Worsted Weight Yarn (brown, white,red and green)
Bulky Weight light blue yarn
5.5 mm crochet hook
Finished item dimensions
Width – 10 inches
Height – 11 inches
Handle – 10 inches
Round 2: Chain 2 counts as a DC,DC in the same stitch, 2 DC in each around,join, (20 DC)
Round 3: Chain 2,DC in same stitch, DC in next, (DC inc, DC in the next)* repeat 8 times, join, (30 DC)
Round 4: Chain 2, DC in same stitch, DC in next 2, (DC inc, DC in next 2)* repeat 8 times, join, (40 DC)
Round 5: Chain 2, DC in same stitch, DC in next 3, (DC inc, DC in next 3)* repeat 8 times, join, (50 DC)
Round 6: Chain 2, DC in same stitch, DC in next 4, (DC inc, DC in next 4)* repeat 8 times, join, (60 DC)
Round 7: Chain 2, DC in same stitch, DC in next 5, (DC inc, DC in next 5)*
repeat 8 times, join, (70 DC)
Change to color white
Round 9: Chain 2, DC in same stitch, DC in next 6, (DC inc, DC in next 6)*
repeat 8 times, join, (80 DC)
Round 10-23: Chain 4, skip 1 space, DC in the next,(Chain 1, skip 1 space, DC in the next)repeat 38 times,
Round 24: Chain 1, SC in between the DC posts all your way around (40 SC)
Use light blue bulky weight yarn
Row 1:SC 10 times, turn (10 SC)
Row 2:SC 10 times, turn (10 SC)
Row 3:SC 10 times, turn (10 SC)
Row 4: SC dec, 6 SC, SC dec, turn (8 SC)
Row 5: 8 SC, turn
Row 6: 8 SC, turn
Row 7: SC dec, 4 SC, SC dec, turn (6 SC)
Row 8: 6 SC, turn (6 SC)
Row 9: 6 SC, turn (6 SC)
Row 10: SC dec, 2 SC SC dec (4 SC)
Row 11-23: 4 SC, turn
Count 10 space from the bottom of your first handle and continue to work on your second handle with the same instructions above.
Sew the ends of the handle together.
Work a single crochet on the DC posts for the stem as shown above.
Round 1: Magic Ring, Chain 1, 10 SC in chain, slip stitch to first SC
Round 2: SC in same stitch,(make a 1 DC 2TR 1 DC in the next, SC in the next)*repeat 4 times, slip stitch, fasten off
I put a crystal button at the center of the flower just like the flower that I made from my last newborn hat. You can check out the pattern here.
Leaf (make 2)
Chain 8, skip 1 chain, SC in the next 2, Tr in the next 4, 2 DC
Work in rounds
Chain 1, 6 DC, slip stitch
Please leave a message below for any clarifications and corrections on my pattern. You can also email me at email@example.com. I’m happy to help you out.
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Happy crocheting everyone…
2 responses to “Spring Inspired Tote Bag – Free Crochet Pattern”
Hello Rhea, it’s a lovely bag. I translate in Dutch for the women who can’t read another language. Of course I credit you as the Designer and provide a link back to your site.
Knidle greetings, Jeannette Kieft
Here you can find my Dutch translaton: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1481282895439556/
It’s so kind of you to translate it for your fellow Dutch crocheters. Thanks for linking up Jeannette.