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Summer Love Tote Bag
"Carry all of your essential items in one place with this gorgeous color block crochet tote. This pattern works up quickly and has a simple, get gorgeous look. This pattern is written in US terms. Written pattern includes references on when to switch colors for both the two toned and three toned totes. You will need to know how to slip stitch, single crochet, half double crochet and double crochet. There is a special stitch, a 2 double crochet cluster, which will be explained in the pattern (similar to a double crochet decrease). The main portion of this bag is a simple two row repeat. I created this crochet tote bag in approximately 3 hours. My finished bag is approximately 13.5 inches tall x 12 inches wide without the handle. Gauge is not important for this pattern, although I will add mine for reference: 8 hdc x 6 rows = 2 inches x 2 inches. This pattern is worked in the round, but not with a magic circle. We will chain to the length required for the width of the bag, work in the round and seam the bottom later."
NotesThis pattern is easy to follow as the main portion of the bag includes a two row repeat. This repeat is easy to remember and you won't need to reference the written pattern as often while crocheting.
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet GaugeGauge is not important for this pattern, although I will add mine for reference: 8 hdc x 6 rows = 2 inches x 2 inches.
Finished SizeApproximately 13.5 inches tall x 12 inches wide without the handle.
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