How toCrochet a Summer Tote Bag
28 steps
What you’ll need
2 balls
Lily Sugar N Cream Yarn
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Stitch Markers
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5 mm Crochet Hook
Tapestry Needle
Scissor
Start with a slip knot and CH 7
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SC into the 2nd CH from the hook & in each CH across.
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CH 1 & turn work. SC in each 6 SCs across the row.
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Repeat Step 3 until you have 38 rows.
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Once you have 38 rows, make 38 SC down the length of the 1st side.
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Make 6 SC down the next side.
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Make 38 SC down the next side.
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Make 6 SC down the last side.
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Make a slip stitch into the 1st SC made. CH 1 and turn work.
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Make another row of SC in each SC around (88 SC total)
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Join to 1st SC with a slip stitch. CH 1 and turn work.
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Bean stitch in 1st stitch (Insert hook, YO pull up a loop 3X, YO & pull through all 6 loops). CH 1.
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Skip next stitch & bean stitch into the next stitch. CH 1. Repeat around. 44 bean stitches total.
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Join to 1st bean stitch with a slip stitch. CH 1 and turn work.
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Bean stitch in bean stitch from previous row. CH 1, skip next stitch. Repeat around. CH 1, turn.
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Repeat step 15 until you have 24 rows. Join with a slip stitch, CH 1 & turn.
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SC in each bean stitch and chain stitch around. 88 SC total.
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Join to 1st SC with a slip stitch. CH 1 and turn work. SC around again in all 88 stitches.
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Join to 1st SC with a slip stitch. CH 1.
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Counting from the 1st side, place stitch marker on the 12th stitch. Skip 20 & place another marker
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Skip 23 stitches and place a stitch marker on the next stitch. Skip 20 and place another marker.
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Turn work. SC across until you reach stitch marker. Remove and SC in that stitch. Then CH 45.
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Remove next marker and SC. Continue to SC in each stitch across until next marker. Remove and SC.
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CH 45. Remove next marker SC in that stitch and across. Join to 1st SC with slip stitch. CH 1, turn
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SC in each SC and CH stitch around. Join to 1st SC with slip stitch. CH 1, turn.
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SC again in each SC around.
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Join with a slip stitch to 1st SC. Fasten off and cut yarn.
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Weave in ends and enjoy!
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