Cerro Tote by Kathy North

Cerro Tote

March 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in single crochet with smaller hook
3.75 mm (F)
5.0 mm (H)
After Blocking: 13" deep (excluding handles), 14½"" wide across top, 17" wide across base, 22" handle length.
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Pub’d in CEY Web-letter, Issue 333

Pima Cotton • Alpaca
A blend of soft pima cotton and alpaca, theses yarns have drape and excellent stitch definition. Cerro’s summery hues are complimented by its undyed cousin, MountainTop Canyon.

Built from the handles down, this multi-stitch, textured tote will become a useful addition to your beach or market bag collection.

Skill Level

Finished Measurements
After Blocking: 13” deep (excluding handles), 14½“ wide across top, 17” wide across base, 22” handle length.

MountainTop Cerro by Classic Elite Yarns
(85% pima cotton, 15% alpaca; 50 g = approx 150 yards)
4 hanks 7125 Watermelon

Crochet hooks in sizes US F/5 and H/8 (3.75 and 5 mm) or size to obtain gauge.

Other Materials
Removable stitch marker

19 sts and 23 rows = 4” in single crochet with smaller hook; 14-sts in Wavy Shell st = 3” wide and 4 part rows = 1¼“ high with larger hook. Take time to save time, check your gauge.