Market Tote (3-color) by Noreen Crone-Findlay

Market Tote (3-color)

Crochet
Aran (8 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in single crochet (U.S.) with 2 strands of yarn held together
5.5 mm (I)
812 yards (742 m)
11"/28 cm wide (at base) x 3-1/2"/9 cm deep (at base) x 10-1/2"/26.5 cm high
US
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This pattern is available for free.

Cute crochet tote bag with flowers and beading comes in handy when your hands are full! (Yarnspirations)

Skill level: Intermediate

MATERIALS

One Pound (454 g/16. oz;742 m/812 yds)
3 colors, 1 ball each
(A) Espresso (10581)
(B) Bone (9703)
(C) Berry Blue (9609)

Ed. note: Only small amounts of (C) are used.

One size US I-9 (5.5mm) crochet hook, or size to obtain gauge.

30 g bronze rocaille ‘e’ beads 2 wooden beads—1/2”/1 cm diameter
Pair of pale blue plastic purse handles
Beading needle (or other slender needle that will fit through holes in ‘e’ beads)
Yarn needle (that will fit through holes in wooden beads)

GAUGE

In single crochet, holding 2 strands of C together, using US I-9 (5.5mm) hook, 13 sts and 14 rows = 4”/10 cm.

In single crochet, holding 1 strand of A, using US I-9 (5.5mm) hook, 13 sts and 14 rows = 4”/10 cm.

YARN FLOWERS (make 2)
LARGE BEADED FLOWERS (make 2)
SMALL BEADED FLOWER (make 10)

Directions are provided for optional Plastic Mesh or Fabric Lining.