Tote Summer Bag by Natalia Kononova

Tote Summer Bag

July 2013
Thread ?
see notes below
1.4 mm
400 - 800 yards (366 - 732 m)
Width 30 cm/ 12'' Height 35.5 cm/ 14''
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Gauge: 1 motif = 2 5/8’’/ 7 cm in diameter using 1.4 mm hook

Please, note:
- It is not allowed to sell finished items based on any of my patterns without permission.

Crochet level:
- Easy/Intermediate.

You should know how to crochet following stitches:
chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, treble crochet, picot.

This pattern includes:

  • my love to every single step in creating crochet patterns :)
  • written instructions;
  • very detailed step-by-step pictures;
  • charts.

Instructions are given in English language, American terminology.

Crochet hook:
- 1.4 mm.

Recommended materials:

  • 1 ball (about 400 yards) of mercerized cotton crochet thread size 10 in ecru color;
  • about 1 yard/ 90 cm of matching quilted fabric;
  • about 1 yard/ 90 cm of matching lining fabric;
  • 92’’/234 cm of matching home decor cord for handles;
  • matching thread for sewing machine;
  • sewing machine.

Finished size:
- width 30 cm/12’’, height 35.5 cm/14’’.

1 motif = 2-5/8’’/7 cm in diameter;


  • make and connect all the motifs before sewing a bag. Check if your gauge is different and adjust size of the bag and how much fabric you would need;
  • make 1 loop of 10 motifs, connecting as you go. Then make 5 more loops, connecting every motif as you go.
  • make bottom of the bag, consisted of 5 motifs, connecting them to both halves of the last, 6th loop.

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