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Granny Square Bottom Tote

SKILL LEVEL: ADVANCED BEGINNER

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YARN

24/7 Cotton from Lion Brand Yarn

Approximately 550 yards 

HOOK

5 mm

ADDITIONAL SUPPLIES

  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors

NOTES

  • Beginning chain may or may not count as a stitch
  • I used 24/7 Cotton and a 5 mm hook to make the bag pictured but any yarn/hook could be used. Note that using a different yarn or hook will change the finished dimensions of your bag

ABBREVIATIONS (US TERMS)

  • slst – Slipstitch
  • ch – Chain
  • sc – Single Crochet
  • dc – Double Crochet

DIMENSIONS

Bag measures approximately 16 inches tall and 18 inches wide 

*Please Note: Using a different yarn and/or hook size will change the dimensions of your bag.

Ch 4, slst to beginning ch to form a ring

PATTERN

ROW 1

  • Ch 2 (counts as beginning dc)
  • 2 dc into ring, ch 2
  • (3 dc into ring, ch 2) 3 times
  • Slst to top of beginning ch 2

ROW 2

  • Slst over next 2 stitches and into the first ch space
  • In the first ch space, ch 2 (counts as beginning dc), 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc
  • In each remaining ch space, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc
  • slst to top of beginning ch 2

ROW 3

  • slst over next 2 stitches and into the first space 
  • In the first ch space, ch 2 (counts as beginning dc), 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc 
  • *In next space 3 dc 
  • In next ch space, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc* 
  • Repeat from * to * 2 times 
  • In the last space 3 dc 
  • slst to top of beginning ch 2

ROW 4

  • slst over next 2 stitches and into the first space
  • In the first ch space, ch 2 (counts as beginning dc), 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc
  • *3 dc in each space until you reach the corner ch space
  • In corner ch space, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc*
  • Repeat from * to * 2 times
  • 3 dc in each space until you reach the end of the row
  • slst to top of beginning ch 2

ROW 5 – 10

Repeat Row 4

ROW 11

  • slst over next 2 stitches and into the first space 
  • In the first ch space, ch 2 (counts as beginning dc), 2 dc

Continue working around, place 3 dc in each space, including the corner spaces (increases are no longer required

  • slst to top of beginning ch 2

ROW 12 – 41

Repeat Row 8

*If you’d like to change the height of your bag, omit or add rows here

When you reach the end of Row 41 you will not end at the side of the bag where you want your handle rows to begin. Fasten off and join with a slst to the centre of one of the sides. 

ROW 42 – 43

  • ch 1 (does not count as a stitch), sc in the same stitch
  • sc in each stitch around
  • slst to beginning sc

ROW 44

  • ch 1 (does not count as a stitch), sc in the same stitch
  • sc in the next 19 stitches
  • Ch 80, skip the next 20 stitches
  • sc in the next 40 stitches
  • ch 80, skip the next 20 stitches
  • sc in the next 20 stitches
  • slst to beginning sc

ROW 45 – 46

  • ch 1 (does not count as a stitch), sc in the same stitch
  • sc in each stitch around
  • slst to beginning sc

FINISHING

Fasten off and weave in ends!

LEGAL

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ALL FINISHED PRODUCTS created using this pattern may be sold locally or online. If selling finished products online, please give my shop credit for the pattern.

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