Monday 8 January 2024

Crochet Tote Market Bag - Easy Pattern



Hello Everyone! πŸ˜‰
Today I would like to share the Market Tote Bag crochet pattern with you. It's worked from the bottom up.The handle straps are crocheted directly onto the body so the bag is one piece with no extra seaming.
This pattern is written for those with basic crochet knowledge.To make this bag, you should be familiar with basic crochet stitches and terminology. You should also know how to crochet in the round.
I used DK weight (size 3 - light) YarnArt Macrame cord type polyester yarn and a 3,5 mm (E4) crochet hook.
You will find the written pattern and a video tutorial below.

Hope you enjoy!
Happy Crocheting! 😊

Disclosure: Please note that this post may contain affiliate links, which means that I may receive a small commission if you make a purchase using these links - at no extra cost to you.



Video Tutorial:




Written Pattern:

Finished Size: Height without handle straps: 33cm (13'');
Width: 33 cm (13'');
Depth: 7 cm (2,8'');
Handle strap length: 32 cm (12,6'')

Skill Level: Easy (advanced beginner)

Gauge: 18 stitches = 10 cm (4'') in double crochet

Materials Used:

  • DK weight cord type polyester yarn, size 3 - light. I used YarnArt Macrame - (90 grams / 130 meters) - 100% Polyester. 3 skeins (approx 245 grams, 355 meters) needed for this pattern. You can also use 2 mm crochet (macrame) cord. 
  • 3,5 mm  (E4) crochet hook.
  • Scissors.
  • Yarn needle or latch hook for weaving in ends.

Abbreviations (US terms):

st./sts - stitch / stitches
sp./sps - space / spaces
ch - chain
sl st. - slip stitch
hdc - half double crochet
dc - double crochet

( )* - repeat instructions between the brackets the number of times indicated.




Instructions:

BASE

Foundation chain: ch52 (multiples of 4)

Round 1: 3dc in 3rd ch st. from hook, 1dc in each of next 48 ch sts, 6dc in last ch st., 1dc in each of next 48 ch sts along the other side of the foundation chain,
3dc in last ch st.
Join the round with a sl st. in first dc st.
(108 dc sts)

Round 2: ch2 (doesn't count as a st.), 2dc in same st., 2dc in each of next 2 sts, 1dc in each of next 48 sts, 2dc in each of next 6 sts, 1dc in each of next 48 sts, 2dc in each of remaining 3 sts.
Join the round with a sl st. in first dc st.
(120 dc sts)

Round 3: ch1 (doesn't count as a st.), 1hdc in same st., 1hdc in each st. around.
Join the round with a sl st. in first hdc st.
(120 hdc sts)



BASE

Round 4: ch3 (counts as 1dc), turn, 1dc in next st., ch2,
(skip 2 sts, 1dc in each of next 2 sts, ch2)* repeat 29 times around.
Join the round with a sl st. in 3rd ch of beginning ch3.
(30 2dc sts, 30 ch2 sps)

Round 5: ch1 (doesn't count as a st.), turn, 1hdc in each st., 2hdc in each ch2 sp. around.
Join the round with a sl st. in first hdc st.
(120 hdc sts)

Round 6 - 31: repeat Round 4 & 5!




Round 32: ch3 (counts as 1dc), turn, 1dc in next st., (ch2, skip 2 sts, 1dc in each of next 2 sts)* repeat 3 times,
ch50, skip 26 sts,
1dc in each of next 2 sts, (ch2, skip 2 sts, 1dc in each of next 2 sts)* repeat 8 times,
ch50, skip 26 sts,
(1dc in each of next 2 sts, ch2, skip 2 sts)* repeat 5 times.
Join the round with a sl st. in 3rd ch of beginning ch3.
(18 2dc sts, 16 ch2 sps, 2 ch50)




Round 33: ch1 (doesn't count as a st.), turn, 1hdc in each st., 2hdc in each ch2 sp., 1hdc in each ch st. of ch50.
Join the round with a sl st. in first hdc st.
(168 hdc sts)

Round 34: ch1 (doesn't count as a st.), 1hdc in same st., 1hdc in each st. around.
Join the round with a sl st. in first hdc st.
(168 hdc sts)

Fasten off, weave in all ends.







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Sunday 26 November 2023

The Lilac Tote Shoulder Bag - Free Crochet Pattern



Hello Everyone! πŸ˜‰

Today I am here to share the Lilac Tote Shoulder crochet pattern with you. It's worked from the bottom up, in joined rounds using crochet stitches such as - chainslip stitchsingle crochet and double crochet, 2 double crochet cluster stitchThe handle strap is made as separate piece and sewn to the bag after it's completed.

I used Worsted / Aran weight (#4) cord type yarn ( thickness - 3 mm) 

You will find the written pattern and a video tutorial below.

Hope you enjoy!
Happy Crocheting! 😊



Disclosure: Please note that this post may contain affiliate links, which means that I may receive a small commission if you make a purchase using these links - at no extra cost to you.









Written Pattern:

Finished Size: 
Height: 30 cm (11,8''); Width at widest point: 34 cm (13,4''); Depth: 8,5 cm (3,3''); Strap length: 60 cm (23,6'')

Skill Level: Easy to Intermediate (advanced beginner)

Gauge: 7 stitches x 3,5 rows = 5 cm (2'') x 5 cm (2'') in double crochet

Materials Used:
  • Worsted - Aran weight cord type yarn, size 4 - medium. I used YarnArt Macrame Cotton - (250 grams / 225 meters) - 80% Cotton, 20% Polyester. 2 skeins (approx 387 metres) needed for this pattern.
  • 4,5 mm (G/7) crochet hook.
  • Scissors.
  • Yarn needle.
  • 2 Stitch markers.

Abbreviations (US terms):

st./sts - stitch / stitches
sp./sps. - space / spaces
ch - chain
sl st. - slip stitch
sc - single crochet
dc - double crochet

2dc cluster - 2 double crochet cluster stitch - (yarn over, insert the hook into indicated stitch or chain space, yarn over and draw up a loop. Yarn over and pull through 2 loops on hook)* repeat 2 times. Now you have 3 loops on hook. Yarn over and pull through all 3 loops. 

( )* - repeat the instructions between the brackets the number of times indicated.

Instructions:


BASE

Foundation chain: ch32

Round 1: 3dc in 3rd ch from hook, 1dc in each of next 28 ch sts, 6dc in last ch st., 1dc in each of next 28 ch sts along the other side of the foundation chain, 3dc in last ch st.
Join the round with a sl st. in first dc st.
(68 sts)

Round 2: ch2 (doesn't count as a st.), 2dc in same st., 2dc in each of next 2 sts, 1dc in each of next 28 sts, 2dc in each of next 6 sts, 1dc in each of next 28 sts, 2dc in each of remaining 3 sts.
Join the round with a sl st. in first dc st.
(80 sts)

Round 3: ch2 (doesn't count as a st.), 2dc in same st., 2dc in each of next 3 sts, 1dc in each of next 32 sts, 2dc in each of next 8 sts, 1dc in each of next 32 sts, 2dc in each of remaining 4 sts.
Join the round with a sl st. in first dc st. Do not fasten off.
(96 sts)




BODY

Round 4: ch2 (counts as 1dc of first 2dc cluster st.), 
(1dc, ch1, 2dc cluster) in same st., 
(skip 2 sts, (2dc cluster, ch1, 2dc cluster) in next st.)* repeat 31 times around.
Join the round with a sl st. in first dc st.
(64 2dc cluster sts., 32 ch1 sps.)




Round 5: sl st. in next ch1 sp., ch2 (counts as 1dc of first 2dc cluster st.), 
(1dc, ch1, 2dc cluster) in that same ch1 sp., 
(skip 2 sts, (2dc cluster, ch1, 2dc cluster) in next ch1 sp.)* repeat 31 times around.
Join the round with a sl st. in first dc st.
(64 2dc cluster sts., 32 ch1 sps.)




Round 6 - 18: repeat Round 5.

Round 19: ch1 (doesn't count as a st.), 1sc in same st., 
(skip next ch1 sp., 1sc in next 2 sts)* repeat 31 times around,
skip next ch1 sp., 1sc in last st.
Join the round with a sl st. in first sc st.
(64 sts)

Round 20: sl st. in each st. around. Join the round with a sl st. in first st., ch1.
Fasten off and weave in all ends.




THE STRAP

Foundation chain: leave approx 20 cm long tail for sewing! Ch71.

Row 1: 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each ch st. across. 
(70 sts)

Row 2 - 4: ch1 (doesn't count as a st.), turn, 1sc in each st. across. 
(70 sts)

Fasten off, leaving approx 20 cm long tail for sewing.


Lay your bag on a flat surface and place stitch markers in both side corners.
Sew the ends of the strap tightly into the corners of your bag.
Fasten off and weave in the ends.










The patterns on this website are my original designs created by me.
Please do not copy, rework, distribute, republish or sell my patterns and photos. 
Do not create video tutorials free or paid.

Thank you!





©2023 KristinesCrochets

Sunday 17 September 2023

Popcorn Stitch Triangle Shawl - Free Crochet Pattern


Hi Everyone!πŸ™‚
I have the Popcorn Stitch Triangle Shawl crochet pattern for you today.
This simple triangle shawl is worked from the top down, in back and forth rows.
The pattern is worked using crochet stitches such as: chain, single crochet, double crochet and 5 double crochet popcorn stitch.
All you need to start is one skein of your favourite fingering weight yarn (I used one skein of YarnArt Flowers ''cake'' yarn) and a 4 mm crochet hook.

You will find the written pattern and a video tutorial below.

Have a wonderful day and happy crocheting!πŸ™‚



Disclosure: Please note that this post may contain affiliate links, which means that I may receive a small commission if you make a purchase using these links - at no extra cost to you.




Written Pattern

Finished Size (unblocked): Height - 76 cm (30''), Width - 166 cm (65,4'').

Skill Level: Intermediate 

Gauge: 11 stitches = 5 cm (2'') in double crochet.

Materials Used:

  • Fingering weight yarn, size 1 - super fineI used YarnArt Flowers (250g/ 1000m) 55% cotton, 45% acrylic yarn in color 293. 1 skein of yarn (1000 meters) needed for this pattern.
  • 4.0 mm (US size G/6) crochet hook.
  • Scissors.
  • Yarn needle or a latch hook.


  • Abbreviations (US terms):

    sk
    - skip
    sp. / sps. - space / spaces
    st. / sts - stitch / stitches
    ch - chain
    sc - single crochet

    dc - double crochet

    5dc popcorn - 5 double crochet popcorn stitch – work 5dc in same stitch. Drop loop from the hook, insert your hook from front to back in the first dc. Place dropped loop on the hook and pull through stitch.

    RS - right side
    WS - wrong side

    ( )* – repeat the instructions between the brackets as directed.




    PATTERN NOTES:

    • The shawl is worked from the top down, in back and forth rows.
    • You can adjust the size of the shawl by adding or subtracting the pattern repeats (Rows 4 - 11).
    • 1 Pattern Repeat (Rows 4 - 11) = approx. 7 cm (2,7'').





    Instructions

    Make a magic (adjustable) ring. 
    Or, ch4 and sl st. in first ch to form a ring.

    Row 1 (RS): ch3 (counts as 1dc), (2dc, ch2, 3dc) in ring.
    (6dc sts, 1 corner ch2 sp.)

    Row 2 (WS): ch3 (counts as 1dc), turn, 2dc in first st., 1dc in each of next 2 sts,
    (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in ch2 sp.,
    1dc in each of next 2 sts, 3dc on top (in 3rd ch) of turning ch3 of previous row.
    (14 dc sts, 1 corner ch2 sp.)

    Row 3 (RS): ch3 (counts as 1dc), turn, 2dc in first st., 1dc in each st. to corner ch2 sp.,
    (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in corner ch2 sp.,
    1dc in each st. until turning ch3 left to the end of the row,
    3dc on top (in 3rd ch) of turning ch3 of previous row.
    (22 dc sts, 1 corner ch2 sp.)

    Row 4 (WS): ch4 (counts as 1dc + ch1), turn, 1dc in first st., ch1,
    (sk next st., 1dc in next st., ch1)*repeat to corner ch2 sp.,
    (1dc, ch2, 1dc, ch1) in corner ch2 sp., 1dc in next st., ch1,
    (sk next st., 1dc in next st., ch1)*repeat until 1dc st. and turning ch3 left to the end of the row,
    sk next st., (1dc, ch1, 1dc) on top (in 3rd ch) of turning ch3 of previous row.
    (16 dc sts, 14 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.)

    Row 5 (RS): ch3 (counts as 1dc), turn, 2dc in first st., 
    (1dc in next ch1 sp., 1dc in next st.)*repeat to corner ch2 sp.,
    (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in corner ch2 sp., 1dc in next st.,
    (1dc in next ch1 sp., 1dc in next st.)*repeat until turning ch4 left to the end of the row,
    1dc in turning ch4 sp., 3dc in 3rd ch of that same turning ch4.
    (38 dc sts, 1 corner ch2 sp.)

    Row 6 (WS): ch4 (counts as 1dc + ch1), turn, 1dc in first st., ch1,
    (sk next st., 1dc in next st., ch1)*repeat to corner ch2 sp.,
    (1dc, ch2, 1dc, ch1) in corner ch2 sp., 1dc in next st., ch1,
    (sk next st., 1dc in next st., ch1)*repeat until 1dc st. and turning ch3 left to the end of the row,
    sk next st., (1dc, ch1, 1dc) on top (in 3rd ch) of turning ch3 of previous row.
    (24 dc sts, 22 ch1 sp., 1 corner ch2 sp.)

    Row 7 (RS): ch1 (doesn't count as a st.), turn, 3sc in first st., 1sc in next ch1 sp., 1sc in next st., 1sc in next ch1 sp., 5dc popcorn in next st.,
    (1sc in next ch1 sp., (1sc in next st., 1sc in next ch1 sp.)*repeat 3 times, 5dc popcorn in next st.)*repeat until 1 ch1 sp. and 1 dc st. left to corner ch2 sp.,
    1sc in next ch1 sp., 1sc in next st.,
    (2sc, ch3, 2sc) in corner ch2 sp., 1sc in next st., 1sc in next ch1 sp., 5dc popcorn in next st.,
    (1sc in next ch1 sp., (1sc in next st., 1sc in next ch1 sp.)*repeat 3 times, 5dc popcorn in next st.)*repeat until 1 ch1 sp., 1 dc st. and turning ch4 left to the end of the row,
    1sc in next ch1 sp., 1sc in next st., 1sc in turning ch4 sp., 3sc in 3rd ch of that same turning ch4.
    (48 sc sts, 6 5dc popcorn sts, 1 corner ch3 sp.)

    Row 8 (WS): ch4 (counts as 1dc + ch1), turn, 1dc in first st., ch1,
    (sk next st., 1dc in next st., ch1)*repeat to corner ch3 sp.,
    (1dc, ch2, 1dc, ch1) in corner ch3 sp., 1dc in next st., ch1,
    (sk next st., 1dc in next st., ch1)*repeat until 2 sts left to the end of the row,
    sk next st., (1dc, ch1, 1dc) in last st.
    (32 dc sts, 30 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.)


    Row 9 (RS): ch1 (doesn't count as a st.), turn, 3sc in first st., 1sc in next ch1 sp., 1sc in next st., 1sc in next ch1 sp., 5dc popcorn in next st.,
    (1sc in next ch1 sp., (1sc in next st., 1sc in next ch1 sp.)*repeat 3 times, 5dc popcorn in next st.)*repeat until 1 ch1 sp. and 1 dc st. left to corner ch2 sp.,
    1sc in next ch1 sp., 1sc in next st.,
    (2sc, ch3, 2sc) in corner ch2 sp., 1sc in next st., 1sc in next ch1 sp., 5dc popcorn in next st.,
    (1sc in next ch1 sp., (1sc in next st., 1sc in next ch1 sp.)*repeat 3 times, 5dc popcorn in next st.)*repeat until 1 ch1 sp., 1 dc st. and turning ch4 left to the end of the row,
    1sc in next ch1 sp., 1sc in next st., 1sc in turning ch4 sp., 3sc in 3rd ch of that same turning ch4.
    (62 sc sts, 8 5dc popcorn sts, 1 corner ch3 sp.)

    Row 10 (WS): ch4 (counts as 1dc + ch1), turn, 1dc in first st., ch1,
    (sk next st., 1dc in next st., ch1)*repeat to corner ch3 sp.,
    (1dc, ch2, 1dc, ch1) in corner ch3 sp., 1dc in next st., ch1,
    (sk next st., 1dc in next st., ch1)*repeat until 2 sts left to the end of the row,
    sk next st., (1dc, ch1, 1dc) in last st.
    (40 dc sts, 38 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.)

    Row 11 (RS): ch3 (counts as 1dc), turn, 2dc in first st., 
    (1dc in next ch1 sp., 1dc in next st.)*repeat to corner ch2 sp.,
    (2dc, ch2, 2dc) in corner ch2 sp., 1dc in next st.,
    (1dc in next ch1 sp., 1dc in next st.)*repeat until turning ch4 left to the end of the row,
    1dc in turning ch4 sp., 3dc in 3rd ch of that same turning ch4.
    (86 dc sts, 1 corner ch2 sp.)

    Rows 12 - 59: Repeat Rows 4 - 11 six more times!





    Fasten off, weave in all ends!
    Block your shawl!

    Stitch count for Rows 12 - 59:
    Row 12: 48 dc sts, 46 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 13: 100 dc sts, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 14: 56 dc sts, 54 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,  
    Row 15: 104 sc sts, 14 popcorn sts, 1 corner ch3 sp.,
    Row 16: 64 dc sts, 62 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 17: 118 sc sts, 16 popcorn sts, 1 corner ch3 sp.,
    Row 18: 72 dc sts, 70 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 19: 150 dc sts, 1 corner ch2 sp., 

    Row 20: 80 dc sts, 78 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 21: 162 dc sts, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 22: 88 dc sts, 86 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 23: 160 sc sts, 22 popcorn sts, 1 corner ch3 sp.,
    Row 24: 96 dc sts, 94 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 25: 174 sc sts, 24 popcorn sts, 1 corner ch3 sp.,
    Row 26: 104 dc sts, 102 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 27: 214 dc sts, 1 corner ch2 sp.,

    Row 28: 112 dc sts, 110 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 29: 224 dc sts, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 30: 120 dc sts, 118 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 31: 216 sc sts, 30 popcorn sts, 1 corner ch3 sp.,
    Row 32: 128 dc sts, 126 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch 2 sp.,
    Row 33: 230 sc sts, 32 popcorn sts, 1 corner ch3 sp.,
    Row 34: 136 dc sts, 134 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 35: 278 dc sts, 1 corner ch2 sp.,

    Row 36: 144 dc sts, 142 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 37: 286 dc sts, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 38: 152 dc sts, 150 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 39: 272 sc sts, 38 popcorn sts, 1 corner ch3 sp.,
    Row 40: 160 dc sts, 158 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 41: 286 sc sts, 40 popcorn sts, 1 corner ch3 sp.,
    Row 42: 168 dc sts, 166 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 43: 342 dc sts, 1 corner ch2 sp.,

    Row 44: 176 dc sts, 174 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 45: 348 dc sts, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 46: 184 dc sts, 182 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 47: 328 sc sts, 46 popcorn sts, 1 corner ch3 sp.,
    Row 48: 192 dc sts, 190 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 49: 342 sc sts, 48 popcorn sts, 1 corner ch3 sp.,
    Row 50: 200 dc sts, 198 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 51: 406 dc sts, 1 corner ch2 sp.,

    Row 52: 208 dc sts, 206 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 53: 410 dc sts, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 54: 216 dc sts, 214 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 55: 384 sc sts, 54 popcorn sts, 1 corner ch3 sp.,
    Row 56: 224 dc sts, 222 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 57: 398 sc sts, 56 popcorn sts, 1 corner ch3 sp.,
    Row 58: 232 dc sts, 230 ch1 sps, 1 corner ch2 sp.,
    Row 59: 470 dc sts, 1 corner ch2 sp.



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    The patterns on this website are my original designs created by me.
    Please do not copy, rework, distribute, republish or sell my patterns and photos. 
    Do not create video tutorials free or paid.

    Thank you!




    ©2023 KristinesCrochets 






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