Description: The Crochet Market Tote Bag is a versatile and stylish accessory that’s perfect for carrying your essentials while shopping at the farmers’ market, grocery store, or even for a day at the beach. This eco-friendly bag is both functional and fashionable, offering a spacious interior to hold your groceries, produce, or personal items, while its sturdy crochet construction ensures durability. With its openwork design and comfortable handles, this tote bag adds a touch of handmade charm to your everyday outings.
Free Crochet Pattern: Crochet Market Tote Bag
- Worsted weight cotton yarn in your choice of color
- Crochet hook (size H/5.0mm or size needed to achieve gauge)
- Yarn needle for weaving in ends
- ch: chain
- sc: single crochet
- hdc: half double crochet
- dc: double crochet
- st(s): stitch(es)
- rep: repeat
- Ch 31.
- Row 1: Starting in the 2nd ch from the hook, sc in each ch across. Turn. (30 sc)
- Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each st across. Turn.
- Rep Row 2 until your base measures approximately 12 inches in length.
- Ch 1, sc in each st across the short end of the base. When you reach the corner, make 3 sc in the last st to turn the corner.
- Sc evenly along the long side of the base, placing 3 sc in the corner st.
- Sc in each st across the second short end of the base, placing 3 sc in the corner st.
- Sc evenly along the final long side of the base, placing 3 sc in the corner st. Join with a slip stitch to the first sc of this round.
- Ch 2 (counts as first hdc), hdc in the same st and in each st around. Join with a slip stitch to the top of the beginning ch-2.
- Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in the same st and in each st around. Join with a slip stitch to the top of the beginning ch-3.
- Rep Step 6 for a total of 5 rounds.
- Ch 1, sc in the next 10 sts. Ch 40 (or desired handle length), skip the next 20 sts, sc in the next 20 sts. Ch 40 (or same length as first handle), skip the next 20 sts, sc in the remaining 10 sts. Join with a slip stitch and fasten off.
- Weave in all loose ends using a yarn needle.
- Optional: Add tassels, pom-poms, or other embellishments to the ends of the handles for a playful touch.
Your Crochet Market Tote Bag is now ready to accompany you on your shopping trips and outings! Remember, you can customize the size, color, and handle length to suit your preferences.
Enjoy your crocheting and using your beautiful handmade tote bag!