Lacy Shells Market Tote Crochet Pattern

  • Post author:

The Lacy Shells Market Tote is the perfect bag! You can use it as a reusable bag for groceries, WIPs and going to the beach or pool!

Lacy Shells Market Tote - Free Crochet Pattern - The Lavender Chair

Materials:

Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn (Lily’s Sugar’n Cream )

  • 200 Yards of each color

I 5.50mm Crochet Hook

Yarn Needle

Get your materials HERE:

Size:

16 inches wide x 13 inches tall

Difficulty:

Intermediate

Gauge:

13 Hdc = Approx. 4 inches

Stitches:

Ch: Chain- Yarn over pull through one loop.

SS: Slip stitch- Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over and pull through both the stitch and loop on the hook.

SC: Single crochet- Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops.

Dc: Double crochet- Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops. Yarn over pull through two loops.

Hdc: Half double crochet- Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through three stitches.

Special Stitches:

Dc3tog: (double crochet 3 together) – *yo, insert hook into stitch, yo, draw up loop, yo, pull through 2 loops,* repeat from * to * a total of 3 times, yo, pull through all loops on the hook.

Notes:

  • I used regular worsted weight yarn for the tote pictured but, it is best to use worsted weight, cotton yarn for a sturdier finish.

Instructions:

Chain 35

Round 1: 3Hdc in the third chain from hook. Hdc in the next 31 chains. 6Hdc in the last chain. Working along the backside of the chains Hdc across to the last stitch. 3hDc in the final chain. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (74 stitches)

Round 2: Chain 1. 2Hdc in the next 3 stitches. Hdc in the next 31 stitches. 2Hdc in the next 6 stitches. Hdc in the next 31 stitches. 2Hdc in the next 3 stitches.  Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (86 Stitches)

Round 3: Chain 1. (2Hdc. Hdc) x’ s 3. Hdc in the next 31 stitches. (2Hdc. Hdc) x’s. 6. Hdc in the next 31 stitches. (2Hdc. Hdc) x’ s 3. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (98 stitches)

Round 4: Chain 1. (2Hdc. Hdc in the next 2 stitches) x’ s 3. Hdc in the next 31 stitches. (2Hdc. Hdc in the next 2 stitches) x’s. 6. Hdc in the next 31 stitches. (2Hdc. Hdc in the next 2 stitches) x’ s 3. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (110 stitches)

Round 5: Chain 1. Working in the BLO Hdc around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (110 stitches)

Round 6 – 11: Chain 1. Hdc around. Join with a SS to the first Hdc made. (110 stitches)

Round 12:  Chain 1. (Sc. Chain 3. Skip the next stitch) x’s 3. Sc. Chain 3. Skip the next 2 stitches. *(Sc. Chain 3. Skip the next stitch.) x’s 4. Sc. Chain 3. Skip the next 2 stitches.* Repeat from * to * around. Until 2 stitches remain. Sc. Chain 3. Skip the next stitch. Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Round 13:  SS into the chain 3 space. Chain 1. *Sc in the next chain 3 space (first Sc of the round will be worked in same place as ss). Chain 3. Sc in the next chain 3 space. Skip the next chain 3 space. 7Dc in the next chain 3 space. Skip the next chain 3 space.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Round 14:  SS into the chain 3 space. Chain 1. *Sc in the next chain 3 space. (first Sc will be worked in the same space). [Dc. Chain 1.] in the next 6 Dc. Dc in the next Dc.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Round 15: SS across into the 2nd chain 1 space. Chain 1. *[Sc in the next chain 1 space. (first Sc will be worked in the same space). Chain 3.] Repeat from [ to ] a total of 4 times. Skip the next Dc and Chain 1 space. Dc3tog over the next 3 stitches. Chain 3. Skip the next chain 1 space and Dc.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Round 16: SS into the next Chain 3 space. Chain 1. *Sc in the next chain 3 space (first Sc will be worked in the same space). Chain 3.* Repeat from * to * around Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Round 17 – 28: Repeat rounds 13 – 16 ending in round 16.

Round 29: Chain 1. *(Sc in the next Sc. Sc in the next chain 3 space.) x’s 3. Sc in the next Sc. 2Sc in the next chain 3 space. Sc in the next Sc. Sc in the next chain 3 space.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made. (110)

Round 30 – 33: Chain 1. Sc in each stitch around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made. (110)

Round 34: Chain 1. Sc in the next 6 stitches. Chain 50. Skip 19 stitches. Sc in the next 36 stitches. Chain 50. Skip 19 stitches. Sc in the next 30 stitches.

Round 35: Chain 1. Sc in each stitch and chain around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made. (172)

Round 36 – 40: Chain 1. Sc in each stitch around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made. (172)

Finish off. Weave in ends. And enjoy your Lacy Shells Market Tote!