Country Girl Market Tote – Free Pattern

Look great when heading out to the market with this stylish Eco-friendly market tote. Inspired by life on the farm.

Country Girl Market Tote

Skill Level: Easy

What you will need:

Hobby Lobby I Love This Cotton 1 skein each: Color A – Denims, Color B – Stone Wash and Color C – Dark Denim

Size I / 5.5 mm Hook

Locking Stitch Markers (or Safety Pins)

Yarn Needle

Gauge: 12 stitches (4 V stitches) and 4 rows = 4 inches in tr / Finished size is 17 x 14 inches

Stitches and Abbreviations

ch…  chain sc…  single crochet
sl st…  slip stitch hdc… half double crochet

dc…  double crochet

st… stitch tr… treble crochet

Special Stitches:

tr V Stitch – (tr, ch 1, tr) in stitch or space indicated

Pattern Notes: This bag is worked from the bottom up on the first side. Then yarn is attached on the bottom and worked up the other side. Bag is then folded and sewn together up the sides. This keeps the V stitches on both sides pointing in the same direction.

With I / 5.5 mm Hook and Color A ch 51

(If you prefer, you may start row one as 50 Foundation Single Crochet)

Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each st across, turn (50 sc)

Rows 2 – 10: ch 1, sc in first st and each st across, finish off color A, turn

Row 11: Attach color B with sl st, ch 4 (counts as 1st tr now and throughout), skip next st, tr V in next st, *skip 2 st, tr V in next, repeat from * to last 2 st, skip 1 st, tr in last st, turn (1 tr, 16 V st, 1 tr)

Rows 12 – 15: ch 4, tr V in each ch 1 sp across, tr in top of ch 4 of previous row, finish off color B, turn

Row 16: Attach color A with sl st, ch 1, sc in 1st st and in each st and ch 1 space across, turn (50 sc)

Rows 17 – 20: ch 1, sc in each st across, finish off color A, turn

Row 21: Attach color C with sl st,  ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1 now and throughout), skip 1 st, dc in next st, *ch 2, skip next 2 st, dc in next, repeat from * to last 2 st, skip 1 st, ch 1, dc in last st, turn.

Rows 22- 25: ch 4, skip ch 1 space, dc in next st, ch 2, skip ch 2 space, dc in next st, repeat from * to last ch 1 sp, ch 1 dc in third ch of ch 4 from previous row, finish off color C, turn

Row 26: Attach color A with sl st, ch 1, sc in 1st st, sc in ch 1 space, sc in each st, 2 sc in each ch 2 space across to last ch 1 space, sc in ch 1 space, sc in third ch of ch 4 from previous row, turn (50 sc)

Rows 27 – 30: ch 1, sc in each st across, finish off color A, turn

Row 31: Attach color B with sl st, ch 4 (counts as 1st tr now and throughout), skip next st, tr V in next st, *skip 2 st, tr V in next, repeat from * to last 2 st, skip 1 st, tr in last st, turn (1 tr, 16 V st, 1 tr)

Rows 32 – 35: ch 4, tr V in each ch 1 sp across, tr in top of ch 4 of previous row, finish off color B, turn

Row 36: Attach color A with sl st, ch 1, sc in 1st st and in each st and ch 1 space across, turn (50 sc)

Row 37: ch 1, sc in each st across, turn

Row 38: ch 1, sc in next 18, ch 14, skip 14 st and sc in last 18, turn

Row 39: ch 1, sc in next 18, 20 hdc in ch 14 space, sc in last 18, turn (56 st)

Row 40: ch 1 sc in next 18, hdc in next 20, sc in next 18, finish off




Now turn the bag around and attach color B to the bottom of the bag with a sl st.Bottom of market tote

Row 1: ch 4 (counts as 1st tr now and throughout), skip next st, tr V in next st, *skip 2 st, tr V in next, repeat from * to last 2 st, skip 1 st, tr in last st, turn (1 tr, 16 V st, 1 tr)

Rows 2 – 5: ch 4, tr V in each ch 1 sp across, tr in top of ch 4 of previous row, finish off color B, turn

Row 6: Attach color A with sl st, ch 1, sc in 1st st and in each st and ch 1 space across, turn (50 sc)

Rows 7 – 10: ch 1, sc in each st across, finish off color A, turn

Row 11: Attach color C with sl st,  ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1 now and throughout), skip 1 st, dc in next st, ch 2, *skip next 2 st, dc in next, repeat from * to last 2 st, skip 1 st, ch 1, dc in last st, turn.

Rows 12- 15: ch 4, skip ch 1 space, dc in next st, ch 2, skip ch 2 space, dc in next st, repeat from * to last ch 1 sp, ch 1 dc in third ch of ch 4 from previous row, finish off color C, turn

Row 16: Attach color A with sl st, ch 1, sc in 1st st, sc in ch 1 space, sc in each st, 2 sc in each ch 2 space across to last ch 1 space, sc in ch 1 space, sc in third ch of ch 4 from previous row, turn (50 sc)

Rows 17 – 20: ch 1, sc in each st across, finish off color A, turn

Row 21: Attach color B with sl st, ch 4 (counts as 1st tr now and throughout), skip next st, tr V in next st, *skip 2 st, tr V in next, repeat from * to last 2 st, skip 1 st, tr in last st, turn (1 tr, 16 V st, 1 tr)

Rows 22 – 25: ch 4, tr V in each ch 1 sp across, tr in top of ch 4 of previous row, finish off color B, turn

Row 26: Attach color A with sl st, ch 1, sc in 1st st and in each st and ch 1 space across, turn (50 sc)

Row 27: ch 1, sc in each st across, turn

Row 28: ch 1, sc in next 18, ch 14, skip 14 st and sc in last 18, turn

Row 29: ch 1, sc in next 18, 20 hdc in ch 14 space, sc in last 18, turn (56 st)

Row 30: ch 1 sc in next 18, hdc in next 20, sc in next 18, finish off

pin sides and sewNow fold the bag in half and sew up the sides. I used locking stitch markers to pin the edges together and keep them even while sewing. Weave in the ends and you are ready to go shopping with your new tote!

Tracee

 

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