9 X 13
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Copyright August 13, 2011
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Red Heart Super Saver Yarn
- 4 ply, worsted weight (Dark Spruce-less than 8 ounces)
Hook: Size P
Stitches used: ch, sl st, sc, fp sc, sc2tog.
FRONT POST SINGLE CROCHET (FP SC)
Insert hook from the front
side of the work right to left around the post of
the indicated stitch
on a previous row; yo and draw through two lps.
Insert hook in next st, draw up a lp, (two
lps on hk), insert hook in next st, draw up a lp
(3 lps on hook), YO and
draw through all 3 lps.
NOTE: Entire pattern is worked holding two strands tog.
I worked from both ends of one skein of yarn for this pattern.
R 1: Holding both strands together, Ch24. Sc in the 2nd ch from the hook. Sc in ea rem ch. (23sc)
Rs2-17: Ch1, turn. Sc in ea st.
R18: (begin rounds) Ch1, turn.
Sc in ea st and in ea row end, placing 2 sc in ea corner st.
(16 sc in ea end and 25 on the first and last rows for a total of 82 sc)
R19: Ch1, do not turn. FP SC around ea sc. (82 fp sc)
R20: Ch1, turn. Sc in ea st. Join with a sl st in first st made. (82sc)
R21: Ch1, do not turn. Sc in ea st. Join with sl st in first st made. (82sc)
Rs 22-23: Rep R2. (82sc)
NOTE: Stop here and mark your 4 corner stitches. You should have 23 sc bet markers on the long sides and 16sc bet markers on short sides.
LONG SIDES (Handles - make 2)
Working in ea
of the 23 sts bet markers on one long side, join w/sc in 1st sc. Sc in ea rem st across.
Rs2-4: Ch1, turn. Sc in ea st. (23sts)
R5: Ch1, turn. Sc2tog. Sc in ea st across to last 2sts. Sc2tog. (21sts)
(This row is worked with the outside of the tote facing you.)
R6: Ch1, turn. Sc in ea st. (21sts)
R7: Rep R5. (19sts)
R8: Rep R6.
R9: Rep R5. (17sts)
R10: Rep R6.
R11: Rep R5. (15sts)
R12: Rep R6.
R13: Rep R5. (13sts)
R14: Rep R6.
R15: Rep R5. (11sts)
R16: Rep R6.
R17: Rep R5. (9sts)
R18: Ch1, turn. Sc 1 row below first st. Sc in same st. Ch7, sk next 7sts.
Sc in last st. Sc in row below last st. (4sts and 7chs)
R19: Ch1, turn. Sc2tog. Sc in hump of next 7chs. Sc2tog.
Work same for opposite side but do not fasten off.
EDGE: Ch1, do not turn. Sc in ea row end down to the first marker.
*Sk marked st. Sc2tog.
Sc in ea st across to 2sts before the next marked st. Sc2tog.
Sk marked st.
Sc in ea row end and in ea st ** until you get to the next marker.
Rep from * to ** once.
Join with a sl st in the first sc.