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Copyright, July 28, 2006
Tisa Enterprises, All Rights Reserved

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Recycled Bag Tote Crochet Pattern

12" wide x 11" tall

The following pattern is my original design.
Please only copy or print this pattern for personal use.
Please contact me if you find any errors.


2" Plastic Bag Strips (about 7 ounces)
Hook Size Q

(Click Here for Plastic Bag Strip Preparation Instructions)

Click here to watch a video about preparing "plarn".

Stitches: ch, sc, sc2tog.

Difficulty:  MEDIUM

BOTTOM (worked in rows):

R1: Ch10, sc in 2nd ch from hook. Sc in ea rem ch. (9sc)

Rs2-6: Ch1, turn. Sc in ea sc. (9sc)

SIDES (worked in rounds):

R1: Ch1, do not turn. Sc in ea row end. 3sc in ea corner. Sc in ea st along foundation chain and R6. Join with sl st to first sc.

R2: Sc in back loop only of ea sc. Join with sl st.

R3: Begin continuous round. Ch1, do not turn. Sc in ea sc. (use markers if needed - I used a stitch holder)

R4: Sc in ea sc, working one sc2tog in ea corner.

Rs5-7: Sc in ea sc.

R8: (Sc in one st, sc2tog) around.

R9: Sc in ea sc to center 3 sts on long side. Sk those 3 sts. Ch7, sc around to center 3 sts on opposite side, Sk those 3 sts, Ch7, sc in ea rem sc.

R10: Sc in ea st and in ea chain of the handles. Join with sl st.

Fasten Off.




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