Beach Mat and Tote Bag Crochet Pattern | FaveCrafts.com

Follow Us on Facebook

Get updates from FaveCrafts.com posted directly to your News Feed.

Free Offer
From Head to Toe, Young to Old: 26 Knit and Crochet Accessories

Discover hats, scarves, gloves, mittens, slippers, and socks to knit and crochet with this eBook featuring patterns from Red Heart Yarns.

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

(4)

Beach Mat and Tote Bag

By:

Crochet a lovely mat for sitting on the ground at the beach or park with a matching tote bag. The tote bag from Lily Sugar n' Cream will hold on your beach or park essentials. This beach mat and tote bag crochet pattern is great for summer.


Crochet Beach Mat and Tote Bag

 


Materials:

  • Yarn: Lily Sugar’n Cream Stripes (56.7 g / 2 oz)  21143 (Country Stripes) 16 balls
  • Crochet Hook: Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

Size: Approx 17 x 60 ins [43 x 152.5 cm] unfolded.

Gauge: 15 sc and 16 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

Instructions:

Note: This yarn is designed to create stripes as you crochet. There are sections of Contrast colors each approx 14 yds [12.5 m] long.

FRONT
**With 1st ball, starting at beg of contrast 1 section, ch 22. With 2nd ball, starting at beg of contrast 2 section, ch 23. With 3rd ball, starting at beg of contrast 3 section, ch 26. 71 ch.
1st row: (RS). With 3rd ball, 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each of next 22 ch. With 2nd ball, 1 hdc in each of next 23 ch. With 1st ball, 1 hdc in each of next 23 ch. Turn. 69 hdc.
2nd row: With 1st ball, ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 22 hdc. With 2nd ball, 1 dc in each of next 23 hdc. With 3rd ball, 1 dc in each of next 23 hdc. Turn.
3rd row: With 3rd ball, ch 2 (do not count as st). 1 hdc in each of first 23 dc. With 2nd ball, 1 hdc in each of next 23 dc. With 3rd ball, 1 hdc in each of next 23 dc. Turn.
Last 2 rows form pat.**
Cont working in pat, until work from beg measures 14 ins [35.5 cm], ending with a 2nd row. Fasten off.

BACK
Work from ** to ** as given for Front.
Cont working in pat, until work from beg measures 64 ins [162.5 cm], ending with a 2nd row. Fasten off.

Side/Bottom Panel:
Ch 18.
1st row: (RS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 16 hdc.
2nd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each hdc to end of row. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 2 (do not count as st). 1 hdc in each dc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 45 ins [114.5 cm], ending with a 2nd row. Fasten off.

Straps: (make 2).
Ch 113.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn.
2nd to 5th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Fold Handle in half length-wise and work through both thicknesses, 1 sc in each st to end of row. Fasten off.

Finishing
Pin pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.

With WS of Front and Side tog, join yarn with sl st to top left corner. Ch 1. Working through both thicknesses, work 1 row of sc down left side, across bottom and up right side of Bag. Fasten off.
Rep for Back, leaving rem fabric free for Mat.

Front Edging: With RS facing, join yarn with sl st to top of Front. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. Work 1 row of sc across top of Front. Do not turn.
2nd row: Working from left to right instead of right to left as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each sc to end of row. Fasten off.

Sew handle to Front as shown in picture. Roll Mat inside of bag. Sew handle to Back at same position as for Front.

 

Your Recently Viewed Projects
Love these projects? Get MORE delivered to your Inbox – FREE Click Here!

All fields required.

Rate & Comment

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.
Cancel Reply to Comment

Newsletter Signup

Free Newsletter!

Discover crafting projects, free patterns, tips and special offers. Get free craft projects, how-to crafting tutorials & product reviews.

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts

 

Connect with Us

Find us online

  • Facebook
  • Google Plus
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter
  • Blog
  • Email
  • RSS

1

© Copyright 2014 Prime Publishing, LLC. All rights reserved.

www.favecrafts.com

close

Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

Was This Helpful?YesNo