Final Product

Luna Lovegood's Tote - Image 2

Luna Lovegood's Tote - Image 1

Supplies
TLC Essentials in Shaded Denim, or any worsted weight yar
G/6 (4.00 mm) crochet hook
Stitch markers
Yarn needle

Instructions
Strap
Chain 9.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across. (8 sc)

Repeat row 2 for about 40 inches (101.60 cm), do not bind off.

Work 2 more sc in last sc of final row to create a turn corner, and sc evenly along the side.

Work 3 sc in in the first free loop at the bottom to create another turn corner, and sc in the next 6 free loops.

Work 3 sc in last free loop to create a turn corner, sc evenly along side.

Work 1 sc in the first sc of the last row and join in the same st with a slip stitch.

Bind off.

Bag Panel
Chain 49.

Row 1: Sc in second ch from the hook and in each ch across.

Row 2: Ch 1 turn, sc in each st across.

Repeat for 10 inches (25.40 cm).

Bind off

Join yarn with a slip stitch in the 6th sc from the bind off, ch1, sc in same st and sc across leaving 5 stitches at the end unworked.

(Ch 1, turn, sc across) 4 times.

Bind off.

Repeat for second panel.

Finishing
Lay the two bag panels together with wrong sides facing.

Crochet together along each side and bottom.

Fold the bottom "cut-out" portion flat and crochet it closed on both ends.

Attach the strap with about a 2 to 3 inch ( 5.08 to 7.62 cm) overlap on each side, making sure to center it on the side seams.

Work a round of sc around the top of the bag.

Bind off.

Weave in and trim all ends.

Credit
Amy O'Holleran's tutorial was taken with permission from her blog, With A Tangled Skein.

 





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