Axis Tote

This plaid bag, worked in three colors of the chubbiest threads, is the perfect size for an afternoon at the bowling alley. Learn how to carry yarn as you crochet to create the color changes.

Designer Joyce Geisler

Finished Size 15½” wide at top, 12″ wide at gusset, 10″ tall. Handles: 8½” drop, 1¾” wide, and 20″ long.

Yarn Nazli Gelin Garden size 3 Thread (distributed by Universal Yarn) (100% cotton; 136 yd [125 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]) #300-14 green (MC), 8 balls; #300-19 tan, (CC1) 4 balls; #300-05 pink (CC2) 1 ball.

Hook Size F/5 (3.75 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions Coordinating fabric for lining 16″ × 25″; coordinating sewing thread for lining; sewing needle; magnetic clasp.

Gauge 20 dc = 4″; 11 rows (10 dc rows and 1 sc row) = 4″ on size F/5 (3.75 mm) hook.

Axis Tote Axis Tote shape
Axis Tote closure
Axis Tote corner
Axis Tote detail

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