Beach Rose Tote
Worked in a delicate lace pattern and embellished with a cascade of roses, this oversize crochet tote is slightly stiffened after crocheting so that it maintains its shape.
DESIGNER Nicoletta Tronci
FINISHED SIZE 19″ wide and 13″ tall, excluding handles. Handles: 30″ in length.
YARN Brown Sheep Company Inc. Cotton Fleece (80% cotton, 20% merino wool; 215 yds [197 m]/3½ oz [100 g]; ): #CW-100 cotton ball, 3 skeins.
HOOK Size 7 (4.5mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
NOTIONS Yarn needle; vinyl glue; cardboard 19″ x 13″; plastic wrap; paint brush; a large bowl.
GAUGE 15 sts and 17 rows = 3½ ” in patt.