Use up all of those plastic sacks you have laying around to make a reusable grocery tote. If you already are on the no-plastic bandwagon, put the word out. When people see this accessory, they’ll be saving more sacks than you know what to do with!
Basic “Plarn” Tote
Gauge: About 3 sc= 1″
Finished Size: 14″ across, 14″ high, 8″ rise on handles
With size “K” crochet hook and plarn, Ch 41.
Round 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Do not turn, sc in each unworked loop of ch. (40 sc)
Round 2: Sc in first sc of previous. Mark as first sc. Sc in each sc around.
Repeat Round 2 (44) times.
On next round: Sc in next 14 sc. *Ch 40. Skip next 12 sc. Sc in next 2 sc. Turn, skip next 2 sc, sc in each of 40 ch and next 2 sc. (Turn, sc in 3rd sc from hook, in next 39 sc of handle, and in next 2 sc of tote) 3 times*, sc in next 22 sc of tote, repeat between **, sc in next 6 sc of tote, sl st in next 2 sc, tie off.
Weave in ends.