Ester’s Tote Part One

The Squares

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PART ONE:

SKILL LEVEL:
Easy – Intermediate:

MATERIALS:
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Hooks & Notions:
-Size
4.00 mm Hook
-Yarn Needle

I use US Crochet stitch terminology

Abbreviations:
SC – single crochet
HDC – half double crochet
DC – double crochet
TR – treble crochet
SL ST – slip stitch
SPECIAL STITCH – Puff Stitch (PS)
– Yarn over hook;
*insert hook into stitch;
yarn over hook;
pull up a loop to the same height as a HDC; repeat from * 3 times (7 loops on hook);
yarn over and pull through all 7 loop on hook.

Size of Squares: 13 cm / 5 inches
Please note this all depends on your hook, yarn and crochet tension
Tension/Gauge is not necessary to be perfect for this project – your squares must just be the same(equal) in size to assemble bag.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Cornered Diamonds: (Make 4)

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FOUNDATION RING:
Using your first color make a magic ring.
RND 1: CH 4(counts as 1 TR);
[work 5 DC into ring, work 1 TR into ring] repeat 3 times;
work 5 DC into ring, join with a SL ST into the top of the beginning CH
Fasten off and weave in ends. (24 STS)
RND 2: Join new color into the top of any TR;
CH1 and work 1 SC into same ST;
*SKIP 2 STS; work (3 DC, 3 CH, 3 DC) into next ST;
SKIP next ST, work 1 SC into next ST. Repeat from * twice more;
SKIP 2 STS; work (3 DC, 3 CH, 3 DC) into next ST;
SKIP next ST, join with a SL ST into first SC made.
Fasten off and weave in ends. (28 STS and 4 x 3CH spaces)

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RND 3: Join new color into the top of any SC with a SL ST;
*SKIP 3 STS, work (2 TR, 3 DC, CH 2, 3 DC, 2 TR) into next 3 CH space;
SKIP 3 STS, work 1 SL ST into next SC. Repeat from * twice more.
SKIP 3 STS, work (2 TR, 3 DC, CH 2, 3 DC, 2 TR) into next 3 CH space;
SKIP 3 STS, join with a SL ST into the beginning SL ST.
Fasten off and weave in ends. (40 STS, 4 x SL ST’s, and 4 x 2 CH spaces)

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RND 4: Join new color into any 2 CH space;
CH 1, *work 3 SC into 2 CH space, work 1 SC into the next 5 STS;, work 1 SC into the SC of round 2; work 1 SC into the next 5 STS. Repeat from * 3 more times, join with a SL ST into the first SC made.
Fasten off and weave in ends. (56 STS)

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RND 5: Join new color into the first SC of a corner 3 SC;
Work 1 SC into the same ST;
*work 3 SC into next ST (corner made);
work 1 SC into next 3 STS; work 1 HDC into next 2 STS:
work 1 DC into next 3 STS; work 1 HDC into next 2 STS;
work 1 SC into next 3 STS. Repeat from * twice more.
Work 3 SC into next ST (corner made);
work 1 SC into next 3 STS; work 1 HDC into next 2 STS:
work 1 DC into next 3 STS; work 1 HDC into next 2 STS;
work 1 SC into next 2 STS, join with a SL ST into first SC made.
Fasten off and weave in ends. (64 STS)

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RND 6: Join new color into the center SC of the corner 3 SC;
CH 4 (counts as 1 HDC and 2 CH space), work 1 HDC into same ST;
*[CH 1, SKIP 1 ST, PS into next ST] 7 times;
CH 1, SKIP 1 ST, work (1 HDC, CH 2, 1 HDC) into next ST. Repeat from * twice more.
[CH 1, SKIP 1 ST, PS into next ST] 7 times;
CH 1, join with a SL ST into the 2nd CH of beginning CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends. (39 STS, 36 CH spaces and 7 PS per side)

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RND 7: Join new color into any 2 CH space;
CH 1, *work 3 SC into 2 CH space, work 1 SC into next HDC;
work [1 SC over next CH-SP and into the ST of Round 5, work 1 SC into the PS] 7 times;
work 1 SC over CH-SP and into ST of Round 5; work 1 SC into next HDC. Repeat from * twice more.
Work 3 SC into 2 CH space, work 1 SC into next HDC;
work [1 SC over next CH-SP and into the ST of Round 5, work 1 SC into the PS] 7 times;
work 1 SC over CH-SP and into ST of Round 5; work 1 SC into the top of the 2nd CH from the beginning of Round 6 and then join with a SL ST into the first DC made.
Fasten off and weave in ends. (80 STS)

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In The Square: (Make 2)

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FOUNDATION RING:
Using your first color make a magic ring.
RND 1: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 2 DC into ring;
CH 2; work [3 DC into ring, CH 2] x 2;
work 3 DC into ring, CH 2, join with a SL ST into the top of the beginning 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends. (12 STS, 4 CH spaces)
RND 2: Join new color into any 2 CH space;
CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into same CH SP;
*work 1 DC into each ST across to corner CH SP;
work (2 DC, 2 Ch, 2 DC) into corner CH SP. Repeat from * twice more.
Work 1 DC into each ST across to corner CH SP;
work 2 DC into corner, CH 2, join with a SL ST into top of the beginning 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends. (28 STS, 4 CH spaces)

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RND 3: Repeat Round 2 (44 STS, 4 CH spaces)
RND 4: Repeat Round 2 (60 STS, 4 CH space)
RND 5: Repeat Round 2 (76 STS, 4 CH space)

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