Quick and easy washable cotton tote bags and hats
Knit and crochet summer!
Credit: Drops DesignBe prepared for summer's hot sun rays at the beach, shopping, or working in the garden with crocheted and knitted sun hats and eco-friendly market tote bags. Free patterns to either knit or crochet in washable cotton yarn.
The first free crochet pattern for a matching hat and bag is from Drops Design, crocheted with their reasonaly priced Muskat DK Egyptian cotton yarn (no purchase necessary for free print out patterns). But each 50 gram ball is only 4.20 USD.
The hat pattern is available in 3 sizes: sm, med and lg. The crochet sun hat requires 3 balls and the beach bag is crocheted with two strands together, so it's a quick and easy project and so useful for the beach, shopping, or the market and washable. The bag requires 500 gr or 10 balls of Muskat soft print @5.50 USD.
Drops Design knitting and crochet patterns are free online and can be downloaded and printed out in 14 languages. Originally written in Norwegian and made available by clicking the flag of your chosen language.
- British English
- American English
- and on and on
The sun hat and beach tote bag project is perfect for beginning crochet as it only requires that you know how to crochet sc and dc stitches, so very easy free pattern. Please find the link below.
Credit: Sharon WattersonAnother easy and fun to knit market bag free pattern is the 'grrlfriend' market bag. Knit with two strands of Rowan Handknit Cotton DK yarn, it can easily be finished in a couple of days. The free pattern is here.
Credit: BernatBernat Yarns has provided a lovely and large crochet market or tote bag free pattern, using two strands of Handicrafter cotton yarn throughout with a G hook, it measures 12 ins [30.5 cm] wide x 15 ins [38 cm] high x 12 ins [30.5 cm] deep. Washable and ample for all your grocery shopping. Scoop up this great deal on Handicrafter summer colors cotton yarn. You'll find the crocheted tote bag free pattern link here.
More free patterns to crochet and knit sun hats for children and adult sizes are here at knitnscribble.
Credit: Sharon Watterson
For the Drops Design crochet sun hat and beach tote bag free pattern, click here.
Enjoy your summer, knit and crochet, and protect your skin from the sun.