Doting on Stripes Tote Bag

a crocheted cotton bag

New pattern alert!

I’m excited to share that my latest pattern, the Doting on Stripes Tote Bag is now available in the Jan/Feb 2022 issue of I Like Crochet magazine.

This rectangular bag is worked from the bottom up in KnitPicks/We Crochet Dishie yarn, three colors. It works up quickly and can be finished in a weekend.

I Like Crochet offers access to a couple free patterns each month, so you can check the pattern out here, but I encourage you to subscribe to have access to all the great patterns in this month’s issue.


We Crochet Dishie™ (100% cotton; 190 yards [174 meters]/100 grams); #25400 Linen (A, 3 balls), #25409 Swan (B, 2 balls), #26668 Blush (C, 1 ball)

Hooks: US size 7 (4.5 mm), F/5 (3.75 mm)


Finished size = 13” tall and 18” wide when laid flat. Base measures 4” x 14”. Handle loops are approx. 9” high.

Girl with a crochet bag on her shoulder


Published by Catherine Chant

Award-winning author Catherine Chant is an RWA Golden Heart® finalist. Her books are available at and other popular book retailers. Catherine is also an avid crafter and knit/crochet designer. Find out more at and

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