Market Bag

Market Bag

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Lightweight crochet string bag, great for carrying groceries or anything else. Make several and carry them in your car for shopping trips. 11.5 in [29 cm] wide x 18 in [45.5 cm] long. Crochet in Lily Sugar 'n Cream with size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) hook.

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Single Size
11½ ins [29 cm] wide x 18 ins [45.5 cm] long.
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Bag Measurements
11½ ins [29 cm] wide x 18 ins [45.5 cm] long.

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Abbreviations

3-Needle BO = (optional) (joining 2 pieces together as you bind off): Place the stitches of the pieces to be joined on separate needles (or each end of a circular needle), held one behind the other in left-hand, with right sides facing each other; with a third needle (the same size or 1 size larger than used for knitting the pieces), [k2tog (1 stitch from the front needle together with 1 stitch from the back needle)] twice, *pass first stitch on right-hand needle over last stitch in the usual manner, k2tog (1 stitch from the front needle together with 1 stitch from the back needle); repeat from * until all stitches have been bound off

Dc = double crochet

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Bag Measurements
11½ ins [29 cm] wide x 18 ins [45.5 cm] long.

MATERIALS

Ombres
Lily Sugar 'n Cream
Main Color (MC) () 3
Lily Sugar ’n Cream (Ombres: 56.7 g/2 oz) Ombres 3 balls or Lily Sugar ’n Cream Super Size (Ombres: 85 g/3 oz) Ombres 3 balls
Solids
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Main Color (MC) Jute (00082) 3
Lily Sugar ’n Cream (Solids: 70.9 g/2.5 oz) Solids 3 balls or Lily Sugar ’n Cream Super Size (Solids: 113 g/4 oz) Solids 2 balls

GAUGE

14 sc and 14 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

Base: Ch 43.
1st rnd: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Do not turn. Working into other side of ch, work 1 sc in each rem loop of ch. Join with sl st to first sc. 84 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sc as last sl st. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd 6 times more.

Mesh Section: 1st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sc as last sl st. *Ch 5. Miss next 3 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around, ending with ch 2. Miss last 3 sc. 1 dc in first sc.
2nd rnd: *Ch 5. 1 sc in next ch-5 loop. Rep from * around, ending with ch 2. 1 dc in last dc of previous rnd.
Rep last rnd until work from base when folded flat measures 12 ins [30.5 cm].
Next rnd: Sl st in next ch 5 loop. Ch 1. 3 sc in same sp. *1 sc in next sc. 3 sc in next ch-5 loop. Rep from * around, ending with 1 sc in last dc. Join with sl st to first sc. 84 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sc as last sl st. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last rnd once more. Fasten off.

Strap: Lay bag on a flat surface. Mark centre 12 sts on upper edge of one side. Join yarn with sl st to first of these 12 sts.
1st row: Ch 1. 1 sc in same st as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 11 sts. Ch 1. Turn.
2nd row: Draw up a loop in each of first 2 sts. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook - sc2tog made. 1 sc in each of next 8 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Ch 1. Turn.
3rd row: 1 sc in each st across. Ch 1. Turn.
4th row: Sc2tog over first 2 sts. 1 sc in each st to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. 8 sts. Ch 1. Turn.
5th row: 1 sc in each st across. Ch 1. Turn.
Rep last row until strap measures 18 ins [45.5 cm] ending with WS facing for next row.
Next row: 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last st. 2 sc in last st. Ch 1. Turn.
Next row: 1 sc in each st across. Ch 1. Turn.
Next row: 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last st. 2 sc in last st. 12 sts. Join strap to other side of bag working 1 sl st through corresponding centre 12 sts of bag at same time working sl st through 12 sts of strap.

Strap and Upper Edging: With RS of work facing, join yarn with sl st to one side of strap and work 1 rnd sc evenly along strap edge and top edge of Bag. Join with sl st to first sc. Rep around other side of Bag.