String Market Bag

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String Market Bag

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It's never been so fashionable to protect the environment, and it will never be so much fun as when you use your very own handmade bag. Approx. finished size 11 1/2" x 18" [29 cm x 45.5 cm]. Bernat Handicrafter Cotton, size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) crochet hook.

Single Size
Approx 11½ x 18 ins [29 cm x 45.5 cm].
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Approx 11½ x 18 ins [29 cm x 45.5 cm].

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Bamboo Handle/Silvalume Head Crochet Hooks 5-1/2"

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Abbreviations

Adjustable-ring method = Wrap yarn into a ring, ensuring that the tail falls behind the working yarn. Grip ring and tail firmly between middle finger and thumb. Insert hook through center of ring, yarn over (with working yarn) and draw up a loop. Work stitches of first round in the ring. After the first round of stitches is worked, pull gently, but firmly, on tail to tighten ring

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 11½ x 18 ins [29 cm x 45.5 cm].

MATERIALS

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Handicrafter Cotton
Main Color (MC) ()
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

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 t8 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.