Market Bag

Market Bag

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This convenient little tote fits in your bag and expands to hold your groceries after a trip to the market.

Single Size
Approx 15 ins [38 cm] long, excluding handles.
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The materials for this project cost $9.05

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  • Single Size

Approx 15 ins [38 cm] long, excluding handles.

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 6/4mm
$3.95

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 15/10mm
$5.10
The materials for this project cost $9.05

Abbreviations

K = knit

K2(3)tog = Knit next 2(3) stitches together.

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

K2togtbl = Knit 2 stitches together through back loops.

P = purl

rep = repeat

RS = right side

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 15 ins [38 cm] long, excluding handles.

MATERIALS

Bag
Lily Sugar 'n Cream
Main Color (MC) () 1
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 10 mm (U.S. 15) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

21 sts and 27 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with smaller needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Body: With smaller needles, cast on 24 sts.
Knit 5 rows, noting 1st row is WS.
6th row: (RS). *(K1. P1. K1) in next st. Rep from * to end of row. 72 sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed as follows:
1st row: (WS). Sl1. Purl to end of row.
2nd row: Sl1. *K2tog. Do not slip sts off needle. K2togtbl into the same sts. Slip 2 sts off needle – Cluster 2tog made. Rep from * to last st. K1.
3rd row: Sl1. Purl to end of row.
4th row: Sl1. K1. * Cluster 2tog. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
5th row: As 3rd row.
Rep 2nd to 5th rows until work from beg measures 18 ins [45.5 cm], ending with a WS row.
Change to smaller needles and proceed as follows:
Next row: (RS). (K3tog) 24 times. 24 sts.
Knit 5 rows. Cast off.
Handles: With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 30 sts along side of bag. Cast on 80 sts. 110 sts in total.
Knit 6 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).
Rep for other side. Sew sides of each handle.