Market Bag to Knit

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Market Bag to Knit

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This casual market bag is great for quick trips to the store or casual strolls in the evening. Shown in Bernat Handicrafter Cotton.

Size

Single Size
Approx 17 ins [43 cm] long, excluding handles.
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The materials for this project cost $14.32

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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 17 ins [43 cm] long, excluding handles.

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Color Info

Handicrafter Cotton | Summer Splash Ombre, 23743 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
$5.97

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 6/4mm
$3.95

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 10.5/6.5mm
$4.40
The materials for this project cost $14.32

Abbreviations

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P2togtbl = purl 2 stitches together through back loops

P3tog = Pass slipped stitch over

rep = repeat

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 17 ins [43 cm] long, excluding handles.

MATERIALS

Handicrafter Cotton (42 g/1.5 oz;62 m/68 yds)
Summer Splash Ombre () 3
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 6.5 mm (U.S. 10½) 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.
1st 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). Purl.
2nd row: K1. *K1. K2tog. yo. K1. yo. ssk. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
3rd row: K1. *P2togtbl. yo. P3. yo. P2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1.
4th row: K1. *K1. yo. ssk. K1. K2tog. yo. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
5th row: K1. *P2. yo. P3tog. yo. P2. Rep from * to last st. K1. Rep 2nd to 5th rows for pat until work from beg measures 24 ins [61 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 45 sts (handle). 75 sts in total. Knit 4 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).
Rep for other side. Sew end of each handle to Bag.