Loom Woven Market Bag
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Loom Woven Market Bag

Loom this attractive bag using Cotton Hemp yarn, a versatile natural blend—soft, absorbent, and machine-washable.

Courtesy of Lion Brand® Yarn.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Cotton Hemp Yarn – Picnic Green (5 Balls) or Color of Choice
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Yarn Knit & Weave Kit
 

Project Instructions

Gauge

Rectangle = 12"x14" (30.5cm x 35.5cm)
EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL TO THIS PROJECT.

Loom Configuration
Use the following pieces: (2) 36-hole pieces, (4) 12-hole pieces, (2) 6-hole pieces, (4) corner pieces.

For Rectangles
Connect pieces to form a rectangle as follows: 36-hole piece> corner piece > 12-hole piece > 12-hole piece > 6-hole piece >corner piece > 36-hole piece > corner piece > 12-hole piece >12-hole piece > 6-hole piece > corner piece.

For Strap
Connect pieces to form a rectangle as follows: 36-hole piece > 12-hole piece > 12-hole piece > 6-hole piece > corner > corner > 36-hole piece > 12-hole piece > 12-hole piece > 6-hole piece > corner > corner.

For Rectangles
Insert a small peg into every hole along each 36-hole piece, 12-hole piece, 6-hole piece, and corner piece around, leaving the 4 corner holes empty – 152 small working pegs placed (Use 70 for warp and 82 for weft). Insert one contrast color small peg in upper right corner for slip knot.

For Strap
Insert a small peg into every hole along each 36-hole piece, 12-hole piece, 6-hole piece and corner piece around, leaving the 4 corner holes empty – 152 small working pegs placed (Use 10 for warp and 142 for weft). Insert one contrast color small peg in upper right corner for slip knot.

NOTES
1. Warp and weft are worked with 2 strands held together throughout.
2. Follow loom manual instruction on WEAVING for how to set up the warp, weave the weft, and remove weaving from the loom.
3. Bag is made of two Rectangles sewn together. Strap is woven separately.

RECTANGLES (make 2)
Following loom manual instructions on WEAVING, set up warp with 2 strands held together, across the 70 pegs placed in each 12-hole, 6-hole and corner piece.

Weave weft with 2 strands held together across the 82 pegs placed in each 36-hole and corner piece.

Remove Rectangle from the loom.

STRAP
Following loom manual instructions on WEAVING, set up the warp with 2 strands held together, across the 10 pegs placed in corner pieces at top and bottom of loom. Weave weft with 2 strands held together, across the 142 pegs placed in each 36-hole, 12-hole, 6-hole and corner piece.

Remove weaving from the loom.

FINISHING
With 1 strand of yarn threaded into yarn needle provided with loom, sew Rectangles together along 3 sides, leave one short side open for top of Bag.

Sew ends of Strap to top of Bag at side seams, overlapping each side seam by about 1 inch (2.5cm). Using same needle, weave yarn ends into fabric of Bag.

Every effort has been made to produce accurate and complete instructions. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters or crocheters, human error, or typographical mistakes.

©2012 Lion Brand Yarn Company, all rights reserved.

 

Craft Notes

SIZE

About 12"x14" (30.5cm x 35.5cm), not including strap.