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loops & threads® cotton colors™ crochet market bag

Level up your grocery trips with this fun and functional crochet market bag. Just the right size to hold about the same as a standard plastic bag, but reusable for trip after trip to help you be a little more green on your shopping runs. 
Step 1

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Length: 10” (25cm) not including handles

GAUGE: 18 sts x 6 rows = 4½” (11cm) in pattern; save time and check your gauge.


INSTRUCTIONS:

Ch 28.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, turn – 27 sc.

Rows 2-5: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.

Step 2

Row 6: Ch 1, sc in each of next 2 sc, [ch 9, sl st in next sc] 23 times, ch 9, sc in each of last 2 sc, turn – 24 ch-9 lps.

Row 7: Ch 5 (counts as tr here and throughout), tr in next sc, sc in 1st ch-9 lp,  [ch 4, sc in next ch-9 lp, ch 1, sc in next ch-9 lp] across, ch 4, sc in last ch-9 lp, tr in each of next 2 sc, turn – 87 sts.

Row 8: Ch 1, sc in each of next 2 tr, ch 9, sl st between tr and sc, [ch 4, (sl st, ch 9, sl st, ch 9, sl st) in ch-1 sp] across to last ch-4 sp, ch 4, sl st between last sc and next tr, ch 9, sc in next tr, sc in 5th ch of beg ch-5, turn – 24 ch-9 lps.

Row 9: Ch 5, tr in next sc, ch 2, [sc in next ch-9 lp, ch 1, sc in next ch-9 lp, ch 4] across to last 2 ch-9 lps, sc in next ch-9 lp, ch 1, sc in next ch-9 lp, ch 2, tr in each of next 2 sc, turn.

Row 10: Ch 1, sc in each of next 2 tr, ch 2, [(sl st, ch 9, sl st, ch 9, sl st) in next ch-1 sp, ch 4] across to last ch-1 sp, (sl st, ch 9, sl st, ch 9, sl st) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, sc in next tr, sc in 5th ch of beg ch-5, turn – 24 ch-9 lps.

Repeat Rows 7-10, 6 more times.


Step 3

Next Row: Ch 5, tr in next sc, sc in each ch-9 lp across, tr in each of last 2 sc, turn – 28 sts.

Next 4 Rows: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.


After the last Row, turn work 90 deg to work along the side of the piece, do not cut yarn.


Handles

Rnd 1: Ch 1, *work 1 sc in the end of the 1st 5 rows (the sc rows), work 2 sc in the post of each tr/ch-5 beg-ch along the edge (14 sps/28 sc), sc in the end of the last 5 rows, ch 60 being careful not to twist the chain; rep from * once more, sl st in 1st sc to join – 38 sc along each edge, 2 ch-60 loops.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, *Sc in each of next 38 sc, sc in each ch of ch-60 loop; rep from * once more, sl st in 1st sc to join – 196 sc.

Rnds 3-5: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Fasten off.


Finishing: Weave in ends.

Step 4

ABBREVIATIONS:

Beg = Begin(ning)

Ch = Chain

Lp(S) = Loop(S)

Rep = Repeat(ing)

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

Sc = Single Crochet

Sk = Skip

Sl St = Slip Stitch

Sp = Space         

St(s) = Stitch(es)

Tr = Treble Crochet


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