Crochet Market Bags

Yarn
Rico, creative Cotton Aran weight yarn (1.76 oz/93yrds/50 grams/85m), 2 skeins of  #47 Petrol   (brown bag was done with 2 skeins of #56 Nougat)

Materials
US Size H/7 (4.5mm) crochet hook, yarn needle, scissors

Difficulty
Beginner

Size
Small bag- 11” X 12” (28 cm x 30.5 cm) not including the handle
Medium bag- 13” X 12” (33 cm x 30.5 cm) not including the handle

Gauge
15 sts and 16 rows = 4” 

Stitch Guide
ch(s) - chain(s), sc - single crochet, hdc - half double crochet, tr-trible, st(s) - stitch(es), RS - right side,

Notes
The ch-1 at the beginning of each row does not count as a st.
Beginning with round 7 the pattern is worked in continuous rounds. 


Medium Crochet Market Bag
Instructions:
Main Body of the Bag
Chain 39
Row 1(RS): Sc in the second chain from hook and in each ch across, Ch 1, turn.-38 sc
Row 2: Sc in each sc, ch 1, turn. -38sc
Rows 3-6: Repeat row 2
Note: Beginning with row 7 you will be working around the bottom of the bag.
Round 7: Sc in each sc across to the last stitch, 3 sc in the last st, turn, on smaller side do 6 sc evenly to the next corner, 3 sc in the corner, sc in each st down the other side, 3 sc in the last st, 6 sc evenly down the small side, 3 sc in the last corner, join to beginning sc. -100 sc
Round 8: Ch 2, 1 hdc in each st around the bag bottom, join beginning ch 2.-100 sc
Round 9: Ch 2, repeat row 8
Round 10: Ch 4 (counts as ch-1 and tr), * skip the next st,  tr in the next st, ch 1, Repeat from * around bag. Join to the 3rd ch of beginning ch-4. – 50 tr + 50 ch-1
Round 11: Ch 4 (counts as ch-1 and tr), tr in the 1st ch-1 space, ch 1, *tr in the next ch-1 space, ch1, Repeat from * around bag, join to 3rd ch of beginning ch-4. -50 tr + 50 ch-1
Rounds 12-19:  Repeat row 11, do not end off
*Note- you can add more rows here to make a longer bag.

Finishing:
Top of bag
Round 1: Ch 1, sc in each stitch around the bag, (make sure you are only doing a sc in the top of the tr stitch and not in the space), join to beginning ch-1. -50 sc
Rounds 2-4: Ch 1, sc in each st, join to beginning sc. End off.
Handles
Join yarn to top side of bag, sc in the next 6 sc (make sure the handle is placed evenly on both sides of the bag), ch 1, turn, *sc in the next 6 sc, ch1, turn, Repeat from * until the handle is the desired length. Join handle to other side of bag (see photo tutorial here). Whip stitch around the top of bag to finish the edge.

Small Crochet Market Bag (Pattern Revised from pattern published on 8-16-2012)

Materials Used:
Size I (5.5 mm) Crochet hook
Green Bag was done in Berroco-Weekend yarn color # 5923 -3.5 oz (100g)
Blue bag was done in Araucania Ulmo solid color 767 -3.5 oz (100g)
Note: each bag took1 skein of yarn with a little to spare.

Instructions:
Main Body of the Bag
Chain 35
Row 1 (RS)-: Sc in the second chain from hook and in each ch across, Ch 1, turn. -34 sc
Row 2: Sc in each sc, ch1, turn. -34 sc
Rows 3-6: Repeat row 2. 34 sc
*Note: Beginning with row 7 you will be working around the bottom of the bag.
Round 7: Sc in each sc across to the last stitch, 3 sc in the last st, turn, on smaller side do 6 sc evenly to the next corner, 3 sc in the corner, sc in each st on down the other side, 3 sc in the last st, 6 sc evenly down the small side, 3 sc in the last corner, join to beginning sc. -90 sc
Round 8: Ch 1, 1 hdc in each st around the bag bottom, join to beginning ch-1. -90 sc
Round 9: Ch 1, repeat row 8
Round 10: Ch 4 (counts as ch-1 and tr), * skip the next st, tr in the next st, ch 1, Repeat from * around bag. Join to the 3rd ch of beginning ch-4. – 45 tr + 45 ch-1
Round 11: Ch 4 (counts as ch-1 and tr), tr in the 1st ch 1 space, ch 1, *tr in the next ch 1 space, ch1, Repeat from * around bag, join to 3rd ch of beginning ch-4. -45 tr + 45ch-1
Rounds 12-20: Repeat row 11, Do not end off, you will continue to make the handle.

*Note- you can add more rows here to make a longer bag.

Finishing
Top of bag and Handle
Round 1: Ch 1 (does not count as a stitch), sc in each stitch around the bag, (make sure you are only doing the sc in the top of the tr stitch and not in the space), join to beginning sc.- 45 sc
Rounds 2-4: Ch 1, sc in each st, join to beginning sc.
Round 5: Forming the handles, 1 sc in the next 4 sc, ch 25, skip the next 11 sts, sc in the next 11 sts, ch 25, skip the next 11sts, sc in the next 8 sts, join to beginning sc.
Round 6: Ch 1, sc in each sc in the top of bag and in each ch of handle, join to beginning ch 1.
Rounds 7-9: Ch 1, sc in each st around bag and handle.
Fasten off and weave in ends.


*Make as many Crochet Market bags as you like, but do not reproduce or sell this pattern. Please provide a link to the pattern or my blog post when using this pattern on the internet*

2 comments:

  1. Is there any way i can get some help maybe a video similar to this bag or something i am at the handle and i sc 4 and ch 25 then im lost :(

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  2. Hi Christina I have made a revision to round 5 forming the handle, so hopefully it is easier to understand:)
    Round 5: Forming the handles, 1 sc in the next 4 sc, ch 25, skip the next 11 sts, sc in the next 11 sts, ch 25, skip the next 11 sts, sc in the next 8 sts, join to beginning sc.
    I have changed it on the pattern as well!
    Let me know if this helps,
    Da

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