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Look stylish while you tote around your groceries or pack away the essentials for a group picnic. This crochet bag is easy to make and perfect for the everyday person on the go.

Everyday Market Bag

MATERIALS

  • Bernat® Handicrafter Cotton (50 g/1.75 oz; 73 m/80 yds)
  • 13712 (Hot Green) 4 balls
  • Crochet Hook: size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) or size needed to obtain gauge.

MEASUREMENTS
Approx 20 ins [51 cm] long excluding handles.

GAUGE
13 sc and 14 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS
Body: Ch 39.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. 38 sc. Turn.
2nd to 4th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: Ch 7 (counts as tr and ch 3). (Yoh) twice. Draw up a loop in next st. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook – counts as tr2tog *Ch 5. [(Yoh) twice. Draw up a loop in next st. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice] twice. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook – tr2tog made. Rep from * to last sc. Ch 3. 1 tr in last sc. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 5 (counts as tr and ch 1). Miss next 3 ch. Tr in next st. *Ch 5. (Yoh) twice. Draw up a loop in same st as before. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Miss next 5-ch sp. (Yoh) twice. Draw up a loop in next st. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook – tr2tog over 2 sts made. Rep from * to last tr. Tr2tog over last st worked and next tr. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 7 (counts as tr and ch 3). Tr2tog over first st and next tr2tog. *Ch 5. Tr2tog over st just worked and next tr2tog. Rep from * to last tr. Ch 3. 1 tr in 4th ch of ch 5. Turn.
Rep 2nd and 3rd rows until work from beg measures approx 20 ins [51 cm], ending with 3rd row.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first st. *2 sc in next ch-5 sp. Rep from * to turning ch 7. 1 sc in ch-7 sp. 1 sc in 4th ch of ch 7. Turn.
Next 3 rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. Fasten off at end of last row.
Handles: With RS of work facing join yarn with sl st to top left corner of Bag. Ch 1. Work 30 sc evenly across side of Bag. Turn.
Next row: Ch 57 (handle). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 55 ch. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. 86 sc in total.
Next 2 rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Fasten off at end of last row, leaving a long end. Sew end of handle in position.
Rep for other side.