crochet market bag cotton

Crochet Market Bag in Cotton Yarn

For the winter holidays I had plans to make a shawl for summer in cotton yarn. But I had a request from a family member to crochet a market bag for carrying groceries. So the cotton yarn was used for a market bag instead and turned out very well: It is robust and sturdy and only has minimal  stretch to it, since I worked the yarn double stranded. A perfect robust bag for shopping.

Pattern     Net Shopping Bag by Sys Fredens in the book Contemporary Crochet: 37 European Designs. The pattern is a written only pattern with no charts. I crocheted the straps somewhat thicker than mentioned in the pattern. The bottom is a circle followed by double crochets in the round. A simple, but pretty effective pattern when crocheted with double stranded yarn.

Yarn     4 skeins Dacapo by Lana Grossa in shade #003 gray. A strong ribbon yarn. This is a bulky weight yarn, 100 % cotton, 50 grams/ 75 m  –  1.76 ounces/82 yards.

Hook     8 mm     US: 11/L

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This pattern was found in a book. If you would like to make a market bag yourself, have a look at my free pattern for the string Apricot Bag.

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