This fast and easy small crochet market bag is a perfect size for a reusable shopping bag and can be made with just one skein of yarn. You can add embellishments to it or even make it using scrap yarn. Keep reading for the free crochet pattern.
Use Recycled Yarn for a Small Crochet Market Bag
When I originally designed this pattern a few years ago I used one skein of Red Heart Love yarn. When I was digging through my stash and found my Re-Tweed Yarn from Lion Brand, I knew I had to remake this bag! Recycled yarn for a reusable bag? It just seems like the right combination.
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Mini Market Bag Pattern Instructions
- One skein of Lion Brand Re-Tweed Yarn or approx. 180 yards of a comparable worsted weight yarn.
- I/5.5mm crochet hook
- Scissors (I always keep these travel scissors in my hook case)
- Yarn needle
Abbreviations (written in U.S. terms):
- st/sts: stitch/stitches
- ch: chain
- SC: single crochet
- DC: double crochet
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12 sts x 6 rows = 4" square in DC
Height (without handles) = 12"
Width = 11"
- ch sts at the beginning of a round do not count as a stitch
- the end of each round is attached to the first st of the round with a sl st
- find the pattern for the flower embellishment here and bow embellishment here
Start by making a magic circle
Round 1: Ch 2, 10 DC in magic circle (10)
Round 2: Ch 2, 2 DC in each st around (20)
Round 3: Ch 2, *2 DC, DC, repeat from * around (30)
Round 4: Ch 2, *2 DC, DC in next two st, repeat from * around (40)
Round 5: Ch 2, *2 DC, DC in next three sts, repeat from * around (50)
Round 6: Ch 2, *2 DC, DC in next four sts, repeat from * around (60)
Rounds 7-19: Ch 2, DC around (60)
Round 20: Ch 1, SC in 10, ch 40, skip 10, SC in 20, ch 40, skip 10, SC in 10 (120)
Round 21-23: Ch 1, SC around (120).
Tie off yarn and weave in ends. Add embellishments as desired.
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