Description: The 2-hour crochet market bag is a versatile and eco-friendly accessory that’s perfect for carrying your groceries, farmer’s market finds, or everyday essentials. This stylish and functional bag is designed to be completed in just two hours, making it a quick and enjoyable project for both beginners and experienced crocheters.
Crafted with durable yarn and a simple yet effective stitch pattern, this market bag offers both strength and aesthetic appeal. Its roomy interior ensures you can carry your items comfortably, while the sturdy handles provide a secure grip. Whether you’re heading to the store, the beach, or simply strolling around town, this market bag is a fantastic addition to your accessories collection.
Free Pattern: 2 Hour Crochet Market Bag
- Worsted weight cotton yarn (approximately 200 yards)
- Crochet hook (size G/4.0mm)
- Yarn needle
- ch: chain
- sc: single crochet
- hdc: half double crochet
- dc: double crochet
- sl st: slip stitch
- Base: Start with a magic ring (or ch 4 and join with a sl st to form a ring).
- Round 1: Ch 2 (counts as a hdc here and throughout), work 9 hdc into the ring. Join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch-2. (10 hdc)
- Round 2: Ch 2, hdc in the same stitch as ch-2. 2 hdc in each stitch around. Join with a sl st. (20 hdc)
- Round 3: Ch 2, hdc in the same stitch as ch-2. 1 hdc in the next stitch, 2 hdc in the next stitch. Repeat from * to * around. Join with a sl st. (30 hdc)
- Round 4: Ch 2, hdc in the same stitch as ch-2. 1 hdc in each of the next 2 stitches, 2 hdc in the next stitch. Repeat from * to * around. Join with a sl st. (40 hdc)
- Round 5: Ch 2, hdc in the same stitch as ch-2. 1 hdc in each of the next 3 stitches, 2 hdc in the next stitch. Repeat from * to * around. Join with a sl st. (50 hdc)
- Body: Ch 2, hdc in each stitch around. Join with a sl st.
- Repeat Round 7: Continue repeating Round 7 until the bag reaches your desired height (approximately 12-14 inches from the base).
- Handles: Ch 1, sc in the next 10 stitches. Ch 40 (this creates the handle), skip the next 20 stitches, sc in the next 20 stitches. Ch 40 (second handle), skip the next 20 stitches, sc in the remaining stitches. Join with a sl st and fasten off.
- Finishing: Weave in any loose ends using a yarn needle.
Congratulations, you’ve completed your 2-hour crochet market bag! This stylish and functional accessory is ready to accompany you on your shopping adventures. Remember, you can customize the bag’s size and handle length to suit your preferences.
Feel free to experiment with different yarn colors and embellishments to make each bag uniquely yours. Happy crocheting!