This versatile and eco-friendly Crochet Fresh Market Bag is perfect for carrying your groceries, produce, or everyday essentials. With its sturdy construction and attractive design, this bag is not only functional but also a fashionable accessory. Follow the steps below to create your very own crochet market bag:

Materials Needed:

  • Worsted weight cotton yarn in your choice of colors
  • Crochet hook (size appropriate for your yarn)
  • Yarn needle for weaving in ends
  • Scissors


  • Ch: chain
  • Sc: single crochet
  • Dc: double crochet
  • Sl st: slip stitch



  1. Start with a magic ring or ch 4 and join with a sl st to form a loop.
  2. Round 1: Ch 2 (counts as first dc here and throughout), work 11 dc into the ring, join with a sl st to the first dc. (12 dc)
  3. Round 2: Ch 2, 2 dc in each st around, join. (24 dc)
  4. Round 3: Ch 2, 2 dc in the next st, dc in the next st – repeat around, join. (36 dc)
  5. Continue increasing the diameter of the circle by working 12 additional stitches in each subsequent round until you reach the desired size for the base of your bag.


  1. After reaching the desired base size, begin working in rounds without increasing.
  2. Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in each st around, join.
  3. Rounds 2-5: Ch 3, dc in each st around, join.

Mesh Pattern:

  1. Rounds 6-10: Ch 3, sk 1 st, dc in next st, ch 1 – repeat around, join.


  1. At the end of round 10, ch 3, turn, dc in the next 20 stitches (or your desired handle width), ch 3, turn.
  2. Repeat this row for the desired handle length, then ch 3, dc in the next 20 stitches, ch 1, skip the remaining stitches of the round, join.


  1. Ch 1, sc in each st and ch-1 space around the top of the bag, join.
  2. Fasten off and weave in any remaining ends.

Your Crochet Fresh Market Bag is now complete! This pattern can be customized in terms of size, color, and handle length to suit your preferences. It’s a wonderful way to reduce plastic usage and make a practical, reusable bag for your trips to the market.

Please note that this description is a general guideline. For the complete pattern and any specific details, I recommend referring to the original source of the free pattern or a reputable crochet website.