Monday, May 28, 2012

Cotton Shopping Bag Crochet Pattern

The Farmer's market is Open in our town,
And I wanted a new Shopping bag.
 I wanted it to be cotton and washable....
 so.... wa la!

The Cotton Shopping Bag Crochet Pattern

See The Video On my Youtube Channel
 At This LINK

Cotton Shopping Bag Crochet Pattern By Sara Sach
Please, Add This Crochet pattern to Your Ravelry Favorites.


Skill: Easy

Materials:
Hook - J
Cotton worsted Weight Yarn -about 3-4 oz.
             I used peaches and cream
Yarn Needle

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Single Crochet (sc)
Treble Stitch (tr)

Size: 12 X 12, but you can make it as long as you want.

Notes:
Ch1 does not count as a stitch
Ch5 counts as a tr, ch1
Rounds are joined with a Slip stitch

Pattern:
R : 1 - Ch 35, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook. 1 sc in the next 33 chs,
ch1, turn. (34 sc)

R : 2 - 1 sc in each sc, ch1, turn.(34 sc)

R : 3 - 6 - Repeat R : 2

R : 7 - 1 sc in each sc across, then turn and stitch 3 sc in the corner,
and then stitch 5 sc evenly down side, 3 sc in the corner,
1 sc in each st down the side,
 3 sc in the 3rd corner, 5 sc evenly down the side,
3 sc in the last corner, join with a sl st, ch 1
(34+3+5+3=45
X 2 = 90sc)

R : 8 - 1 sc in each sc around bag bottom, join. (90 sc)

R : 9 - Ch 1, Repeat R : 8

R : 10 - Ch 5, *skip the next st, 1 tr in the next st, ch1*
Repeat from *to* around bag. join, ch 5 (90sts)

R : 11 - 1 tr in the 1st ch1 space, *1 tr in the next ch1 space, ch 1*
Repeat from *to* around bag, join, ch 5

R : 12 - Repeat R : 11

R : 13 -17 Repeat R : 11 - continue to make more rows for a longer bag

R : 18 - 1 sc in each st and in each space around bag, join, ch 1

R : 19 - : Repeat R : 8

R 20 : Forming the handles,
1 sc in the next 15 sts, ch 25, sk the next 15 sc,
join with a sc to the next sc, 1 sc in the next 29 sc,
Ch 25, sk the next 15 sc, join to the next sc,
1 sc in the last 14 sc, join, ch1

R : 21 - 1 sc in each sc and in each ch around top of bag. join, ch 1

R 22 - 1 sc in each sc, join, ch1

Now, let's Go Shopping!~
Enjoy!
Please, remember to wash your cotton shopping bag between shopping trips,
 to keep our mold and such!


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