This free crochet shopping bag pattern is ideal for those looking to replace their non-eco friendly plastic shopping bag with a handmade, crochet market bag. This Granny Stitch crochet project uses self striping yarn, so the colours really show themselves off to full effect. This pattern is beginner friendly featuring only the basic crochet stitches and the ever popular Granny Stitch - my favourite! I made my Granny's Shopping Bag using Caron Cotton Cakes in shade Garden Oasis and I love the colours. They really remind me of hazy summer days spent shopping for Knick Knacks - and I can fit plenty inside this market bag!
"Practical, and pretty, the Secret Garden tote (or market bag) is full of delicate textures that are suitable for all kinds of summer activities from browsing at the market to soaking up rays at the beach! Instructions for longer or shorter straps are included, as well as suggestions to help you further customize this bag to fit your needs. It uses less than 2 balls of the super size Lily Sugar 'n Cream cotton yarn, and works up quickly making it a great last-minute Mother's Day gift."
If you have already worked on Origami, it's super easy for you to work on this quick plastic bag pattern. For this, all you need to do is working with simple crochet stitches. Moreover, you require medium-weight yarn in off white color. For sure, you would like and have fun creating this plastic bag shape crochet bag with a free pattern.
You can pack almost anything in the Sturdiest EVER Crochet Market Bag. Put together a 4th of July picnic in it, take this sturdy crochet bag to the beach or the farmer's market. Although making this crochet pattern with two strands can be frustrating, you will be proud of your accomplishment and able to use this crochet bag pattern every day. Crochet bags like this one don't usually last long, but this one really will hold up over time and through wear and tear.
Here's another pattern to make a non-stretchy crochet strap: using fishing line! I think the best thing about using fishing line to make sure your crochet strap is non-stretchy is that it doesn't add a whole lot of fiddling about with your project.
You won't have to make extra pieces or do anything fancy. Just make sure the fishing line follows along with each stitch and you're all set to go.
In the Designer's Words: No more plastic bags! Crochet our own pretty market bag and carry your groceries in style. This crochet market bag is easy to make, using the linen stitch.
Market bags are the perfect way to combine your love of free crochet patterns with practical uses. While buying recycled bags might seem like a cheaper and easier solution, those bags are not made to last ironically enough. If you tend to carry a lot of heavy groceries and need something sturdy for your veggies, then check out the Striped Crochet Market Bag. This crochet pattern makes the perfect market bag, because it is roomy, sturdy, and easy-to-carry. Apples, oranges, and even canned goods will easily be carted in this cutie.