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Hi! I'm Diane L. Augustin and I am Yarn Happy - Bead Happy

My passions are Knitting, Bead Knitting, Crocheting and Pattern Design

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Crocheted Market Bag

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Crocheted Market Bag
Crocheted Market Bag
Crocheted Market Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Single Crochet, Slip, Decrease stitches

Pattern Description:

We love our bags! With summer here, we look forward to art fairs, trips to the beach and all the fresh goodies of the farmer's markets, to name a few joys of the season. And we NEED our bags!
This one is sturdy, expandable, adjustable and generally great for many uses.
It was a joy to develop, constructed with single crochet stitches in a circular pattern from the bottom up to two separate handles, which are easily tied together, adjusting it to your desired length. I hope you enjoy making one for yourself or a friend!
The bag is 30" in circumference and 12" tall. The handle straps are 24" long, 7" wide at the base, decreasing to 2 1/4" wide for a 7" length, then decreasing to 1 1/2" wide for an 11" length.


approximately 3 stitches per inch in single crochet

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 30" in circumference x 12" tall, not including handles


  • 500 yds. of chunky weight cotton or cotton blend yarn
  • Size K crochet hook

You Will Also Need:

  • Yarn needle, scissors, stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

500 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Rowan All Seasons Chunky


Red, purple and tan