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Free Crochet Pattern: Fresh Produce Bag

Lion Brandฎ Cotton-Ease
Pattern #: 90448AD
Rating: *****4.6 (based on 56 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size
About 44 in. (112 cm) circumference at widest point

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Go green with this versatile market bag! It's great for groceries, a day at the beach, or everyday use. Jacket pictured is the Essential Jacket.
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Color (A)
Cotton-Ease

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 830-122: Cotton-Ease Yarn: Taupe
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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Cotton-Ease
Almond Snow Cherry Taupe Seaspray Hazelnut Cactus Plum
Stone Violet Lime
*Cotton-Ease (Article #830). 50% Cotton, 50% Acrylic; package size: 3.50oz/100.00 gr. (207yds/188m) pull skeins

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  830-122 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Taupe
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$ 30.76  
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)   $ 2.65  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Fresh Produce Bag

Lion Brand Cotton-Ease

GAUGE:

11 dc = about 4 in. (10 cm). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

dc2tog (dc dec) Yo, insert hook in sp between next 2 sts and draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops. Yo, insert hook in next sp and draw up a loop. Yo, and draw through 2 loops, yo and draw through all loops on hook.

NOTES:

Work dcs into sps between sts, rather than into sts.

BAG
Ch 3, join with sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), work 11 more dc in ring; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 12 dc.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, *2 dc in next sp between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 24 dc.
Rnd 3: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next sp between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next sp between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 36 dc.
Rnd 4: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 2 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 2 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 48 dc.
Rnd 5: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 3 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 3 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 60 dc
Rnd 6: Ch 3, turn, dc in each sp around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc.
Rnd 7: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 4 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 4 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 72 dc.
Rnd 8: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 7 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 7 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 81 dc.
Rnd 9: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 8 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 8 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 90 dc.
Rnd 10: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 9 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 9 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 99 dc.
Rnd 11: Rep Rnd 6.
Rnd 12: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 10 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 10 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 108 dc.
Rnd 13: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 17 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 17 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 114 dc.
Rnd 14: Ch 3, turn, dc in same sp as join, dc in next 18 sps between sts, *2 dc in next sp between sts, dc in next 18 sps between sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 120 dc.
Rnds 15-28: Rep Rnd 6.
Rnd 29: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 7 sps between sts, dc2tog, *dc in next 8 sps between sts, dc2tog; repeat from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 108 dc.
Rnd 30: Rep Rnd 6.
Rnd 31: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 3 sps between sts, dc2tog, *dc in next 4 sps between sts, dc2tog; repeat from * around; join with sl st in sp between beg ch and next dc – 90 dc.
Rnd 32: Rep Rnd 6. Do not fasten off.
Shape handle
Row 33:
Ch 3, dc2tog, dc in next 29 sps, dc2tog, dc in next sp; leave remaining sts unworked – 33 sts.
Rows 34-45: Ch 3, turn, dc2tog, dc in each sp across to last 3 sps, dc2tog, dc in next sp – 9 sts at end of Row 45.
Rows 46-56: Ch 3, turn, dc in each sp across – 9 sts. Fasten off at end of Row 56.
Sk 10 sps from last st worked on Rnd 32. Join yarn with sl st in next sp, ch 3 and work same as for first half of handle. Do not fasten off. From wrong side, sc ends of handle tog.

FINISHING
From right side, sc evenly around edges of handle. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es) tog = together
yo = yarn over  


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.6 (based on 56 reviews)
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Fresh Produce Bag Reviewed by Renee Gilliam on 2013-06-18 *****
Have made about 5 of these for gifts and kept one for myself..........would like to find something similar, but circular.



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