Easy Crochet Market Bag Pattern
There’s nothing better than a market bag. Especially a crochet bag pattern that makes a light and easy to wash crochet tote.
Stash this easy crochet bag in your car and take it with you every time you go shopping. It’s the perfect Farmer’s market bag that you can pop in your purse and pull out when you’ve picked out the perfect tomatoes and zucchini.
The crochet tote features a solid bottom, nice double handles and easy shape and size to carry all of your groceries with. It’s also perfect for summer, to use as a crochet beach bag – easy to shake out if sand manages to find it’s way into the bag (because it ALWAYS does).
Made with worsted weight cotton yarn, this crochet market bag makes a perfect gift for your favorite environmentally conscious friends.
Made using only single and double crochet stitches, this bag is a perfect beginner crochet pattern. Grab your crochet hook and let’s get busy with this easy crochet bag!
Easy Crochet Market Bag Pattern
This pattern is written in U.S. crochet terminology
SKILL LEVEL: EASY
- Hook: J/6.00mm
- Yarn Weight: Size 4 – Worsted Weight
- Yarn Used: Universal Cotton Supreme – colors used: Grey x 2 (color A) and Silken x 1(color B)
- Darning needle and scissors
- st = stitch
- ch = chain
- sl st = slip stitch
- sc = single crochet
- dc = double crochet
FINISHED SIZE: 14.5″ wide x 15″ high
This bag is made in three sections, the bottom of the bag, the body of the bag and the top of the bag. The pattern below is written in individual sections.
Extra pattern photos of handle details included in paid crochet bag pattern here.
CROCHET BAG PATTERN
Bottom of Bag
With main bag body yarn color, ch 54.
Row 1: Sc in the 2nd chain from the hook and in each chain until the end. Ch 1, turn. Join round with sl st.
Rows 2-7: Sc in each stitch across row. Ch1, turn. Join round with sl st.
You will now change from rows to rounds.
Round 1: At the end of Row 7 of the bottom of the bag, instead of turning the fabric to start the next row, you will now crochet around the entire perimeter of the rectangular fabric you just completed. That means you’ll ch1 (place stitch marker here to mark the beginning of each round), and then sc in each stitch around, making sure to do 2sc in each of the four corners of the rectangle. Join round.
Round 2-6: Ch 1, sc in each stitch in the round, join round.
Body of Bag
Round 1: Ch 4, *skip a stitch, dc, ch1*, repeat from * to * around round ending with a dc and ch1 into the 3rd chain from the bottom of the turning chain into the top of the 3rd chain from previous round.
Round 2: Ch 4, [dc, ch1] into the top of each dc from the previous row, continue around row, join. Join round with sl st.
Round 3-24: repeat round 2
Round 25: Ch 1: ch 1, sc into each stitch in round. Join round with sl st.
Top of Bag
Round 1 – 5: Change yarn to color B. Ch 1, sc into each stitch in round. Join round with sl st.
Round 6: Lay the bag down and pat flat so that it’s even and the seam is at the edge of the bag. Place a stitch marker at 1.5 inches in from the edges of the bag, on each side of the bag, both front and back (4 stitch markers in total).
Ch 1, sc into each stitch until you get to the first stitch marker. Complete a sc in the stitch with the stitch marker and then chain 72. Join the chain across to the opposite side of the bag where the next stitch marker is with a sc stitch.
Sc in the next stitches until you reach the next stitch marker. Complete a sc in the stitch with the stitch marker and then chain 72. Join the chain across to the opposite side of the bag where the next stitch marker is with a sc stitch. Finish the last set of sc’s until you reach the end of the round, join.
Round 7: Ch 1, sc into each stitch in the round, including into the chains on each side of the bag (these will become the handles of the bag). Join round with sl st.
Round 8 – 9: Ch 1, sc into each stitch in round. Join round with sl st.
Fasten off, and weave in the ends. Block bag if needed.