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Shopping Bag


Easy Skill

Original Design By: Maggie Weldon

Size: About 12"wide x 15" tall, before handles.

Materials:Yarn Needle;
Sport Weight Cotton Yarn - 4 oz, 400 yd (112 g, 360 m).

Crochet Hook: Size F-5 (3.75 mm) and

G-6 (4.00 mm) or sizes needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: Rnd 1 = 1" wide.









single crochet(s)


double crochet

sl st(es)

slip stitch(es)


half double crochet










yarn over

Rnd 1:
With smaller hook, ch 47, 5 dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 42 ch, 6 dc in last ch; working around other side in unused lps of starting ch, dc in next 42 ch; join with sl st to first dc. (96 dc)
Rnd 2:Ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in next 5 dc, dc in next 42 dc, 2 dc in next 6 dc, dc in next 42 dc; join with sl st to first dc. (108 dc)
Rnd 3:Ch 3, dc in each dc around; join with sl st to first dc. (108 dc)
Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, (ch 4, skip 2 dc, sc in next dc) around to last 2 dc, ch 1, dc in first sc to form last ch-4 sp. (36 ch-4 sps)
Rnd 5:Ch 1, sc in sp just formed, (ch 4, sc in next ch-4 sp) around. DO NOT JOIN, MARK ENDS OF RNDS.
Rnd 6:(Ch 4, sc in next ch-4 sp) around.

Rep Rnd 6 until work measures 15", or desired height. Finish off and weave in ends.

Handle(Make 2)
Using a double strand of yarn and larger hook, ch 60, being careful not to twist chain, join with sl st to first ch to form ring; ch 2, (2 hdc in first ch, hdc in next 3 ch) fifteen times; join with sl st to first hdc. (75 hdc) Finish off leaving long end for sewing.

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