Premier Yarns Deborah Norville Hipster Crochet Market Bag

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by Premier Yarns Design Team

Premier Yarns Deborah Norville Hipster Crochet Market Bag

Carry your belongings in style with this market bag.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 12 sc and 14 rows (4 inch) to crochet a bag that measures approximately 16 inch long x 31 inch circumference. Save time, check your gauge. If the hook listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere.
  • 2
    Base: Ch 2. Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join with sl st to beg sc. Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in same sp, 2 sc in each sc around, join with sl st to beg sc – 12 sc. Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same sp, 2 sc in next sc, [sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc] around, join with sl st to beg sc – 18 sc. Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, [sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc] around, join with sl st to beg sc – 24 sc. Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, [sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc] around, join with sl st to beg sc – 30 sc. Rnds 6-22: Cont in this manner, inc’ing 6 sts evenly across rnd – 132 sc.
  • 3
    Lower Bag Body: Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc tbl only of each sc around, join with sl st to beg sc. Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same sp, [ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next sc] around, end ch 1, sk last sc, join with sl st to beg sc – 66 sc, 66 ch-1 sps. Rnd 3: Ch 2, sk first sc, [sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc] around, end sc in last sp, join with sl st to 2nd of beg ch-2 – 66 sc, 66 ch-1 sps. Rep Rnds 2 & 3 until Lower Bag Body meas 3 inch.
  • 4
    Middle Bag Body: Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in each ch-1 sp and sc around to last sc, end 2 sc in last sc – 133 sc. Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), * sk next sc, dc in each of next 3 sc, yo, with hook in front of work, go back and insert hook from front to back into skipped st before the 3 dc group, loosely draw through a loop and bring it up to the height of the 3 dc group, yo and complete dc (Cable st); rep from * across, join with sl st to top of beg dc. Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in each dc around, join with sl st to beg sc. Rnd 4: Rep Rnd 2. Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in each dc around to last 2 dc, end dc2tog – 132 sc rem. Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in same sp, [ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next sc] around, end ch 1, sk last sc, join with sl st to beg sc – 66 sc, 66 ch-1 sps. Rnd 7: Ch 2, sk first sc, [sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc] around, end sc in last sp, join with sl st to 2nd of beg ch-2 – 66 sc, 66 ch-1 sps. Rnds 8-13: Rep Rnds 6 & 7, 3 times. Rep Rnds 1-13 until Bag Body measures approx. 10 inch from Rnd 1 of Lower Bag Body section, ending with Rnd 5.
  • 5
    Upper Bag Body: Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same sp, [ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next sc] around, end ch 1, sk last sc, join with sl st to beg sc – 66 sc, 66 ch-1 sps. Rnd 2: Ch 2, sk first sc, [sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk next sc] around, end sc in last sp, join with sl st to 2nd of beg ch-2 – 66 sc, 66 ch-1 sps. Rep Rnds 1 & 2, 4 more times. Next rnd: Ch 1, sc in each sc & ch-1 sp around, join with sl st to beg sc. Next rnd: Ch 1, sl st in each sc around, join with sl st to beg sl st. Fasten off.
  • 6
    Strap: Ch 12. Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across, turn – 11 sc. Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, [ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next sc] to end, turn. Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sc, [ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next sc] to last sc, end sc in last sc. Rep Rows 2 & 3 until Strap meas 26 inch. Next row: Ch 1, sc in each sc and sp to end. Fasten off.
  • 7
    Finishing: Sew ends of Strap to last rnd of Upper Bag Body. Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Premier Yarns Deborah Norville Hipster Amazon 104798322 (3)
  • Clover Amour Crochet Hook H 5.0 mm 104755761
  • Tapestry Needle
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