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Thrifty Market Bag

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This bag from Lily Sugar n' Cream is small enough to keep tucked away when you're not using it, but large enough to expand and fit all your groceries. This free knitting pattern is easy to make and totally practical for everyday use.

Thrifty Market Bag

MATERIALS

  • Lily® Sugar’n Cream® (Ombres 340 g/12 oz) 1 ball
  • Knitting Needles: sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 10 mm (U.S. 15) or size needed to obtain gauge.

MEASUREMENT
Approx 15 ins [38 cm] long, excluding handles.

GAUGE
21 sts and 27 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with smaller needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS
Body: With smaller needles, cast on 24 sts.
Knit 5 rows, noting 1st row is WS.
6th row: (RS). *(K1. P1. K1) in next st. Rep from * to end of row. 72 sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed as follows:
1st row: (WS). Sl1. Purl to end of row.
2nd row: Sl1. *K2tog. Do not slip sts off needle. K2togtbl into the same sts. Slip 2 sts off needle – Cluster 2tog made. Rep from * to last st. K1.
3rd row: Sl1. Purl to end of row.
4th row: Sl1. K1. * Cluster 2tog. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
5th row: As 3rd row.
Rep 2nd to 5th rows until work from beg measures 18 ins [45.5 cm], ending with a WS row.
Change to smaller needles and proceed as follows:
Next row: (RS). (K3tog) 24 times. 24 sts.
Knit 5 rows. Cast off.
Handles: With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 30 sts along side of bag. Cast on 80 sts. 110 sts in total.
Knit 6 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).
Rep for other side. Sew sides of each handle.

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Reviews

is this bag made on circular needles

shadow08 9363605

Do not understand where to pick up the 30 stitches for the handles. Do you seam the sides first? Thanks.

Pamelastetter 3543220

I have found the answer to my first question. Now I am struggling with the instruction for row -- Cluster 2tog made in 2nd row with large needles.

PLROSE44

I am struggling with the 6yh row ending with 72 stitches. The pattern doesn't mention increasing in the preceeding stitches. Beginning with 24 stitiches and ending with 72 stitches with the following instruction (k1,P1.K1) in next stitch Is there an instruction missing. Thank you, Paulette

PLROSE44

6th row: (RS). *(K1. P1. K1) in next st. Rep from * to end of row. 72 sts. I am confused as to how this row starts out with 24 stitches and ends with 72. I must be missing something as there is no instruction to increase?

PLROSE44

What is the meaning of K1togbl?? I know what k2tog means but what is the bl?? Also what do you mean by cluster?? I'd like to make this, but can't til I find this out!!

ronmetevier 9511207

I am knitting this Bag and I do not understand the handles? Do I pick up stitches from where I started?

hminick 2862942

Hello: How is woven purse? Is it begins right spot? What next.? as follows? . I wish I could knit. Thanks

puchy

i need an indepth explanation of this project because i'm really confused. can someone send me a video or something?

jessicapups4life 3603624

Help! I figured out the pattern, but am totally lost regarding the handles. Pick up and knit along the side? I tried that, and it didn't look right.

cheriecrettol 5283945

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