Farmerís Market Bag Pattern

 

Yarn: 2 Skeins of Plymouth Linen Isle or 100% cotton worsted weight yarn

Needles: US11, 24-inch circular

Gauge: Not important Ė itís stretchy

Size: Instructions are given for small and large bags

 

Cast on 20 stitches and knit 30 rows

 

Bind off , but donít cut your yarn. (youíll have one loop left there at the end of the row)

 

Pick up 19 stitches where you just bound off, 15 sts down the side, 20 sts across the cast-on edge, and 15 sts up the other side. 70 stitches total.

 

Place a marker here to mark the beginning of the row.

 

Knit one row.

 

Netting Pattern:

Row 1: *K2tog, YO * repeat all the way around

Row 2: Knit 70 sts

Row 3: *YO, K2tog* repeat all the way around

Row 4: Knit 70 sts

 

Repeat these 4 rows 2 times (4 times for a large bag)

 

Knit 4 rows

 

Next row: *YO, K2tog* repeat all the way around

Knit 4 rows

 

Repeat the 4 Netting Pattern rows 2 times

(4 times for a large bag)

 

Knit 4 rows

 

Now weíre going to do the handles. Knit 18 stitches, Bind off 17, Knit 18, Bind off 17

Next row: K2tog 9 times, Cast on 40sts, K2tog 9 times, Cast On 40. (98 stitches total)

 

Knit 3 rows, then bind off all stitches and weave in your ends.

 

 

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