Gorgeous market bag DIY
180 yards (280 g) of super bulky-weight (6 super bulky) acrylic in beige for the bag
97 yards (40 g) of aran-weight (#4 medium) merino wool in green for the handles, leaves, and stalks
37 yards (15 g) of aran-weight (#4 medium) merino wool in red for the cherries.
75" (190 cm) of 21-gauge wire
Crochet hooks: E/4 (3,5 mm) and J/10 (6.0 mm) or sizes to obtain gauge
Gauge 10.5 stitches and 8.5 rows to 4"
(10 cm) measured over bag pattern
9 1/4 (23.5 cm) tall and 37 1/2" (95 cm) in circumference
Patterns - diagrams
1. Using the larger hook, crochet the bag bottom, working in the round,
2. Continue crocheting the bag sides, working in the round and following the bag pattern.
3. Using the smaller hook, crochet the handles, encasing the wire. Whipstich the handles to the inside of the bag.
4. Using the smaller hook, crochet the cherries, stalks, and leaves,. Sew these pieces together, tehn sew them to the bag.