Beginner | 58 min
Taught by Twinkie Chan
Easy to make and simple to toss into your car on the way to the grocery store, the park, or the beach, these reusable mesh bags are crochet projects you will undoubtedly use in your everyday life. Twinkie Chan, crochet designer and author, teaches you how to use a triangular or delta mesh stitch that allows your bag to be stretchy and light weight, and a solid panel of single crochet stitches and half double crochet stitches to make the bottom of the bag nice and strong. Make a smaller bag with a drawstring for organizing and separating your fruits and vegetables. Both bags are easy to wash and can be used around the house as stylish and earth-friendly storage options.
Learn how to:
  • Crochet a stylish and roomy market bag with the delta mesh stitch
  • Troubleshoot mistakes in your mesh
  • Work in rows and in joined rounds
  • Work single crochet, half double crochet, and treble crochet stitches
  • Crochet handles or make a drawstring closure with a wooden bead

What you'll get:
  • Step-by-step instructions from Twinkie Chan showing you how to make a market bag and a produce bag
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list and downloadable PDF patterns
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students

Crochet a Set of Mesh Market Bags
Market Bag
Produce Bag
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Light worsted weight cotton or cotton-blend yarn - Twinkie is using three balls Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton for the market bag and one ball for the produce bags
  • G6/4.00mm crochet hook
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers or safety pins
  • Measuring tape or ruler
  • Optional: for the smaller produce bag, a wooden bead with a 3/8” opening - the opening needs to be large enough for 2 lengths of crochet chains to pass through snugly, or, you can also use a wooden button with holes large enough for 1 length of crochet chain to pass through snugly
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