Eco-Friendly Expandable Shopping Bag by Lion Brand Yarn
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Eco-Friendly Expandable Shopping Bag

June 2007
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows
in garter stitch on US #8 (5mm) needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 17 - 12.75 mm
246 yards (225 m)
15 in. [38 cm] wide, 2 in. [5 cm] deep when empty
This pattern is available for free.
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This fantastic mesh market bag made from organic cotton will stretch to hold almost anything -- from your grocery shopping to your beach gear. The handle is continuously knit, so it can’t come off. (Lion Brand Yarn)

Lion Brand Pattern #: BK4K-0702003
Corrections applied Mar 27, 2007

SKILL LEVEL: Easy + (Level 3)

Lion® Organic Cotton (Article #680) discontinued
Nature’s Choice Organic Cotton can be substituted.
(A) 164 yards
(B) 82 yards

Knitting Needles - Size 8 (5 mm)
Size 8 29-inch circular needle
Scarf Knitting Needles (10” length) Size 17 (13 mm)
Split Ring Stitch Markers

Knit in garter stitch. Some sewing required to finish.

Construction phototutorial is provided.

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