Italian Market Bag by Jill Wolcott

Italian Market Bag

DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Seed Stitch (ITR)
525 - 650 yards (480 - 594 m)
One size
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Enjoy filling your bag at the market or grocery store and watch as it stretches to fit your purchases. Knit in the round with two strands held together, the seed stitch bottom is bordered by garter ridges. The body continues in an open pattern. A practical side pocket provides storage for your own plastic bags with access from top and bottom. Add a wide shoulder strap, then finish it off with an I-cord drawstring.

moderate / ITR


One Size
Finished bottom diameter 7”
Finished height 15.5”


4.5 sts/in and 7 rows/in = 18 sts/4” and 15 rows/2” in Seed Stitch (ITR) on size 5(3.75mm) ndls
3 sts/in and 4 rows/in = 12 sts/4” and 16 rows/4” in Star Mesh Rib (ITR) on size 9(5.5mm) ndls


Size 5(3.75mm) dpns and circular ndls OR size to obtain gauge, size 9(5mm) 24” circular ndls


Stitch markers, locking pin markers, tapestry needle, size G(4mm) crochet hook, washable fabric glue


Flax from Fibra Natura, 100% flax, 50g/125 yds (114m)
6 skeins

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Color Pearl

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