How to crochet market bags (video & written pattern)

In this video, I'll show you how to crochet a simple market bag. These bags are so useful for the farmers market or even for a trip to the beach!
These market bags are very easy to make and don't use much yarn so not only are they fun to make, but also an affordable project!
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Materials
Worsted weight yarn. You'll need around 210 yards.
Size H/5mm crochet hook.
Yarn needle.
Scissors.
Stitch markers (optional).
Pro tip: Cotton yarn is great for this project because it's very sturdy and easy to wash!
Pro tip: You can easily change the length of the handles by chaining a different amount in round 19 where I chain 50.
Abbreviations
ch(s) chain(s)
sc single crochet
sl st slip stitch
st(s) stitch(es)
tr treble crochet
Written pattern
Round 1: Make a magic ring, ch 5 (counts as 1 tr + 1 ch), *1 tr in ring, ch 1; repeat from * 10 times, sl st to 4th ch to join – 12 tr + 12 ch 1 spaces.
Round 2: Sl st into 1st ch space, ch 5 (counts as 1 tr + 1 ch), 1 tr in same ch space, ch 1, *1 tr in next ch space, ch 1, 1 tr in same ch space, ch 1; repeat from * around, sl st to 4th ch to join – 24 tr + 24 ch 1 spaces.
Round 3: Sl st into 1st ch space, ch 5 (counts as 1 tr + 1 ch), 1 tr in next ch space, ch 1, 1 tr in same ch space, ch 1, *[1 tr in next ch space, ch 1] twice, 1 tr in same ch space, ch 1; repeat from * around, sl st to 4th ch to join – 36 tr + 36 ch 1 spaces.
Round 4: Sl st into 1st ch space, ch 5 (counts as 1 tr + 1 ch), [1 tr in next ch space, ch 1] twice, 1 tr in same ch space, ch 1, *[1 tr in next ch space, ch 1] three times, 1 tr in same ch space, ch 1; repeat from * around, sl st to 4th ch to join – 48 tr + 48 ch 1 spaces.
Round 5: Sl st into 1st ch space, ch 5 (counts as 1 tr + 1 ch), [1 tr in next ch space, ch 1] three times, 1 tr in same ch space, ch 1, *[1 tr in next ch space, ch 1] four times, 1 tr in same ch space, ch 1; repeat from * around, sl st to 4th ch to join – 60 tr + 60 ch 1 spaces.
Round 6-16: Sl st into 1st ch space, ch 5 (counts as 1 tr + 1 ch), *1 tr in next ch space, ch 1; repeat from * around, sl st to 4th ch to join – 60 tr + 60 ch 1 spaces.
Round 17: Ch 1 (counts as 1 sc), 1 sc in next ch space, *1 sc in next st, 1 sc in next ch space; repeat from * around, sl st to ch 1 to join – 120 sc.
Round 18: Ch 1 (counts as 1 sc), 1 sc in each st around, sl st to ch 1 to join – 120 sc.
Round 19: Ch 1 (counts as 1 sc), 1 sc in each of the next 14 sts, ch 50, skip 31 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 29 sts, ch 50, skip 31 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 14 sts, sl st to ch 1 to join – 58 sc + 100 chs.
Round 20: Ch 1 (counts as 1 sc), 1 sc in each of the next 14 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 50 chs, 1 sc in each of the next 29 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 50 chs, 1 sc in each of the next 14 sts, sl st to ch 1 to join – 158 sc.
Round 21: Ch 1 (counts as 1 sc), 1 sc in each st around, invisible join to ch 1 and fasten off. – 158 sc.
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