Farmers Market Bag
Designed by Kathryn Ashley
*This pattern is property of Ewetopia Fiber Shop and cannot be used for profit. Please contact Ewetopia
Fiber Shop for further assistance:
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Finished Measurement: Width = 15”, Length = 15”
Materials: 1 (2) skeins Louet Euroflax (100% Wet Spun Linen 270 yds) Shown in: Melon Mix # 84 With double strand
• 1 US # 7 (4.5mm)—24” Circular needle
• 1 US # 11 (8mm)—24” Circular needle
• Stitch Marker
• Tapestry needle
Gauge: 16 sts and 18 rows = 6” (15 cm), size 11 (8 mm) needles with double strand—knotted mesh stitch
Notes: The pattern gives you an option for a double strand or single strand. The single strand will be just as tough, but will be airier and
just a bit smaller so it is easier to fit in your purse on your way to the market! It is also easier on your wallet in other ways as well….
Row 1: *K1, yarn forward, slip 1 purl wise, yarn behind; repeat from * to end
Repeat this row over and odd number of stitches
Knotted Mesh Stitch
Row 1: *K1, (knit through horizontal strand before next stitch, k1, pass made stitch over k1); repeat from * to end
Row 2: Knit
Repeat these two rows
Cast on 165 stitches with smaller needle
Place marker and join into round and work in Tweed Stitch (see stitch guide) for 7 rounds
Next Round: Change to larger needles, K3, *Knit 2 stitches together (k2tog); repeat from * to end (84 sts)
Work in Knotted Mesh Stitch (see stitch guide) until bag measures 14” from cast on edge (end with a Row 1)
Next Round: Change to smaller needles, K3 *K1, make 1; repeat from * to end (165 sts)
Work in Tweed Stitch for 7 rounds
Bind off loosely.
Weave in loose ends.
Seam bottom closed.
Cast on 9 sts with large needle (this is worked back and forth
Row 1: K1, *yarn forward, slip 1 purl wise, yarn behind, k1; repeat from * to end
Row 2: Slip 1, P1 *yarn behind, slip 1 purl wise, yarn forward, p1; repeat from * to end
Continue these 2 rows until yarn runs out or until desired length.
Enjoy stuffing your new market bag with goodies from the farmers market!