String shopping bag with pouch
The bag is worked in one piece, with no sewing up.
The bag squashes into the pouch when not in use.
Written pattern with UK terms.
Materials required: No 10 or No 12 crochet cotton (approx 550-570 metres/600-620 yards) If worked in two colours then approx 50 g ball of each colour is required. Size 2.5 mm/US 1½ crochet hook.
Finished size: 8½-inches/21.25 cm diameter at base by 10-inches/20 cm high excluding handle, however the bag will stretch considerably when items of shopping are placed inside.
9 tr = 1-inch/2.5 cm and 3 rows of tr = 1-inch/2.5 cm
Rounds 1-3 = 1¾-inches/4 cm.