View Full Version : String /mesh shopping bag patterns?
02-09-2008, 08:59 AM
I'm looking for a string shopping bag pattern to use for grocery shopping or just general shopping. I think I'd like it to have two handles on either side, or one sturdier one, on the short side. I don't want a really long handle-then again, surely that would be easy to adjust.
Anyone know of any? I've searched but I can't seem to find one. Thanks!!
02-09-2008, 09:36 AM
Here is my favorite:
She did it using recycled plastic shopping bags, but I made it using Sugar and Cream (and I made it smaller too.). Check out this post on my blog for mine:
(Scroll all the way to the bottom.)
Good luck. I love mine!!
02-09-2008, 09:39 AM
http://yarndemon.typepad.com/demonic_progress/patterns/index.html scroll down to the middle
knit picks use to have a farmers market bag on their site but I don't see it anymore-- that is a cool pattern as well
02-09-2008, 10:09 AM
Thank you both so much!! I think I'll try one of each to see which one I like best :mrgreen:
02-09-2008, 11:08 AM
Classic Elite also has a pretty lace Market Bag Pattern here: http://www.classiceliteyarns.com/WebLetter/1/Issue1.php
you could probably also adapt this pattern from KnitPicks: http://www.knitpicks.com/Mary's+Summer+Bag+Large_PD50564221.html (http://www.knitpicks.com/Mary%27s+Summer+Bag+Large_PD50564221.html)
and Knitting Pattern Central has a section on "Bags, Totes, and Purses" that might be helpful: http://www.knittingpatterncentral.com/directory/bags_totes_purses.php
the "Saturday Market Bag" from Magknits is listed there.
02-09-2008, 11:31 AM
I used this pattern. The bag is already done and seamed together. I need to sit down and figure out the applied I-cord now, so that I can use it!
02-09-2008, 12:19 PM
Thanks, Katrina and dawnk! I printed off Elisa's nest tote-that is really cute! I like the lacy Market Bag too.
Now I have so many to choose from! :mrgreen:
02-10-2008, 11:31 AM
not sure if these have been listed already or not--
02-10-2008, 08:42 PM
There is also:
This one has 2 versions small and large. They are very pretty but don't look like a easy quick knit.
This one is nice. And it would be easy to add knitted handles instead of ribbon ones.
This is similar to the everlasting but the mesh is a little different and not as fine.
02-11-2008, 07:50 AM
Thanks Sherri and Marilyn! I hope to make a bunch of these and give extra ones as gifts. These are some great patterns! I especially like the ones in the round-less finishing :teehee: