Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Bandit Market Bag
Lion Brand® Kitchen Cotton
Pattern Number: L32023 Put all your beach essentials in this cute and colorful tote.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Length About 15 in. (38 cm) Finished Width About 12 in. (30.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

831-174 Kitchen Cotton Yarn: Olive

Deep dusty green


Quantity needed: 6 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 22.14
Note: (A)

831-157 Kitchen Cotton Yarn: Citrus

Lemon yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.69
Note: (B)

831-114 Kitchen Cotton Yarn: Cayenne

Coral


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Estimated Price: $ 3.69
Note: (C)

831-133 Kitchen Cotton Yarn: Pumpkin

Bright orange


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.69
Note: (D)

831-170 Kitchen Cotton Yarn: Kiwi

Bright chartreuse


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.69
Note: (E)

831-147 Kitchen Cotton Yarn: Grape

Red-violet


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.69
Note: (F)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
15 sc + 16 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
Cl (4 double crochet cluster) Yarn over, insert hook in indicated st, yarn over and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook (2 loops rem on hook), (yarn over, insert hook in same st, yarn over and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times (5 loops rem on hook) yarn over, draw through all loops on hook.

NOTES:
1.

Bag is made from 5 pieces: Front, Back, Side Panel, and 2 Handles.

The long edges of the Side Panel are slip stitched to 2 sides and lower edges of the Front and Back to form Bag.

Handles are sewn to top edges of Bag.

2.

Gently push clusters (Cl) to RS of fabric as you work.


INSTRUCTIONS



FRONT With A, ch 42.

Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 41 sc.

Rows 2-6: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.

Fasten off.

Row 7: From RS, join B with sc in first st, sc in next st, Cl in next st, ch 1 to close Cl, *sc in next 5 sts, Cl in next st, ch 1 to close Cl; rep from * to last 2 sts, sc in last 2 sts – 7 Cl and 34 sc at the end of this row.

Fasten off.

Row 8: From WS, join A with sc in first st, sc in each sc and Cl across, do not work into the ch-1 sps.

Rows 9-11: With A, ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.

Fasten off.

Row 12: With C, rep Row 7.

Fasten off.

Rows 13-16: With A, rep Rows 8-11.

Fasten off.

Row 17: With D, rep Row 7.

Fasten off.

Rows 18-21: With A, rep Rows 8-11.

Fasten off.

Row 22: With E, rep Row 7.

Fasten off.

Rows 23-26: With A, rep Rows 8-11.

Fasten off.

Row 27: With F, rep Row 7.

Fasten off.

Rows 28-31: With A, rep Rows 8-11.

Fasten off.

Rows 32-56: Rep Rows 7-31.

Rows 57 and 58: With A, rep Row 2 twice.

Edging: With A, ch 1, turn, sc evenly spaced around entire outer edge of piece, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off.



BACK Make same as Front.



SIDE PANEL With A, ch 13.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 12 sc.

Rows 2-160: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.

Fasten off.



HANDLES (make 2) With B, ch 36.

Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 35 sc.

Fasten off.

Row 2: From WS, join C with sc in first st, sc in each st across.

Fasten off.

Row 3: From RS, join D with sc in first st, sc in next st, Cl in next st, ch 1 to close Cl, *sc in next 5 sts, Cl in next st, ch 1 to close Cl; rep from * to last 2 sts, sc in last 2 sts – 6 Cl and 29 sc at the end of this row.

Fasten off.

Row 4: From WS, join E with sc in first st, sc in each sc and Cl across, do not work into the ch-1 sps.

Fasten off.

Row 5: From RS, join F with sc in first st, sc in each st across.

Fasten off.



FINISHING Pin Side Panel to sides and lower edge of Front, having the top edges even.

From WS, with A, sl st the edges together, working (sl st, ch 1, sl st) in each lower corner.

Rep to join other long edge of Side Panel to Back.

Sew both ends of one Handle to top edge of Front.

Rep to sew other Handle to top edge of Back.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
ch(s) = chain(s)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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