French Market Bag
The French Market Bag is worked from the bottom up. The bottom is flat and it is worked as a growing circle in the round on double-pointed needles, while the sides of the bag are worked in the round in the knotted openwork pattern on a circular needle. The top of the bag is finished with an i-cord edge. The lining is sewn with the same construction as the bag and then sewn onto the finished bag. At the end, the leather straps are sewn onto the top of the bag. The pattern contains the sewing instructions for the lining.
Size: one size
Diameter: 22 cm [8¾ inches]
Circumference: 68 cm [26¾ inches]
Height: 24 cm [9½ inches]
Gauge: 16 sts x 32 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4 x 4 inches] in knotted openwork pattern on 4 mm [US6] needles with three strands of yarn held together
Needles: Circular needles: 4 mm [US6] / 60 cm [24 inches]; Double-pointed needles: 4 mm [US6]
Materials: 150 g Japansk Bomuld by Isager Yarn (50 g = 315 m [344 yds]), cotton fabric for lining: 96 x 27 cm [37¾ x 10¾ inches], leather shoulder straps 2 x 94 cm [¾ x 37 inches]
Difficulty: ★ ★ ★ (3 out of 5)
See the classification of difficulty here.
This pattern is digital and will be sent as a pdf-file to your e-mail.
Lining can be found here.
Leather straps can be found here.
The brown French Market Bag is knitted in Japansk Bomuld by Isager in color 59.
Knotted openwork pattern:
Sew I-cord together: