Crochet Market Bags

Design your own bags with your favorite colors, fibers, and stitches. Plus, get two original market bag patterns with this crochet video workshop!
SKU: EP10611

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What's better than a sturdy, expandable, stylish, customized bag to take to the market or grocery store? Learn how to crochet two styles of market bags using filet crochet and mesh stitch. It's much easier than you think! By the time you finish this tutorial, you'll be designing your own bags with your favorite colors, fibers, and stitches. Two original market bag patterns are included with this video workshop!

Learn how to:

  • Choose the right fiber for your market bag
  • Create a substantial base for your bag using a spiral pattern
  • Differentiate between crochet circles that are made using spirals and joins
  • Use double crochet to achieve your preferred look
  • Master the mesh stitch and filet crochet techniques for an expandable bag

About the Host:

Mary Beth Temple is a crochet and knitting designer and instructor based in North Carolina. In addition to teaching around the country, her designs have been featured in many magazines and books, including Unexpected Afghans: Innovative Designs with Traditional Techniques and terweave Crochet. Find out more on her website at

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Customer Reviews (2)
Good class on working in the round (flat) and lovely market bags
I learn a lot from this class and enjoyed it, it has a good section on how to work in the round, increase and also correct mistakes.
I like the tutor and her style. She explained things very well, and she crammed a lot in one video.
I would say that this class is for advanced beginners, because things are not explained in detail, and sometimes she crochets quite fast when explaining stitches. However I found her easy to follow overall.
It would be useful to have some information about the level of the class before purchasing, prior knowledge required etc.
Also the video is not divided in chapters so it's going to be hard to find things again in future, for example if I need to check the crab stich. And downloaded files are not easy to watch on an android tablet, it would be easier to access them online.
Also the pattern is not always very clear, e.g. "move m to sc just made" where m is not an abbreviation I've seen before.
Review by Dan (Posted on 11/29/2015)
Fun, interesting, useful!
This video is fun to watch and the larger mesh market bag is fun to make. I enjoyed working on the project and customized it for my own use -- and it was very easy to do that. I have not made the smaller filet bag yet, but it's on my upcoming must-do list.

These are truly useful projects for my use, but more than that, I appreciate that the markets bags are just the thing to help reduce the use of plastic bags.

I particularly liked the tip about linen fiber.

Mary Beth is a great teacher.
Review by Dianna (Posted on 10/24/2015)
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