The Market Square Tote, knitted with Queensland Collection Cairns, is all the rage, and now you can knit one too! Practical and pretty, this bag is so versatile! It's perfect for a trip to the market or as your new favorite knitting bag.
The sturdy cotton/acrylic blend of Cairns and the unique chain construction knits up a beautiful fabric and you'll love the colorful results of blending two colors in mosaic design.
Construction notes: The projects starts with a square bottom knit flat. Stitches are then picked up along all edges to knit the body of the bag in the round. The mosaic creates the pretty basket weave effect. The handles are double thickness for sturdiness.
Techniques used: knit in the round, pick up stitches, slip stitches, reading pattern.
Recommended needle size: US size 7 circular needle, 24” length (32” length for large bag)
Kits come in two sizes Small (8" wide/square bottom) x 7" high) Large 10" wide/square bottom x 10" high). Choose your color and size from the drop down menu.
- Queensland Cairns yarn in your color choice and size
- 1 ball each MC and CC for small size bag
- 2 balls MC and 1 ball CC for large size bag
- KnittyGrittyYarnGirl Project bag