A quick and easy crochet bag holder pattern to keep all your grocery bags tucked away neatly. To use the bag, simply stuff your grocery bags in at the top. Then when you need a bag, simply dig one out at the bottom.
This bag holder pattern has been updated to include a hair elastic at the bottom. It should work much better now to pull out a bag when needed.
As for the drawstring, I stitched both ends together after I weaved it into the bag. Thus, for
Crochet Bag Holder
Skill Level: Easy
Yarn: Red Heart Comfort
Crochet Hook: H/8-5.00mm
1 Hair Elastic
Gauge: 2″ across 4 (esc, ch-1) repeats.
Finished Size: When laying flat it measures approximately 12″ high by 9″ wide.
Ch/Chs = Chain/Chains
Esc = Extended Single Crochet
FO = Fasten Off
Rep = Repeat
Sc = Single Crochet
Sk = Skip
Sl St = Slip Stitch
Sp/Sps = Space/Spaces
St/Sts = Stitch/Stitches
Special Stitch Instructions:
ESC = Insert hook in stitch indicated, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through one loop, yarn over and pull through both loops on hook.
Join yarn to hair elastic and work 36 sc around elastic; join with sl st in first sc. [36 sts]
Rnd 2: Ch 1,
Rnd 3: Ch 1, (
Rnd 4: Ch 1, (
Rnds 5-32: Same as rnd 3. [36 esc and 36 ch-1 sps]
Rnd 33: Ch 1, sc in same
Rnd 34: Ch 1, (esc, ch 1) in first sc, sl st in next sc, *(esc, ch 1) in next sc, sl st in next sc; rep from * around; join with sl st in first esc. FO.
Ch 40. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and into each ch across. FO leaving a 4-5″ tail. Weave string into open spaces of rnd 32. Sew the ends together using the tail end.