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This free crochet pattern is called the Plastic Bag Holder and will be your best friend when it comes to storing your grocery bags and plastic bags. It will be your most used storage item in your house. No more problems finding and looking for all your plastic bags.
I created this pattern within only a few hours and am in love. Especially with the yarn I used. the Plastic Bag Holder uses I love this yarn in the color Strawberry Jam which makes my strawberry heart melt. Yes, I love strawberries so much. This bag holder, therefore, is the perfect addition to my kitchen making it feel warm and cozy.
The most wonderful thing about the Plastic Bag Holder is that it uses only one skein of yarn and very easy and basic crochet stitches. You will be making lots of these for sure if you will attend a craft show. I promise you these plastic bag holders will be a hit.
Now, before I show you the materials and the actual free crochet pattern, please also be sure to add this pattern to your Raverly Favorites by clicking the button below.
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So let me now get started and tell you what you will need in order to crochet this amazing pattern.
How to crochet the Plastic Bag Holder
- I love this yarn – Super soft…Super savings! in the color Strawberry Jam (1 skein)
- 5.0mm hook
- tapestry needle
- hair tie
Stitches used (US terms):
Click HERE to learn these basic stitches
- ch = chain
- sc = single crochet
- sl st = slip stitch
- inv dec = invisible decrease
- Suzette Stitch
3 rows x 2 Suzette sts = 1 square inch
16 (H) x 8 (Diameter) inches (without loop)
Start by attaching the yarn to the hair tie
Be sure to use a stitch marker, as the Rounds are made continues without a slip stitch till the end.
Round 1: 24 sc’s all around the hair tie
Round 2: *1 sc in the next 2 sts, 2 sc in the same st, repeat from * all around
Round 3: *1 sc in the next 3 sts, 2 sc in the same st, repeat from * all around
Round 4: *1 sc in the next 4 sts, 2 sc in the same st, repeat from * all around
Round 5: *1 sc in the next 5 sts, 2 sc in the same st, repeat from * all around
Round 6 – 43: *1 sc and 1 dc in the same st (suzette st), sk 1 st, repeat from * all around
Round 44: *1 sc in the next 5 sts, 1 sc inv dec, repeat from * all around
Round 45: *1 sc in the next 4 sts, 1 sc inv dec, repeat from * all around
Round 46: *1 sc in the next 3 sts, 1 sc inv dec, repeat from * all around
Round 47: *1 sc in the next 2 sts, 1 sc inv dec, repeat from * all around
Creating the loop to hang the back
Ch 15, sk 2 sts, sl st to the next st, 1 sc in the next st, 1 sc in each ch back to the other side, sl st to the st before you started the ch
Fasten off and weave in the ends.
Weave a piece of yarn about 1.5ft through the gaps between the sts of the last round which you will use to tie the opening on the top closed after adding bags.
You are now done with the Plastic Bag Holder crochet pattern. I hope you love it as much as I do. Be sure to share the link to this pattern with the world on social media by using the buttons above or below this pattern. Thank you.