Wildrose Market Bag by All About Ami


Wildrose Market Bag by All About Ami

Happy New Year, friends!

I am easing into the new year very slowly so I’m kicking off 2020 with an “On My Hook” post; nothing too onerous!

I have a couple of makes that I have been working on over the holidays that I want to share with you. The first one is the Wildrose Market Bag by Stephanie over at All About Ami.

All the way back in August, my mom mentioned very casually that she wished she had a nice market bag to take with her on shopping trips. Obviously, my maker brain immediately started planning and I knew exactly what I should make her for her birthday (which is just a few days before Christmas).

It didn’t take long for me to decide on the Wildrose Market Bag as my pattern of choice; I had already made a Wildrose Backpack earlier this year, which uses the same Wildrose Granny Square as the base of both patterns.

I absolutely loved making the backpack and I knew the market bag would be equally enjoyable; Stephanie and Ryan put such care and skill into each pattern they make (I am anxiously awaiting the reveal of their annual Chinese New Year Amigurumi!)

This was such a fun project for me because I started working on it months before I needed to have it finished, so it was a very leisurely project. I really enjoyed how portable this project was; it was very easy to throw a skein of yarn into my project bag and make a square or two on my lunch break!

I followed the pattern exactly (no changes needed at all!), right down to using Lion Brand’s 24/7 Cotton Yarn in Denim. It is the perfect non-neutral neutral (if you know what I mean?)

I am pleased to report that my mom loved her gift (which, is there anything even better as a crocheter?) and I was thrilled to be able to gift her such a lovely handcrafted bag! She was suffering from a nasty gastro bug that day (worst birthday ever!) so I’m glad I was able to add at least a small bright spot to her day!

Photo time! But first, Pin this baby for later.

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Here are some progress photos:

Have you made a Wildrose Market Bag? Do you plan to? Let me know in the comments!

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9 thoughts on “Wildrose Market Bag by All About Ami

  1. I would like to see your posts but the popups are just far too distracting. I realize you get money for doing these on your website but it’s not worth it for me to fight with all that trying to read what you’re showinig.

    1. Hi Euna,

      There are no pop-ups on my website; however, I assume you are referring to the in-content advertisements? I’m sorry you feel that way; unfortunately, ads are a necessary evil, as they allow me to continue posting free content. Thanks for your feedback; I’ll take a look to see if any changes can be made.

  2. This is a lovely market bag. However, my first thought was: This would make a great summer camisole top. Don’t be surprised if that’s what it turns out to be when I break out my yarn and hook–LOL

    1. Yes! Other people have said they were inspired to make a cute summer top as well after seeing this bag! That would be brilliant.

  3. Both beautiful and functional….my kind of bag! Most of the market bags I’ve made are more like netting and too flexible/flimmsie for certain things. Now that I’ve seen yours, I’ll try something similar with the 24/7 I have in my stash.

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