Grocery Bag Holder

Grocery Bag Holder
more use for self-striping sock yarn.
I used Moda Dea Sassy Stripes.
size 4 double pointed needles or size needed to get gauge
Gauge is 6 stitches 8 rows per inch
Cast on 20 stitches. Join, being careful not to twist. Put on row marker
Knit2 Purl 2 ribbing for 4 rounds
Knit one round
Knit 4, knit into the front and back of the next stitch, repeat this to complete 1 round–24 stitches
Knit 5, knit into the front and back of the next stitch, repeat this to complete 1 round — 28 stitches
Knit 6, knit into the front and back of the next stitch, repeat this to complete 1 round –32 stitches
Knit 8, yo, repeat this to complete 1 round (this is to make opening for I-cord)–36 stitches
Knit all rows till desired length. Mine is about 12″ from ribbing to ribbing
Knit 7, k2tog, repeat to end of round–32 stitches
Knit 6, k2tog, repeat to end of round–28 stitches
Knit 5, k2tog, repeat to end of round–24 stitches
Knit 4, k2tog, repeat to end of round–20 stitches
Knit 2, purl 2 ribbing for 4 rows
Bind off
Make I-cord out of 4 stitches. Weave through holes. Knot ends and tie to adjust to correct length.

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