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Shop in Style With a Handmade Market Bag

Greetings, stitchers!

Are you looking for a super-useful and stylish project? Try a market bag! In the Market Bags episode of Knit and Crochet Now!, Annie's experts will show you how to make beautiful, practical shopping bags.

I'm Mary Forte, your Knit and Crochet Now! update editor, and I'm excited to share the highlights of episode seven of season 10 with you. I live in a county with a "bring your own bag" policy. Consequently, I have a collection of bags in the back of my car. Some of them are fairly cute and colorful, but none of them are as nice as the market bags in this episode! Even if your community doesn't have a reusable bag policy, keeping bags out the trash sure does reduce the number of times you have to take the trash out!

In this episode, host-producer Connie Ellison introduces us to the experts who will show us how to make these beautiful bags. First up is Toni Lipsey who provides all the details for crocheting the Terrific Tote. In the Technique Corner, Britt Schmiesing shows us how to make beautiful Turkish bracelets with beads and crochet. Then Kristin Omdahl shares everything you need to know to knit the Union Square Market Bag.

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Knit and Crochet Now! host-producers Connie Ellison and Lena Skvagerson bring in experts Toni Lipsey, Britt Schmiesing and Kristin Omdahl to share all their stitching expertise in episode seven of season 10.

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Where Can You View Episode Seven of Season 10?

Are you ready to knit, crochet and learn with Annie's experts? Look for Knit and Crochet Now! in these places:

Most PBS stations have Knit and Crochet Now! in their lineups. Check your local PBS station's TV schedule and set that DVR!

Create TV offers Knit and Crochet Now! episodes along with lots of other exciting how-to programming.

The Knit and Crochet Now! website has all 10 seasons, and you can find free downloads of all the patterns featured in each episode.

Annie's Creative Studio, Annie's premium creative-education network, offers all 10 seasons of Knit and Crochet Now! along with videos and patterns for crocheting, knitting, quilting, sewing and other crafts.

Annie's Creative Studio's extensive library includes garments, totes, stuffed animals and so much more. You can get tips for updating your home or even for cleaning your sewing machine! Check out the free trial membership to explore your favorite crafts and learn about new ones.

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