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Urth Yarns Dunya Market Bag Kit

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Bye-bye, plastic bags! Hello, earth-friendly cotton carry all’s! Celebrate local yarn shops and our planet with us this Spring by crocheting this new and exciting reusable market bag out of the scrumptious hand-dyed Monokrom Cotton yarn by Urth Yarns’. This bag is a breeze to crochet and the colors will subtly shift to different shades of the same color as you crochet, adding interest to the otherwise simple mesh stitch.

Crochet outside and soak up the sun's rays while making this soft, long-lasting, plant-based market bag, and show the world that you’re making a different one scrumptious yard at a time! LYS Day is on April 17, 2021, Earth Day is on April 22, 2021.

With a sturdy base and surprisingly roomy expandable mesh body, the Dunya Market Bag is the sustainable alternative to single-use paper or plastic bags. This new design by Nina Holubcova is lightweight, yet durable enough for your next market or yarn shopping trip, and so much more! You’ll love the soft and smooth texture of this beautiful hand-dyed DK weight yarn.

The best part? Each purchase of this kit will plant 2 trees in Africa through Trees For the Future, so crochet with pride knowing your hobby is helping to make our planet a little greener with every skein of Urth Yarns you use. You can learn more about this organization here and see how many trees they've planted in partnership with Urth Yarns so far.

Like all of Urth Yarn's hand-dyed masterpieces, every skein is unique! Also, every digital screen is calibrated differently. Slight variations in tone and saturation will vary from screen to screen. The actual color of your item may vary slightly from what you see on your screen, but the delicious texture and subtle tone shifts of Monokrom Cotton will remain just as lovely with each batch!

See more gorgeous kits and hand-dyed yarns from Urth Yarns HERE.

You can find a knit bag kit featuring Urth Yarns Uneek Cotton DK HERE.

Included in your kit:

Additional supplies you'll need:

  • A E - 4 crochet hook (3.5 mm) or size needed for a gauge of 22 stitches and 30 rows = 4” in center single crochet
  • Scissors
  • Finishing needle

Pattern Details:

The bag is worked from the bottom up seamlessly, starting with the center single crochet base, continuing with the eyelet mesh body, finished with center single crochet edging. The double handles are then joined to the body as you go. Written in standard US terms, with charts for the base and mesh portion of the body.


Our first response to your order would be to have it shipped directly from our warehouse. In the case that our stock levels are too low, your Urth Yarns Dunya Market Bag Kit will be drop-shipped from Urth Yarns in Florida, USA. Please allow up to 3-5 business days for your order to be processed and shipped out. We will contact you with any shipping and tracking information for your order.

If you have questions regarding the current stock of specific colorways please call/e-mail us at (509) 536-7746 or

About Urth Yarns:

A friendly smiling girl wearing a colorful handknit sweater holding out a baby tree for you to see. The text next to this photo reads 'Trees for the Future'.

When you choose Urth Yarns you are supporting a workforce of strong women who hand-dye their yarns in Mersin and Istanbul. Each Urth Yarns skein purchased plants a tree as part of the #knitoneplantone movement. Join us in helping Trees for the Future in their mission to provide families with tools and knowledge to plant trees in Africa.

"Planting trees provides families with more than just-food. It provides income, empowerment, unity, leadership, education and even saves lives. When we can teach people to value themselves and their environment, they see amazing improvements in their standard of living."