Free Crochet Bag Pattern
Bag Pattern 2722

Crochet a beautiful handbag with this free crochet pattern! This bag is easy to crochet - even if you are a 'beginner' in crochet.

Follow the simple step-by-step instructions below to make this crochet bag. You can make it in any color you desire.

Free Crochet Pattern for a Bag:
Pattern Number 2720

Crochet Bag Pattern - Number 2722


REQUIRED MATERIALS

J. and P. COATS KNIT-CRO-SHEEN
6 Balls of Black
Bone Crocket Hook No. 6
1/2 Yard of Felt for Lining
1 Spool of Gold Metallic Thread for Trim
12 Bone Rings
1 2/3 Yards of Ribbon

NOTE(s)

Use 4 threads throughout.

Gauge: 4 sc make 1 inch; 4 1/2 rnds make 1 inch.

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

Bag Piece (Make 2)

Starting at center, ch 4. Join.

1st rnd: 10 sc in ring.

2nd rnd: 2 sc in each sc around.

3rd rnd: Sc in each sc around.

4th rnd: 2 sc in each sc around (40 sc).

5th, 6th and 7th rnds: Sc in each sc around.

8th rnd: * 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc. Repeat from * around (60 sc).

9th rnd: 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 18 sc (top section), 3 sc in next sc, sc in each sc to end of rnd.

10th to 14th rnds incl: (Sc in each sc to center sc of next 3-sc group, 3 sc in center sc) twice, sc in each sc to end of rnd (86 sc at end of 14th rnd). Mark center of bottom section.

15th rnd: (Sc in each sc to center sc of next 3-sc group, 3 sc in center sc) twice; sc in each sc to within 12 sc of marker, 2 sc in next 24 sc, sc in each sc to end of rnd (114 sc).

16th to 22nd rnds incl: (Sc in each sc to center sc of next 3-sc group) twice; sc in each sc to end of tnd. Break off.

Gusset

Starting at short end, ch 6.

1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn.

2nd row: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn.

Repeat the 2nd row until piece is long enough to fit around bottom of Bag from 3-sc group to 3-sc group. Do not break off. Holding a Bag Piece and Gusset together, make sc through both thirknesses around. Break off.

Join other Bag Piece to other side of Gusset.

Double Ring

With 4 strands of metallic thread, ch 10. Join.

Make 12 sc in ring. Sl st in 1st sc. Break off.

Make another ch 10. Draw ch through 1st Ring. Join.

Make 12 sc in 2nd Ring. Sl st in 1st sc. Break off.

Make 12 sets of Double Rings.

Sew to Bag Pieces as desired.

Line Bag with buckram and lining material.

Ring (Make 12)

With Black, make 12 sc in each bone ring, sl st in 1st sc. Break off.

Sew Rings evenly around top. Draw ribbon twice through rings.

Tie ends in a bow.

This crochet bag pattern was originally published by Coats and Clarks in the 1940s in Crochet Bags Book No. 219.


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