Crocheted Knitting Bag Pattern
Free Crochet Pattern for a Bag

This free crocheted knitting bag pattern was originally published in Crocheted Fashions, Star Book No. 116.

Follow the easy step-by-step instructions of this vintage bag pattern to crochet this classic knitting bag. There is absolutely no charge for personal use of this crocheted bag pattern.

Free Crochet Pattern for a Bag:
Crocheting a Knitting Bag

Crocheted Knitting Bag


REQUIRED MATERIALS

AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "STAR" FAST HEAVY CROCHET MERCERIZED COTTON, Article 140
4 Balls Forest Green
5 Balls White or colors of your choice
Steel Crochet Hook No. 4
1 Pair Knitting Slicks or Handles

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

With Green ch 136, to measure about 23 1/2 inches, 2 d c in 4th st from hook, skip 2 sts of ch, s c in next st, * ch 2, 2 d c in same space, skip 2 sts of ch, s c in next st (shell), repeat from * to end of eh (44 shells), ch 3, turn.

2nd Row - 2 d c in 1st st, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, * ch 2, 2 d c in same space, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, repeat from * across row, drop Green, attach White (when changing color always complete last half of last st worked with next color), ch 3, turn.

3rd Row - 2 d c in 1st st, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, * ch 2, 2 d c in same space, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, repeat from to end of row, ch 3, turn.

4th Row - 2 d c in 1st st, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, * ch 2, 2 d c in same space, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, repeat from * across row, ch 3, turn.

5th Row - Same as 3rd row.

6th Row - Same as 4th row, drop White, pick up Green.

7th Row - 2 d c in 1st st, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, * ch 2, 2 d c in same space, s c in ch 2 loop of next shell, repeat from * across row, ch 3, turn.

8th Row - Same as 2nd row.

Repeat from the 3rd row through the 8th row 9 times, do not attach White at end of last row, cut thread.

Fold work in half, sew sides together with "STAR" FAST HEAVY CROCHET starting at fold until 2 inches from top.

With right side of work toward you attach Green in right hand corner at top of bag and work a row of s c across top to measure about 12 1/2 inches if knitting sticks are used. If handles are used, top should measure about 10 1/2 inches, ch 1, turn.

Next Row - 1 s c in each s c, turn.

Next Row - Working over stick work 1 s c in each s c, cut thread. Work other top in same manner.

The Handles

If knitting sticks are used, with Green, crochet a chain 22 inches long, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each remaining st of ch, turn.

Next 6 Rows - Ch 1, 1 s c in each s c, cut thread at end of last row leaving a length for sewing. Sew long edges together. Work another handle in same manner. Sew to inside of bag placing them as illustrated starting about 1 inch down from top.

This free crocheted knitting bag pattern was originally published in Crocheted Fashions, Star Book No. 116.


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