Sparkling Beanie Bag Pattern – Free Vintage Crochet Pattern

This free roll sparkling beanie bag pattern was originally published by Coats and Clark’s in 1955 in Hats and Bags, Book No. 310.

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

Crochet Bag/Purse Pattern:
Sparkling Beanie Bag Pattern

Vintage Sparkling Beanie Bag


Coats & Clark’s O.N.T. “Speed-Cro-Sheen” Mercerized Cotton, Art. C.44: 3 balls of No. 1 White

J & P Coats “Knit-Cro-Sheen” Metallic, Art. A.64: 5 balls of No. M.46-A Mid Rose

Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 2/0 (double zero)

1/4 yard of pink felt for lining.


Use 1 strand of “Speed-Cro-Sheen” and a double strand of “Knit-Cro-Sheen” Metallic throughout.

Gauge: 5 sc make 1 inch; 5 rnds make 1 inch

There is also a pattern for a matching beanie. The ‘required materials’ are what is required to make BOTH the bag and the matching beanie.


The Bag

Starting at center of bottom with white, ch 2.

1st Rnd – 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.

2nd Rnd – 2 sc in each sc around. Sc in each sc, increasing 6 sc evenly on each rnd until piece measures 6 inches in diameter. Work without increasing for 2 more rnds, sl st in next sc, drop white.

The Side Piece

1st Rnd – Attach mid rose, sc in first 3 sc, * picot, sc in next 3 sc. Repeat from * around. Join. Drop mid rose.

2nd and 3rd Rnds – Pick up white, sc in each sc around. Join. Drop white at end of 3rd rnd.

Continue to work in pattern, having picots fall between picots on previous picot rnd, until side measures 7 inches deep, ending with 2 white rnds. Do not drop white.

Next Rnd – Ch 4, * skip 1 sc, dc in next sc, ch 1. Repeat from * around. Join.

Following Rnd – Sc in each dc and in each sp around. Join and break off.

Line bag with felt, having lining end just below ch-1 sps at top.

The Cord (Make 2)

Cut 8 strands of mid rose, each 2 1/2 yards long, twist strands tightly, then double these stands and give them a twist in the opposite direction. Knot ends securely.

Draw cords through sps at top of bag, tie ends, leaving 1 /2 inches free for tassel. Trim ends evenly.

This free roll sparkling beanie bag pattern was originally published by Coats and Clark’s in 1955 in Hats & Bags, Book No. 310

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