Free Springtime Bag Pattern – Easy Crochet Pattern for a Purse

This beautiful springtime bag with a handle, leather bottom, and stylish flowers is part of a crochet pattern set that also includes a matching hat.

Follow the easy step-by-step instructions of this free crochet pattern to make this springtime crochet bag. There is absolutely no charge for personal use of this easy crochet bag pattern.

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Springtime Bag - Free Crochet Pattern


Hiawatha Belastraw Art. 35, 3 Tubes
Hiawatha Leather Bag Bottom No. 6515
Steel Crochet Hooks No. 1 and No. 0
Lining Material, Buckram and Snap Fasteners
Flower Trimming


There is a matching springtime hat for this springtime bag.

Gauge: 5 sc = 1″


Springtime Bag – Sides

Using No. 1 hook start work in hole nearest one seam.

Rnd 1: With right side facing, work 2 sc in each hole around. Change to No. 0 hook and work sc even until crocheted section is 6″ deep. Sl st in next st. End off.

Springtime Bag – Flap

With No. 0 hook make 5 1/2″ chain.

Rnd 1: Sc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch to end, 5 sc in end ch, do not turn but continuing around, work sc in each st along other side of starting chain, ending with 5 sc in end ch.

Rnd 2: Sc in each st to 5 end sts, place marker along edge just worked to indicate back section of Flap, work 3 sc in next st for back corner, sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 so in next st (front inc.), sc in each st of front section to 5 sts at other end, 2 sc in next st (front, inc.), sc in each of next 3 sts, 3 sc in next st for hack corner.

Rnd 3: Sc in each st to 3 sc of hack corner, sc in next st, 3 sc in next (center) st, inc. 2 sc evenly across front section (not directly over inc. of previous rnd), work to next back corner, sc in next st, 3 sc in next (center) st. Repeat 3rd rnd until Flap measures 8 1/4″ across back section. Work 1 rnd even, Sl st in next st. End off.

Springtime Bag – Handle

Make 22″ chain.

Rnd 1: Same as 1st rnd of Flap.

Rnd 2: * Sc in each st to 5 end sts, sc in each of next 2 sts, 3 sc in next (center) st. Repeat from * once more. Work 1 more rnd with 3 sc in center st at each end. Sl st in next st. End off.

Finishing for Springtime Bag

Sew back edge of Flap to outside of one long edge of Sides 1/2″ below top edge, making sure ends of Flap are directly above corners of leather bottom. Line crocheted portion of bag with double fabric and buckram interlining. Fold in top edges of short ends of Sides (to form gussets). Tack at folds. Sew 2 snap fasteners to curved edge of flap. Line Handle with ribbon and attach as shown. Tack Flower in place.

This free crochet pattern for a springtime bag was originally published in the 1920s in Universal Publishing’s Smart Crochet

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