Free Crochet Bag Pattern
Bag Pattern 2716

This crochet bag pattern will walk you through the steps of crocheting a lovely bag with handles and a felt lining for the interior.

By following the simple step-by-step instructions of this vintage bag pattern, you will easily be able to make this beautiful bag. There is no cost for the use of this crochet pattern.

Free Crochet Pattern for a Bag:
Pattern Number 2716

Crochet Bag Pattern - Number 2716


Size 5, 8 balls of Black
3 balls (1 oz. balls) of Black
Bone Crochet Hook No. 5
1/2 yard each of buckram and felt for lining
2 Rings, 1 1/2 inches in diameter


Gauge: 4 sts make 1 inch
4 rows (3 sc rows and 1 dc row) make 1 inch

Use yarn single and cotton double throughout.


Starting at center with yarn, ch 4. Join.

1st rnd: Ch 3, 11 dc in ring. Join with a sl st in 3rd st of ch-3. Drop yarn.

2nd rnd: Draw cotton through st on hook, ch 1, 2 sc in joining st, (sc in next 2 dc, 3 sc in next dc) 3 times; sc in next 2 dc, sc in joining st. Sl st in 1st sc.

3rd rnd: Ch 1, 2 sc in 1st sc, (sc in each sc to center sc of next 3-sc group, 3 sc in center sc) 3 times; sc in each sc to end of rnd. Sc in joining st. Drop cotton.

4th rnd: Draw yarn through st on hook. Ch 3, dc in joining st, (dc in each sc to center sc of next 3-sc group, 3 dc in center sc) 3 times; dc in each sc to end of rnd. Sl st in 3rd st of ch-3. Drop yarn.

Repeat the last 3 rnds (2nd to 4th rnds incl) until 9 yarn stripes ate completed. Break off.

Line bag with buckram and lining material.

Mark with pins 2 points each 7 inches back from any corner.

Turn in the corner between these 2 points as far as pin marks and pin corner and the 2 pin marks together.

Attach cotton at fold formed by turn back; wonking through both thicknesses, thus joining sides of Gusset, make sc in each sc to pin mark, sc in each sc from pin mark to opposite fold. Break off.

Make a similar gusset on opposite corner.

Sew a ring 2 inches from points of other 2 corners.

Crocheting the Handle

With yarn, make a chain 15 inches long.

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

2nd row: Sc in each sc across. Break yarn.

With cotton, make 2 more rows of sc. Break off.

Draw ends of Handle through inside of rings and sew ends together.

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

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Crochet Pattern Books for Bags

All these gorgeous and fashionable patterns for bags came from our large collection of vintage crochet pattern books. Here are some of the books that have crochet patterns for bags in them:

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Book 219
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Fashions by Dritz
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Book 310

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