This crochet bag pattern will show you how to make a very unique looking crochet bag. No one else will have one like you!
By following the easy step-by-step instructions of this vintage bag pattern, you will quickly be able to make this handmade bag.
Free Crochet Pattern for a Bag:
Pattern Number 2726
J. and P. COATS KNIT CRO-SHEEN
3 balls of White, Ecru or Cream or 5 balls of any color
Steel Crochet hook No. 5
1/2 Yard of Crinoline
1 Yard of Lining Material
11 Inch Zipper
Gauge: Each motif measures about 1 3/4 inches square.
Use thread double throughout.
Ch 6. Join with sl st to form ring.
1st rnd: Ch 3, 20 dc in ring. Sl st in 1st dc. Ch 1, turn.
2nd rnd: Sc in back loop of each dc around. Sl st in 1st sc. Ch 1, turn.
3rd rnd: Sl st in back loop of st where sl st was made on 1st rnd, ch 3, in same place make dc, ch 3 and 2 dc, * dc in free loop of each of next 4 sts on 1st rnd, in next free loop make 2 dc, ch 3 and 2 dc. Repeal from * around, ending with sl st in top st of starting ch-3. Ch 1, turn.
4th rnd: Sc in back loop of each st around. Sl st in 1st sc. Break off.
Make 80 motifs in all.
Sew motifs together as shown on chart, catching only the free loop of sts on 3rd rnd (thus allowing ridge to stand).
Cut 2 pieces of lining material same as crocheted piece (including points). Cut crinoline 1/4 inch smaller all around. Face crinoline with one piece of lining material. Cover other side of crinoline with lining material, turning in all edges and sewing with slip sts all around.
Sew lining to wrong side of crocheted piece.
Fold piece in half (lining inside) and pin top edges together. Fold in 4 motifs at each end to form gussets (dotted lines on chart). Sew side edges. Sew zipper along opening.
1st row: Ch 5. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3 ch. Ch 1, turn.
2nd row: Sc in each sc across. Repeat 2nd row until piece measures 5 inches. Break off.
Sew long edges together. Sew ends together, forming a loop. Sew this end of loop to zipper pull. Make 2 motifs and sew them together back to back. Sew one corner of joined motifs to free end of loop.
This crochet bag pattern was originally published by Coats and Clarks in the 1940s in Crochet Bags Book No. 219
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