Crochet Bags Galore – nine bags with **8** FREE crochet patterns !! 👜

If you love bags of every description, you will love to have a peek at the variety I have here for you today… most of which can be purchased through my store, or for the crocheters, there will be a free pattern or link to a free pattern for each one, with the exception of the first bag which is a paid pattern.

There will also be one extra special pattern designed by me that will be available also as a freebie or to purchase as a PDF for a small fee.

Hobo Style Market Bag

Gorgeous farmers market, hobo style market bag. This is a large over the shoulder style bag, perfect for the markets or just a day out. 

Made with popcorn and dc cross stitch, you will find the original paid pattern if you click on the button below or you can purchase the completed bag here.

Drawstring Bag

Great little hand-held bag that will fit your essentials plus a few extras. Drawstring with a hand strap and functioning toggle as well for easy access.

Beautiful design made up of front and back post double crochet stitches. Click below for the original free pattern or here to purchase one of four bags already made.

Kids Treasure Bag or Gift Bag

Beautiful mini treasure bags perfect for the little people in your life. These are a great size for small hands and easily pulled opened and closed again to secure their tiny treasures. Purchase the bag here or click below for the original free pattern.

Freedom Water Bottle Bag/Holder

Perfect to carry your water bottle wherever you go…could easily double as an essentials bag as well!! You can buy these amazing colours and more here or click on the below links for the free pattern or you can get the pdf version for a small fee.

Mini Crossbody Bag

Great little bag to take your essentials, with a nice button and loop closure for a bit of security. Check out this bag and other colours in my Store, or click below for one version of the  free pattern or a pdf version for a small fee (coming soon!!)

Small Mesh Market Bag

Expandable hand-held mesh market bag, perfect to roll up and put in your handbag/tote. This market bag will comfortably hold a couple of kilos of produce or whatever other market items you would like to purchase. You can see more pictures or purchase in my store. Click on the buttons below for the free pattern or a pdf version for a small fee.

Sling Bag

Great over the shoulder, all cotton sling bag. Made with 3 large granny squares that you can make and adjust to your liking with any colours you desire. If you love this one, head over to my store where you can purchase now, or click on the link below for the free pattern.

Large Mesh Market Bag

This bag has some amazing space in it!! Super expandable with a very large top opening. Click below for the super easy pattern. You will not regret making this one. Great for a gift or just because! The link will take you to a Youtube tutorial with instructions for two sizes.

Crochet Drawstring Tote Bag

Medium to large size drawstring over the shoulder tote bag (34cm high x 27cm wide) Great texture. Made up of Criss Cross stitch or crossed double crochet stitch and Front Post Double Crochet stitch with the drawstring cord and shoulder strap using Bella Coco’s basic cord. I love this cord…it is so pretty and really easy to do once you get going.

Click on the link below for the free pattern and the more in-depth paid pattern will be coming soon!

If you love this bag you can purchase below 😊

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handmade-tote-bag

Mini Crossbody Bag Crochet Pattern

Yarn: any worsted weight cotton or cotton blend yarn. I have used Ice Yarns Pure Cotton and Ice Yarns Mona Lisa.

Hook: 4.25 mm

Stitches used:

  • (ch) chain
  • (sc) single crochet
  • (hdc) half double crochet
  • (sl st) slip stitch

Pattern Instructions:

Chain 23

Row 1 – 77

sc in 2nd ch from the hook until the end of the row. ch1 and turn. (22sc)

Row 2 – 77

sc all the way across. ch1 and turn

Row 78

sc11, ch20, sc11 (this makes the button loop)

You will now have a long rectangle that will be folded in half to make your bag.

Strap

  • ch 180 or whatever number you like depending on how long you would like your strap.
  • sc back along the chain. Fasten off and leave a long tail to sew together that side of the bag. 
  • Attach the other end of the strap to the other side of the bag and sew down that side of the bag. Fasten off and weave in ends.
  • Line up the button on the front of the bag with the loop at the back and attach.

Button A

  • ch2, 7sc in 2nd ch from the hook. Do not join. 7 sc made.
  • 2 hdc in each st around. Join with ss in first hdc. Leaving long end, fasten off.
  • Weave end through stitches of last round. Pull tightly to close opening.
  • Flatten and sew button on.

Button B

  • ch 4 and ss to make a ring.
  • 6sc into ring and join with ss.
  • ch1, 2sc into each sc. ss together.
  • ch1, sc into each sc. ss together.
  • decrease – sc 2 together 6 times. ss together.
  • Fasten off and pull together. Sew on.

Crochet Drawstring Tote Bag Pattern

Yarn: Flinders Cotton 8ply

Hook: 4 mm

Stitches used:

  • (ch) chain
  • (sc) single crochet
  • (dc) double crochet
  • (ccst) criss cross stitch
  • (fpdc) front post double crochet
  • (sl st) slip stitch

Pattern Instructions:

Ch2 at the beginning of each row does not count as a stitch.

Row 1

Magic circle. Ch2 then 12 dc in loop 12st

Row 2

Ch 2. 2dc in each stitch around. 24st

Row 3

ch 2, dc in same st,  * 2dc in next st then 1dc. Repeat from * 36st

Row 4

Ch2, dc in same st, 1dc in next st,*2dc in next st then 1dc in next 2st. Repeat from* 48st

Row 5

Ch2, dc in same st, 1dc in next 2st, *2dc in next st then 1dc in next 3st . Repeat from* 60st

Row 6

Ch2, dc in same st, 1dc in next 3st, *2dc in next st then 1dc in next 4st. Repeat from* 72st

Row 7

Ch2 ,dc in same st, 1dc in next 4st, *2dc in next st then 1dc in next 5st. Repeat from* 84st

Row 8

Ch2 ,continue to crochet in the blo for this row

dc in same st, 1dc in next 5st, *2dc in next st then 1dc in next 6st. Repeat from* 96st

Row 9

Ch2, then fpdc around the dc below from below row, * 2 ccst then fpdc around the next dc from below row. Continue from * around, ending with a fpdc on the last dc from the below row. Ss to top of first fpdc. (38ccst, 20fpdc)

Row 10-40

If you wish to have 2 colours, you may change colours at row 24 (same as the bag pictured) or wherever seems good to you.

Ch2, then fpdc around the fpdc below, * 2 ccst over the top of the below ccst, then fpdc around the next fpdc from below row. Continue from * around, ending with a fpdc on the last fpdc from the below row. Ss to top of first fpdc.

Edging

Ch2 and fpdc around the fpdc below, *5dc in the gap between ccst’s, then fpdc around the next fpdc. Repeat from * around.

End with fpdc and ss to first fpdc.

Drawstring Cord

Make a cord to your liking to the desired length. I used Bella Coco’s basic cord directions.

Shoulder Strap

Make another cord the desired length and attach to the top of your bag. I used the same basic cord, but this time I used two strands of yarn held together to get a heavier cord.

Weave in all ends

 

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Crochet Bags Galore - nine bags with **8** FREE crochet patterns !! 👜
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