Download Free Crochet Bag Patterns
Bags are a great way to practice your stitches with speedy results. Plus when you’re done, you get to carry them around to show off! Bags might not be the first crochet accessory you think to make but thanks to this free Crochet Bag Patterns eBook, they are sure to be on your mind from now on.
Inside of this free eBook you’ll find seven patterns from some of our go-to designers—a gorgeous addition to any collection. If you need a small crocheted handbag to hold your cell phone or you need a large crochet tote bag to fit your books, you’ll find them here. How about a crochet messenger bag or something with color? Whether you are going to the grocery store or a night out on the town, these designs will help you find crochet bags patterns for all types of outings.
The newest addition to this collection of free patterns is the Messenger Bag by Julie Armstrong Holetz. This crochet messenger bag is a great introduction to felting and colorwork. Blocks of color are crocheted into the front of this fun crochet bag pattern. I love the circles of color in this funky felted bag. Squares of colors worked on the front of the messenger bag peek through embroidered circles on the front flap. Embroidered blanket stitch embellishes the cut-outs and edges of this crochet bag for a unique finishing touch.
The Farmer’s Market Tote by Judith L. Swartz is a brilliant bag for your next trip to the bakery or farmer’s market. The mesh pattern that makes up the body of the bag allows it to compress into a small space until you need it. The extra-sturdy closed bottom and sturdy, long should handle keep the bag secure. And at 17″ tall, it’s large enough to hold a week’s worth of produce from the farmer’s market and yet small enough to tote a baguette; this lightweight yet powerful tote is collapsible and can be folded up small to keep it handy. The linen yarn provides strength without bulk, and the loose stitches keep this tote flexible.
Cell phones, ipods, and other mp3 players have become a part of life. The Handy Utility Case by Judith L. Swartz offers a fashionable way to carry your electronics. These cases will help keep your electronic devices safe. The single crochet construction of these simple cases, perfect for a beginning crocheter, provides the perfect canvas for cross-stitch embroidery. It’s easy to modify to fit the size of your particular device and is a great learning project for young crocheters. This design even includes directions for personalizing with cross-stitch.
A fan of the classic crochet chevron? Check out the Chevron Shoulder Bag by Grace Talcott. This colorful purse is ideal for stash busting and a beginner introduction to crochet increases and decreases. Three colorful tassels add a dash of fun.These cases by Judith L. Swartz will help keep your electronic devices safe. It’s easy to modify to fit the size of your particular device and is a great learning project for young crocheters. This design even includes directions for personalizing with cross-stitch.
The roomy Slouchy Purse by Drew Emborsky was inspired by the popular hobo purses. The back loop and front loop only stitches create sophisticated horizontal stripes and stretch while forming the classical slouchy shape of a hobo bag. This crochet handbag pattern goes to the office as easily as it goes out on the town. The short handle is great, but it’s easy to lengthen if you prefer. This purse juxtaposes the classic look of ribbed stitches with the casual soft and slouchy shape that is so popular. This bag will fit all your purse essentials and best of all, it is very simple to make.
The Larger Than Life Bag by Cecily Keim is big enough to hold everything but the kitchen sink. This show-stopping tote make the perfect weekend bag, beach bag, or project bag-even an in-progress afghan will fit. Colorful motifs create the front and back panels and a fabric lining adds stability to this oversized bag. This bag is a serious go-to crochet bags pattern that will showcase your favorite yarns in motifs. You can make it as colorful as you’d like by making each motif a different color, or matching them. Express yourself in bigger and bolder crochet way—add this crochet bag pattern to the top of your list!
Experiment with needle felting with the Message in a Flower Bag by Jill Wright. This bag spruces up a sturdy felted messenger bag with blue and purple pansies. The bag and strap are worked entirely in half double crochet and then felted to create a dense sturdy fabric. Unspun (or untwisted) yarn is then used to needle-felt a design onto the flap. Make the pretty pansies shown or make up your own design. Needle felting takes a bit to master, but with the helpful guidance of the crochet expert Jill Wright, you’ll be able to create your own designs in no time.
Need a break from those larger, more detailed crochet projects? What are you waiting for? Click here to browse many crochet patterns and find the free Crochet Bags and Purses: 7 Free Crochet Bag Patterns eBook. Crocheting bags is a great way to getting fast yet stunning results. No matter what style you prefer, this collection of seven free bag, handbag, and crochet purse patterns will have something you’ll fall in love with!
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