Crocodile Stitch Purse – Free Pattern


Thelma Lockhart


I liked the Crocodile stitch and wanted to make a purse from it.  Here it is, my own pattern.  I have also done a Christmas Tree with the Crocodile stitch.   Here is a good site to get instructions for the lining.

Materials List

8 or 9 ozs of Bernat Super Value in Oatmeal

or 8 or 9 ozs of Red Heart Super Saver

 Use I hook (for smaller purse, use G hook)

Finished Size

Purse is 12″ X 8″ X 2″ thick

Strap is 24″ LONG


1 crocodile stitch is approximate 1 3/4″ wide

4 sc to each inch


Crochet Me has a free eBook that includes instructions on the crocodile stitch, or check to learn how.  I used


The Pattern

 See above .pdf file with pattern.  Click on “DOWNLOAD NOW” to right of picture

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