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Beautiful Crochet Bag

This crochet bag is the perfect little school bag or handbag. Chose modern colors to make a fashion statement.

by Craftbits (Shellie Wilson)

What you need

½" Skein Worsted Weight Yarn (Such as Red Heart)
G, H & N Hooks
Yarn Needle
Button or other closure (Button I got was from Walmart)

Instructions

Bag:

With H Hook, Ch 26

Round 1: HDC in each st, DO NOT TURN

Rounds 2-16: Repeat Round 1

Round 17: sc in each st, fasten off and weave in ends.

Strap:

With N Hook, Ch 30 (Strap will stretch longer)

Row 1: DC in each ch across

Fasten off and sew to inside of bag at outside edges.

Button:

Sew button on middle of bag above pocket.

Ch 10-20 depending how much of the bag you’ll want to be open when it is closed. Do a slip stitch in 1st ch to make a loop. Sew to center of bag on opposite side of button.

Pocket:

With G Hook, Ch 20

Row 1: HDC in each st, ch 1, turn.

Rows 2-11: Repeat Row 1

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Sew pocket onto purse leaving enough room for your closure. Remember to not sew the top shut.

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