Crochet Bag Pattern | Leafy Bag

Perfect as a stylish shopper or for lounging pool side on your next holiday, this free crochet bag pattern from Patons is an excellent pattern for intermediate crocheters looking for a satisfying project.

You Will Need:
Patons 100% Cotton DK, 3 x 100g balls (02714)
3.5 mm crochet hook
Lining fabric
Wadding (batting)
Pair of bag handles

Size Approx: 44 x 30 cm (17.5 x 12in)crochet bag patternSpecial Abbreviations
picot = 3 ch, ss to top of tr just worked.

 

Instructions
SIDES (Make 2)
With 3.50 mm hook, make 50 ch.

Row 1 – (RS), 1 dc into 2nd ch from hook, *5 ch, miss 3 ch, 1 dc into next ch; rep from * to end, turn (12 ch sps).

Row 2 – 5 ch (counts as 1 tr and 2 ch), miss first dc, *1 dc into next ch sp, 8 tr into next ch sp, 1 dc into next ch sp**, 5 ch; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 2 ch, 1 tr into dc at beg of previous row, turn (4 patt reps).

Patt thus:
Row 3 – 1 ch (does NOT count as st), 1 dc into first tr, miss 1 dc, *1 tr into next tr, (1 picot, 1 tr into next tr) 7 times, miss 1 dc**, 1 dc into next ch sp, miss 1 dc; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 1 dc into 3rd of 5 ch at beg of previous row, turn.

At this point, each patt rep consists of 7 picots between 8 tr, with a dc at beg and ends of rows, and between each rep. Row 4 – 8 ch (counts as 1 tr and 5 ch), miss first dc, *miss 2 picots, 1 dc into next picot, 5 ch, miss 1 picot, 1 dc into next picot, 5 ch, miss 2 picots, 1 tr into next dc**, 5 ch; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, turn.

Row 5 – 5 ch (counts as 1 tr and 2 ch), miss first tr, *1 dc into next ch sp, 8 tr into next ch sp, 1 dc into next ch sp**, 5 ch; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 2 ch, 1 tr into 3rd of 8 ch at beg of previous row, turn.

Row 6 – As row 3.

Row 7 – 3 ch (counts as 1 tr), 1 tr into dc at base of 3 ch, 5 ch, *miss 2 picots, 1 dc into next picot, 5 ch, miss 1 picot, 1 dc into next picot, 5 ch, miss (2 picots and 1 tr)**, 3 tr into next dc, 5 ch; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 2 tr into last dc, turn.

Row 8 – 3 ch (counts as 1 tr), miss first tr, 1 tr into next tr, 2 ch, *1 dc into next ch sp, 8 tr into next ch sp, 1 dc into next ch sp, 2 ch**, 1 tr into each of next 3 tr, 2 ch; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 1 tr into next tr, 1 tr into top of 3 ch at beg of previous row, turn.

Row 9 – 3 ch (counts as 1 tr), miss first tr, 1 tr into next tr, miss 1 dc, *1 tr into next tr, (1 picot, 1 tr into next tr) 7 times, miss 1 dc**, 1 tr into each of next 3 tr, miss 1 dc; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 1 tr into next tr, 1 tr into top of 3 ch at beg of previous row, turn.

Row 10 – 3 ch (counts as 1 tr), miss first tr, 1 tr into next tr, 5 ch, *miss 2 picots, 1 dc into next picot, 5 ch, miss 1 picot, 1dc into next picot, 5 ch, miss (2 picots and 1 tr)**, 1 tr into each of next 3 tr, 5 ch; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 1 tr into next tr, 1 tr into top of 3 ch at beg of previous row, turn.

Rows 11 and 12 – As rows 8 and 9.

Row 13 – 3 ch (counts as 1 tr), miss first tr, 2 tr into next tr, 5 ch, *miss 2 picots, 1 dc into next picot, 5 ch, miss 1 picot, 1 dc into next picot, 5 ch, miss (2 picots and 1 tr)**, 2 tr into next tr, 1 tr into next tr, 2 tr into next tr, 5 ch; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 2 tr into next tr, 1 tr into top of 3 ch at beg of previous row, turn.

Row 14 – 3 ch (counts as 1 tr), miss first tr, 1 tr into each of next 2 tr, 2 ch, *1 dc into next ch sp, 8 tr into next ch sp, 1 dc into next ch sp, 2 ch**, 1 tr into each of next 5 tr, 2 ch; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 1 tr into each of next 2 tr, 1 tr into top of 3 ch at beg of previous row, turn.

Row 15 – 3 ch (counts as 1 tr), miss first tr, 1 tr into each of next 2 tr, miss 1 dc, *1 tr into next tr, (1 picot, 1 tr into next tr) 7 times, miss 1 dc**, 1 tr into each of next 5 tr, miss 1 dc; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 1 tr into each of next 2 tr, 1 tr into top of 3 ch at beg of previous row, turn.

Row 16 – 3 ch (counts as 1 tr), miss first tr, 1 tr into each of next 2 tr, 5 ch, *miss 2 picots, 1 dc into next picot, 5 ch, miss 1 picot, 1 dc into next picot, 5 ch, miss (2 picots and 1 tr)**, 1 tr into each of next 5 tr, 5 ch; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 1 tr into each of next 2 tr, 1 tr into top of 3 ch at beg of previous row, turn.

Rows 17 and 18 – As rows 14 and 15.

Row 19 – 3 ch (counts as 1 tr), miss first tr, 1 tr into next tr, 2 tr into next tr, 5 ch, *miss 2 picots, 1 dc into next picot, 5 ch, miss 1 picot, 1 dc into next picot, 5 ch, miss (2 picots and 1 tr)**, 2 tr into next tr, 1 tr into each of next 3 tr, 2 tr into next tr, 5 ch; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 2 tr into next tr, 1 tr into next tr, 1 tr into top of 3 ch at beg of previous row,
turn.

Row 20 – 3 ch (counts as 1 tr), miss first tr, 1 tr into each of next 3 tr, 2 ch, *1 dc into next ch sp, 8 tr into next ch sp, 1 dc into next ch sp, 2 ch**, 1 tr into each of next 7 tr, 2 ch; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 1 tr into each of next 3 tr, 1 tr into top of 3 ch at beg of previous row, turn.

Row 21 – 3 ch (counts as 1 tr), miss first tr, 1 tr into each of next 3 tr, miss 1 dc, *1 tr into next tr, (1 picot, 1 tr into next tr) 7 times, miss 1 dc**, 1 tr into each of next 7 tr, miss 1 dc; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 1 tr into each of next 3 tr, 1 tr into top of 3 ch at beg of previous row, turn.

Row 22 – 3 ch (counts as 1 tr), miss first tr, 1 tr into each of next 3 tr, 5 ch, *miss 2 picots, 1 dc into next picot, 5 ch, miss 1 picot, 1 dc into next picot, 5 ch, miss (2 picots and 1 tr)**, 1 tr into each of next 7 tr, 5 ch; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 1 tr into each of next 3 tr, 1 tr into top of 3 ch at beg of previous row, turn.

Rows 23 and 24 – As rows 20 and 21.

Row 25 – 3 ch (counts as 1 tr), miss first tr, 1 tr into each of next 2 tr, 2 tr into next tr, 5 ch, *miss 2 picots, 1 dc into next picot, 5 ch, miss 1 picot, 1 dc into next picot, 5 ch, miss (2 picots and 1 tr)**, 2 tr into next tr, 1 tr into each of next 5 tr, 2 tr into next tr, 5 ch; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 2 tr into next tr, 1 tr into each of next 2 tr, 1 tr into top of 3 ch at beg of previous row, turn.

Row 26 – 3 ch (counts as 1 tr), miss first tr, 1 tr into each of next 4 tr, 2 ch, *1 dc into next ch sp, 8 tr into next ch sp, 1 dc into next ch sp, 2 ch**, 1 tr into each of next 9 tr, 2 ch; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 1 tr into each of next 4 tr, 1 tr into top of 3 ch at beg of previous row, turn.

Row 27 – 3 ch (counts as 1 tr), miss first tr, 1 tr into each of next 4 tr, miss 1 dc, *1 tr into next tr, (1 picot, 1 tr into next tr) 7 times, miss 1 dc**, 1 tr into each of next 9 tr, miss 1 dc; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 1 tr into each of next 4 tr, 1 tr into top of 3 ch at beg of previous row, turn.

Row 28 – 3 ch (counts as 1 tr), miss first tr, 1 tr into each of next 4 tr, 5 ch, *miss 2 picots, 1 dc into next picot, 5 ch, miss 1 picot, 1 dc into next picot, 5 ch, miss (2 picots and 1 tr)**, 1 tr into each of next 9 tr, 5 ch; rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 1 tr into each of next 4 tr, 1 tr into top of 3 ch at beg of previous row, turn.

Rows 29 and 30 – As rows 26 and 27.

Fasten off.

MAKE UP
Press carefully following instructions on ball band. From lining fabric and wadding, cut out pieces same size as Sides, adding seam allowance along all edges. Join sides along foundation ch and row-end edges. Tack wadding to WS of lining pieces and now treat as one layer. Make up lining/wadding pieces in same way as crochet pieces. Slip lining inside bag and fold seam allowance to WS around upper opening edge. Slip stitch in place. Attach bag handles.

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