Free Crochet Pattern: Children’s Flowered Shoulder BagBy Rachel Choi – 14 Comments
Brighten up a child’s day with this fun and flowery shoulder bag! It’s great for toting around some toys or playing dress up with. The shoulder bag is easy to crochet. You can even use scrap yarn for the flower appliqués. Just follow the crochet pattern below to make a great gift for a little girl.
Finished Size: 8” (20 cm) wide, 7” (18 cm) tall, not including strap
Medium Weight Yarn (Pink, Yellow, Green, Brown: approximately 100 yards of main color and scraps for flower colors)
Crochet Hook I (5.5 mm)
10 dc = 3’’
4 rows = 2 1/2’’
Gauge Swatch: 3’’w x 2’’h (7.5cm x 5cm) ch 12.
Row 1: dc in third ch from hook and in each ch across
Row 2 – 4: ch 2, turn, dc in each dc across
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Free Crochet Pattern: Bag
Round 1: ch 27, dc in third ch from hook, dc in each ch across, dc in each ch on opposite side of foundation ch, sl st in ch-2: 50 dc
Round 2 – 12: ch 2, dc in each dc around, sl st in ch-2: 50 dc
Row 1: ch 82, dc in third ch from hook, dc in each ch across: 80 dc
With yarn needle, sew strap to bag.
Flower (make 2)
Round 1: with brown, ch 5, sl st in 5th ch from hook, 10 sc in loop, changing to yellow in last sc, place marker
Round 2: (ch 4, skip 1 sc, sl st in next sc) around
Round 3: (sc, hdc, dc, dc, hdc, sc in next ch-4 loop, sl st in next ch-4 loop) around, finish off
Stem (make 2)
Row 1: ch 14, sl st in sixth ch from hook, ch 6, sl st in sixth ch from hook, ch 4, finish off leaving a long end for sewing
Using photo as a guide, sew flowers and stems onto bag with a yarn needle.
If you need help with crocheting this bag, just leave a comment and I’ll be glad to help!
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