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Easy Lined Crochet Handbag

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I hate sewing, and I’ve always been horrible at it.  I can’t sew a straight line, so when I found some cotton bags that I can use as a liner on Amazon I was pretty excited.

It always took me longer to sew the lining then to crochet the bag, which took a lot of the fun out of it for me.  … Read more

Waffle Stitch Purse – Free Crochet Pattern

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Waffle Stitch Purse Pattern

I’ve needed a new purse for awhile, mine is a cheap fake leather messenger bag that is starting to crack.  I saw a waffle stitch blanket and thought that it would make a really neat texture for a purse.

The purple waffle stitch purse is now my everyday bag, when I was making it I learned a valuable lesson.  … Read more

Market Bag – Free Crochet Pattern

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Market Bag Crochet Pattern

 

Environmentally friendly shopping bags don’t need to be boring, you can make your very own open-air market bag!

This is a simple pattern that works up quickly, that works great as a market bag, or as a small beach bag.

What You Need

  • 1 skein Bernat Handicrafter DeLux Cotton Yarn
  • 6.5mm crochet hook

Stitches Used

  • ch = chain
  • dc = double crochet
  • slst = slip stitch
  • st = stitch
  • sk – skip

Market Bag Free Crochet Pattern

Ch 25

Row 1 – DC in the third ch from hook and across, in last ch DC 4x,  DC in each stitch (in the bottom the other DC)  across to last st, DC 2 times in last st, slst to ch 3

Row 2 –  Ch2, DC in each st around, slst to ch2

Row 3 – Ch 3, sk next st, *DC in next, ch1 sk next st* repeat around, slst to ch 2 (of the ch3)

Row 4-18 – Repeat Row 3 (do not fasten off!… Read more

Suzette Stitch Purse – Free Crochet Pattern

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suzette stitch purse

 

I was browsing Pinterest a couple days ago and came across the Suzette Stitch.  It’s a very simple stitch that looks a lot more involved than it is.  The Suzette stitch gives an elegant look to a purse, blanket, washcloth, whatever you can imagine.… Read more