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Butterfly Crochet Bag

By: DMC

This free bag crochet pattern from DMC Threads is great to use during the spring and summer. The butterflies and blue color make is so fresh looking. Micro-fiber cotton makes it easy to put together.

Materials:

  • Senso Microfiber Cotton (Article 710U) - 1 ball each of the following colors –1101, 1105 1106, 1107
  • A piece of pink cotton fabric measuring 27-1/2” X 19-1/2”
  • 39-1/2” of white satin ribbon 1-3/8” wide
  • Pattern

 

Crochet Hook Size 3
 

Finished Size 11-3/4” X 15-3/4”

 

Instructions:

  1. Bag: Using green yarn, work 104 chain stitches to form a base chain. Work in double crochets until the work measures 2-3/4” from the base chain then switch to white to continue until the work measures 9” overall. Cut the yarn.
     
  2. Butterflies: Complete 2 butterflies in green, 1 in orange, and 1 in pink, following the chart.
     
  3. Flowers: Complete 2 flowers in orange and 2 in pink, following the chart.
     
  4. Assembly and finishing:
     
  5. Press the bag on the wrong side with a steam iron.
     
  6. Place the sections right sides together and sew the side seams by hand or machine. Work a finishing round of single crochets with white yarn around the top of the bag. Arrange the butterflies on the front of the bag as shown and stitch them in place. Work the flower stems in stem stitch using a single strand of green yarn. Sew on the flowers.
     
  7. Cut 2 19-1/2” lengths of ribbon. Sew on the ribbons to form 2 handles. Cut the lining out to the size of the bag, adding on a 3/8” seam allowance. Sew up the seams.
     
  8. Place the lining inside the bag and stitch it in position.


     
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