Butterfly Crochet Bag
Free crochet purse patterns are great to use and make during the spring and summer. The butterflies and blue color make this Butterfly Crochet Bag so fresh looking. Micro-fiber cotton makes it easy to put together. You only need one ball of each color of yarn, so this bag won't cost an arm and a leg. Easy crochet patterns like this one are perfect for beginners and so much fun to make. Best of all, you can wear this handmade purse all year long - there's no need to wait until spring or summer. Butterflies are always a popular motif, so get in on the trend and add them to your next crochet bag.
- 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
- Crochet Hook: Size 3
Finished Size 11-3/4” X 15-3/4”
Once you start working on these free crochet purse patterns, you may not be able to stop. Luckily, there are 28 Free Easy Crochet Patterns and Help for Beginners + 9 Bonus Patterns all in one place. You'll love these quick projects and will want to start working on them as soon as possible.
- 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.
- Complete 2 butterflies in green, 1 in orange, and 1 in pink, following the chart.
- Complete 2 flowers in orange and 2 in pink, following the chart.
Assembly and finishing
- Press the bag on the wrong side with a steam iron.
- 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.
- 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.
- Place the lining inside the bag and stitch it in position.