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Butterfly Crochet Bag

Butterfly Crochet BagFree 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
  • Pattern

Finished Size 11-3/4” X 15-3/4”


28 Free Easy Crochet Patterns and Help for Beginners + 9 Bonus Patterns 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.





  1. 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.


  1. Complete 2 butterflies in green, 1 in orange, and 1 in pink, following the chart.


  1. Complete 2 flowers in orange and 2 in pink, following the chart.

Assembly and finishing

  1. Press the bag on the wrong side with a steam iron.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Place the lining inside the bag and stitch it in position.
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Wow, what a lovely crochet bag! I'd love to carry this one around!

This is so cute. I would love to make it for my grand daughter. Living in Florida, she can use it all year long. She loves butterflies too so this will be perfect. As long as I make sure they are purple. That's her favorite color. Thank you for sharing this.

the patern of the butterfly crochet bag that I have printed doesn't have the patern for the butterflies - pse Im busy with one and need butterflies and dragonflies urgently _ Koeki

thank you _ thought the butterflies was to be crochet - Koeki

Where are the directions for making butterflys&flowers? No where are they found???

go up to the top where it says materials, down at the bottom is says pattern. Click on that link and it will bring up the patterns to embroidery the butterflies on the bag.

I know this post is old,but the directions are in diagram form, however there are some symbols( the arrows) I do not recognize. Not something I want to try to figure out.,remember to scroll down, don't say what the black arrow in the hole of the flower means,but I think it means to start with a magic circle.

I think the pattern for the flower is:start with a magic circle,ch4,tr,sc,sc,ch3,tr,ch3,sc,sc,ch3,tr,ch3,sc,sc,ch3tr,ch3,sc.End with a sl st in the starting ch st in the magic circle.Butterfly:Body:ch13,sc in 2nd ch from hook,sc across foundation row;antennaes:continue with the antennaes on the body without cutting the yarn,ch6,sl st in 2nd ch st from hook,sl st across the remain 5 ch sts,ch6,sl st in 2nd ch st,sl st in the remaining ch sts and the beg ch of the body.Upper wings without the outer edges:sl st in the 9th sc of the body,counting from the bottom of the body to the top of the body.Ch4,3tr in the 10th sc within the body.Ch4,sc in the 11th sc of the body,ch2,sc in the ch st to the left of the 11th ch st of the body,looking horizontally at the body,ch4,3tr in the 11th ch st of the body across of the 10th sc.Ch4,sc in the 10th ch st in the body across from the 9th sc of the body.Bottom sections of the wings+outer edges:sl st in the 5th sc of the body,ch8,sl st in the 4th ch st,2tr in the 6th sc of the body,sl st in the sl st made in the newly created 4th ch st of the wings.Ch4,sc in the 8th sc,ch3,sc in the 3rd ch of step two in the diagram.Ch2,sc in the 4th ch of step 2,sc in the 3tr in step 2.Ch5,sl st in the newly created sc,sc in the ch st after the 3tr in step 2,ch2,sc in the 2nd ch after the 3tr.Ch3,sc in the 12 sc of the body,cut your yarn,sl st into the opposing ch st,ch3,sc in the 3rd ch made in step two before the 3tr,ch2,sc in the ch st before the 3tr.Sc in the 3tr,ch5,sl st in the previous made sc,sc in the ch st after the 3tr,ch 2,sc in the 2nd ch st after the 3tr,ch3,sc in the 9th ch st opposing the 8th sc.Ch4,2tr in the 7th ch st opposing the 6th sc,ch5,sl st in the ch made after the 2tr.Ch3,sc in the 6th ch st opposing the 5th sc.Now if any of the directions shown in the diagram are misinterpreted by me,which is likely the case,then that's because I'm the level of a begginer.By the ways,the black arrows in the diagram,I think they tell you where to start,while the white tells you where to end.

Beginner,sorry,I misspelled.

A very pretty bag design. I hit the little green "pattern" and was able to download the whole thing, butterflies included, their diagrams were easily understood, happily no problems, thank you!!

The butterflies are cute, but the directions are absolutely terrible and small and confusing. Why did they make this so difficult to make ? ?

I could not download the butterflybag pattern.

Hi tonilc, The pattern for the butterflies is included in the materials list. Just click the "Pattern" Link. Hope that helps! -Editors of FaveCrafts

@gnsnider 9502205: Check out this link: It should tell you what common crochet chart symbols mean. Hope this helps! @tonilc: please click on the "Pattern" link in the Materials list. Happy crocheting! -- Editors of FaveCrafts


Where can I find out what the symbols mean on the crocheted butterflies?

Where are the crocheted butterfly instructions?

unable to open the pattern icon of the pattern. Please help and advise Susan Keifer

It does not give instructions for the butterflies of flowers.


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