21 Jul Small crossbody bag crochet free pattern
Crocheting is a great way to unwind and create something beautiful, and what better way to put your skills to use than to make your own small crossbody bag? Not only will it be a fun project to undertake, but you’ll also have a practical item that you can use every day. In this blog post, I’m going to share with you a free crochet pattern for a crossbody bag using leather look t-shirt yarn. Plus, I’ll show you how you can purchase a kit that includes all the materials you’ll need to make this project a reality.
What is the best crochet stitch for making a small crossbody bag?
One stitch that can be particularly useful for this type of project is the rattang stitch. This stitch creates a beautiful, textured pattern that resembles woven wicker or rattan. To crochet in the rattang stitch, you will need to use a chunky yarn to achieve the desired thickness.
To start, with active loop on the hook, insert hook under sc of the previous row and draw up a loop (2 loops on the hook). To achieve the full beauty of rattang stitch effect is to draw straight and not twisted thread of yarn. By drawing a loop make sure yarn is not twisted and the folded line is facing inside. Remove the hook from both loops and reinsert it from left to right, draw the right loop through the left loop, ch 1.
Repeat this pattern until you have reached the desired length of your project. The rattang stitch creates a beautiful texture that is perfect for creating small purses or crossbody bags with a unique and stylish look.
Here are some more crochet free patterns using rattang crochet stitch:
What yarn is used to crochet small crossbody bag?
When it comes to choosing the yarn for your small crossbody bag, I recommend using a sturdy and durable yarn that can withstand daily use. Leather look t-shirt yarn is an excellent choice, as it is not only sturdy, but it also has a chic and stylish appearance that looks great with any outfit. It has a leather-like texture and appearance, which makes it perfect for creating a small crossbody bag that looks fashionable and elegant.
If you want to take this project to the next level, I recommend purchasing a kit that includes all the materials you’ll need to make this bag. The kit includes enough leather look t-shirt yarn. Plus, the kit comes with all purse hardware and PDF pattern, so you can refer to it while you’re working on your project. This pattern is suitable for crocheters of all skill levels, but if you’re a beginner, I recommend watching a video tutorial below.
Small crossbody bag crochet free pattern
Leather look T-shirt yarn (weight 6 / super bulky weight), 54 yds (50 m) / 166 g (6oz) 1 cake. I used t-shirt yarn from my shop KNITZNPURLZ
2 Gate rings purse hardware approx. 1.5”
1 magnetic snap approx. 0.5”
1 purse adjustable strap approx. 25-47”
Or get a small crossbody bag crochet kit with all materials needed
Crochet Hook 8 mm, L 11
Measurements W 4” x H 8”
Gauge 2 St = 1” and 1 Row = 1” in rs (your gauge may depend on the thickness of your yarn, so you may have to decrease or increase the size of the hook to match the gauge).
sc – single crochet
st (s) – stitch(es)
sl st – slip stitch
() – repeat information inside parentheses as indicated following parentheses
Rattang stitch (rs)
With active loop on the hook, insert hook under sc of the previous row and draw up a loop (2 loops on the hook). To achieve the full beauty of rattang stitch effect is to draw straight and not twisted thread of yarn. By drawing a loop make sure yarn is not twisted and the folded line is facing inside. Remove the hook from both loops and reinsert it from left to right. Draw the right loop through the left loop, ch 1.
Note: The purse is worked starting at base and worked upward using rattang stitch in the continuous rounds.
Round 1: Ch 8, rs in the 2nd ch from the hook and next 5 sts, 3 rs in the last st. Work across the opposite side of the foundation ch, 1 rs in next 5 sts, 2 rs in last st. Join with a sl st to the first sc (16 sts). Don’t join the round, continue working in a spiral way. You may place a stitch marker at the beginning of the round for easy round counting.
Round 2-28: Rs around.
Fasten off and weave all ends. Attach gate rings and magnetic snap.
Crocheting a small crossbody bag can be a fun and rewarding project. It allows you to showcase your creativity and crochet skills. With the right yarn choice and a little bit of practice, you can create a unique and stylish item that you’ll love to use every day. So, pick up your crochet hook and get started on your own small crossbody bag today!
Here are some helpful links:
- Find all the gorgeous colors of t-shirt yarn of equal thickness and knot-free throughout its length in Knitznpurlz shop
- Get a small crossbody bag crochet kit.
- Don’t have time now, Pin it for later.
- Grab downloadable pdf add-free pattern with even more instructions and photo illustrations in one format.
- Get it on Ravelry
Watch a video for step by step tutorial: