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Free crochet drawstring bag pattern

    Free crochet drawstring bag pattern
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    Crochet Drawstring bag

    There are so many things you can do with this crochet drawstring bag! You could use the small pouch as a coin purse, to hold your make up pads, or even buttons or other bits and bobs. The mini drawstring bag has a flat bottom and a lovely texture made using a variety of different crochet stitches. Crocheting this little bag is just so much fun, it will definitely bring a smile to your face!

    How to crochet a drawstring bag with two strings?

    The free drawstring bag pattern is free to view on this page or you can download a premium version which includes lots of step by step photos too. The drawstring bag pattern is crocheting using most of the basic crochet stitches and the cluster stitch, it’s recommended as an intermediate skill level crochet project. The tutorial includes instructions on how to crochet a cluster stitch and how to attach the two strings to make the drawstring. You will need some worsted or aran weight yarn and a 5mm crochet hook for this no-sew crochet pouch.

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    Supplies

    • Aran / Worsted yarn
    • 5mm crochet hook
    • Scissors
    • Sewing needle

    Yarn

    • Weight – Aran / Worsted / #4
    • Brand – Drops Paris 100% cotton
    • Total – 41 yards

    Size & Gauge

    • Gauge: 2” x 2” = 8 rows of 8 sc
    • Diameter: 7cm
    • Height: 9cm

    Cluster Stitch instructions

    Instructions to create a 3 double crochet cluster stitch

    • Yarn over, insert hook & pull up a loop, yarn over & pull through 2 loops on the hook
    • Repeat 2 more times
    • Yarn over & pull through 4 loops on the hook

    Abbreviations

    USA Terminology (U.K. translation)

    • BLO – Back loop only
    • ch – Chain
    • ch-sp – Chain space
    • CL – Cluster
    • dc – Double crochet
    • 2dc – 2 dc in 1 space (increase)
    • 4dc – 4 dc in 1 space (increase)
    • hdc – Half double crochet
    • MR – Magic ring
    • R – Round
    • sc – Single crochet
    • 2sc – 2 sc in 1 space (increase)
    • sl st – Slip stitch
    • st/sts – Stitch/Stitches

    Pattern notes

    • Chains and slip stitches are not included in stitch count.
    • Stitches separated with a comma are to be made in separate spaces. E.G. (sc,dc) would mean sc in first stitch, dc in next stitch.
    • Start each round in same stitch as (or space nearest to) the slip stitch.

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    Drawstring Bag Base


    Round 1

    • In a MR, ch x 1 & sc x 8
    • sl st to first st & ch x 2

    (8 sts)

    Round 2

    • (CL, ch x 1) 8 times
    • sl st to first st & ch x 2

    (8sts)

    Round 3

    • 2dc in ch-sp
    • (4dc in ch-sp) 7 times
    • 2dc in last ch-sp (with the first 2dc)
    • sl st to first st & ch x 1

    (32 sts)

    Bag sides


    Round 4

    • BLO hdc x 32
    • sl st to first st & ch x 1

    (32 sts)

    Round 5

    • hdc x 32
    • sl st to first st & ch x 1

    (32 sts)

    Round 6

    • sc x 32
    • sl st to first st & ch x 2

    (32 sts)

    Round 7

    • (CL, ch x 1 & skip x 1) 16 times
    • sl st to first st & ch x 1

    (16 sts)

    Round 8

    • sc in ch-sp
    • (2sc in ch-sp) 15 times
    • sc in last ch-sp (with the first sc)
    • sl st to first st & ch x 1

    (32 sts)

    Round 9

    • sc x 32
    • sl st to first st & ch x 1

    (32 sts)

    Round 10 – 11

    • hdc x 32
    • sl st to first st & ch x 1

    (2 rounds of 32 sts)

    Round 12

    • ch 1 more
    • (dc, ch x 1 & skip x 1) 16 times
    • sl st to first st & ch x 1

    (16 sts)

    Round 13

    • (2sc in ch-sp) 16 times
    • sl st to first st & ch x 1

    (32 sts)

    Round 14

    • sc x 32
    • sl st to first st
    • Fasten off & weave in ends

    (32 sts)

    Bag Strings


    • Cut 2 pieces of yarn, 15cm each
    • Weave the first piece of yarn between R12 dc sts, then tie a knot.
    • Starting from the same part where the knot is, weave the yarn between the opposite sts, then tie a knot.
    • Pull both knots to close the drawstring bag.