This Free Crochet pattern teaches you how to make a crocheted hand bag this purse is made with a short handle but can be adjusted. This is easy to make using the video tutorial and pictures with pattern.

 

You can find more things like this under the category Bags and Purses

 

Other Patterns that use this Stitch:

Wavy Stitch Beanie

The Wavy Stitch – in row & in the round

Wavy Stitch Slouch Hat

Wavy Stitch Draw Bag

 

 

Wavy Stitch Handbag – Free Crochet Pattern

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For this Wavy Stitch Handbag project you will need:

HOOK: 5 mm hook or size H hook for the US
YARN: 1 skein of worsted weight yarn, 4 ply US, 10 ply AU You will need three different colors. One skein of each.

100 grams / 3.5. oz

240 meters / 262 yards

I first saw this stitch here http://snasent.me/2012/08/08/oppskrift-pa-heklet-bolgeteppe/ and fell in love with it! I’m excited to share it with you!

 

I USED

Cream White which I will be referring to in this pattern as A color.
Dark Purple which I will be referring to in this pattern as B color.
Bright Pink which I will be referring to in this pattern as C color.

 

 

 

ABBREVIATIONS

ch = Chain

sl st = Slip Stitch

st(s) = Stitch(es)

sk = Skip

sc = Single Crochet

dc = Double Crochet

sc dec Single Crochet Increase

DC dec=Double Crochet Decrease

 

* = Repeat what is in between the stars for the rest of the row

 

THE TUTORIALS:

 

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To Start:
Chain 45 with A color (Cream White)

 

Row 1
With A color. (Cream White) Sc in second ch from the hook and in rest of sts, ch 1 and cut your yarn (44 sts)

 

Row 2
change to B color. (
Dark Purple) Ch 1 to secure yarn and sc into first stitch, skip 3 sts, * dc 7 into next st. skip 3 sts and sc into the next 7 sts, skip 3 sts * Repeat, sc into last st. ch 1 and cut yarn. (44 sts)

 

Row 3
change to A color. (Cream White) Ch 1 to secure yarn and sc into first stitch, and in all sts. (44 sts)

 

Row 4
change to C color. (
Bright Pink) Ch 1 to secure yarn and sc into first stitch, * sc into the next 7 sts, skip 3 sts, dc 7 into next st, skip 3 sts * repeat until last st, sc into last stitch (44 sts)

 

Row 5
With A color. (Cream White) Sc in second ch from the hook and in rest of sts, ch 1 and cut your yarn (44 sts)

 

 

Wavy Stitch Handbag 18

 

 

Rows 6 – 51
Repeat rows 2 – 5

After row 51 don’t cut your yarn

 

Row 52
With A color. (Cream White) sc in all sts (44 sts)

 

 

THE SIDES

 

Row 1

Change to change to C color. (Bright Pink) and sc along the sides of the bag. One sc for every row.

 

 

Rows 2 – 5 Bright Pink
Fold your project in half and mark out 10 sts on each side. Then sc 9 sts until the stitch before the marker, then HDC into the marker space and the next twos stitch, then DC in the next 29 sts, then HDC in the next three stitches, which should be two stitches before the marker space and the marker space itself, then sc in the last 9 sts.
(sc 9, hdc 3, dc 29, HDC 3, sc 9)
Ch 1 and turn, repeat this for the next 3 rows as well.

 

 

Wavy Stitch Handbag 3

 

 

 

Row 6 Bright Pink
This row you will be sc attaching the side of the bag together.
Sc to half half way down the side of your bag and count from the bottom of the bag where the fold is, count up 10 stitches and mark, do this for both sides.

 

Wavy Stitch Handbag 5

 

 

 

When you have single crocheted to the markers then fold it into a T shape and starting from the left, sc to attach the T closed, then sc going back through your sc’s you just did to the other side of the T where you will finish your single crochets to close the bag, ch 1 and cut your yarn leaving a tail to be worked in.

 

Wavy-Stitch-Handbag-10

 

 

 

Repeat this for the other side as well, make sure when you start Row 1 of your sc row that you have the FRONT or RIGHT side facing you.

When you turn your side around the correct way it should look like this:

 

Wavy-Stitch-Handbag-8

 

 

THE TOP AND HANDLES

 

Round 1 of top
With the right side of your work facing you.
Attach your B color (
Dark Purple) Attach with a single crochet attachment , (place a marker here) sc into next stitch, then do a sc dec, *Sc 1, sc 1, sc dec,*repeat until end of round. When you get to the first stitch of the round, just continue to round 2 in one continuous round. (80 sts)

 

Wavy-Stitch-Handbag-11

 

Round 2
sc in all stitches around (80 sts)

 

Round 3
Do the same as round 1 *Sc 1, sc 1, sc dec,*repeat until end of round. (60 sts)

 

Rounds 4 – 6
sc in all stitches around (60 sts)

 

Round 7
Making sure your bag is straight and centered, count over in twos 14 sts and place a marker on each side. Do this for both sides.

 

 

Wavy Stitch Handbag 13

 

 

Sc over to your first marker and sc foundation stitch as many as you need for the length of the handles you desire.

Long Strap Shoulder bag – 70 – 65 sc foundation sts.
Shoulder bag – 60 – 55 sc foundation sts.
Handbag 50 – 45 sc foundation sts.

Sc connect to where your other marker is and sc to next marker and repeat your sc foundation sts to match the front. Sc connect to where your last marker is.

 

 

Wavy Stitch Handbag 14

 

 

Rounds 8 – 11
sc in each stitch around over handles. Feel free to change colors here to add more colors to you handles if desired. Sl st into beginning stitch ch 1 cut yarn leaving a tail to be worked in with a tapestry needle.

 

Wavy-Stitch-Handbag-15

 

 

 

Make a cell phone holder if you like and enjoy!

 

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