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Crochet Rectangle Bag

Create a stylish rectangular bag using the art of crochet. This versatile accessory can be customized to suit your personal style and preferences. By choosing different yarn colors and textures, you can make a unique bag that complements your wardrobe. The rectangular shape provides ample space for all your essentials, making it both practical and fashionable. Whether you're heading to the beach or running errands in the city, this crochet rectangle bag is the perfect accessory to carry your belongings in style. Additionally, you can embellish the bag with buttons, beads, or tassels to make it even more eye-catching. The sturdy construction of the bag ensures that it will hold up to daily use, making it a practical and durable accessory. With a crochet rectangle bag, you can express your individuality and stand out from the crowd with a one-of-a-kind accessory that reflects your personal style.

Materials:

  • 100% cotton (size 4) yarn, I used Yarn Bee Fundamental Cotton (100% mercerized cotton) in Green. 2 skeins needed, about 7 oz. or 320 yards.
  • Size H, 5.00 mm crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle

Abbreviations:

st(s)- stitch(es)

hk- hook

ch- chain

hdc- half double crochet

flo- front loop only

blo- back loop only

Gauge:

17 sts X 8 rows = 4″

Final Measurement:

15″ wide X 16″ tall (at tallest height, 7″ from the middle), 7″ strap drop

Pattern:

Ch 44

Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from the hk and each st across, turn (42).

Row 2: Ch 2, hdc in the blo in each st across, turn (42).

Row 3: Ch 2, hdc in the flo in each st across, turn (42).

Continue to work rows 2 and 3 until your piece has a total of 66 rows.

Fasten off, weave in ends.

Your rectangle will measure approx. 31″ wide X 11″ tall.

Construction:

With the wrong side facing you fold one corner down to form a triangle and fold the other corner up to form a triangle on the other side.

The triangle will be 22 rows across, the middle part 22 rows across and the last triangle 22 rows across.

Cut a long piece of yarn and with your tapestry needle, whip stitch up the side of the bag to join the sides, starting in the corner. Fasten off on the inside and weave in ends.

Repeat on other side.

Strap:

Ch 70

Row 1: Sl st in 2nd ch from the hk and each st across, turn (69).

Rows 2-6: Ch 1, sl st in the top loop of each st across, turn (69).

Fasten off on last row, weave in ends.

Cut a long piece of yarn. With tapestry needle sew the strap on the inside of the top corner of the bag.

Repeat on other side.

Fasten off, weave in all ends.

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