Crocheted Purse


  • Worsted weight acrylic yarn in choice of color
  • Wooden barrel bead, 3/4”


  • Crochet hook, size N (10mm)
  • Yarn needle

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler



  • 1. Use three strands of yarn held together throughout.


  • 1. Chain (ch) 16.
  • 2. Row 1. Single crochet (sc) in next ch. *Yarn over (yo) and insert hook in next ch. Pull yarn through ch, then yo and pull through all three loops on hook. Repeat from * across. Turn.
  • 3. Row 2. Sc in next sc. Repeat from * across, as in Row 1. Turn.
  • 4. Rows 3-20. Repeat Row 2.
  • 5. Rows 21-31. Repeat from * across, as in Row 1.
  • 6. Row 31 (flap “trim”). *Sc in next sc. Skip one sc. Double crochet (dc) four times in next sc. Repeat from * across. Fasten off.


  • 1. Ch 55 to 65 (depending on desired length of strap).
  • 2. Row 1. Sc in each ch. Fasten off.

Finish up

  • 1. To assemble purse, fold bottom edge up, about 7”. Use yarn needle to sew edges together. Turn right side out.
  • 2. Sew straps inside purse on each upper side edge. Sew bead to center front of purse.


  • 1. So, you don’t know how to crochet? Learn how to crochet by using the easy-to-follow Beginner's Crochet Tutorial located under patterns.
by Nancy Smarinsky


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