Fat Bottom Bag
"Use up your favorite fabric scraps by making this easy bag. Sew up the fabric into a bag bottom and then add crochet around the top to make a cute and quick project bag that is perfect to hold a ball of yarn and your hook. It's easy to resize too: just resize your fabric and use it as the guide for the crochet. This would look great with a print on the bottom and a solid yarn on top or solid on the bottom and a variegated on the top. This would look great with a print on the bottom and a solid yarn on top or solid on the bottom and a variegated on the top. "
No doubt, crochet patterns look complex and tricky for beginners. But once you start working on them, you will surely enjoy them. Create this crochet tote square bottom bag with a free pattern. To make this bag, all you need to do is working on the granny square. You can work on each square separately. Later, sew them together in a bag shape. Apart from granny squares, this bag involves double crochet, chain, and slip stitches. Moreover, use Red Heart super saver yarn in the desired color to make this crochet piece of art!
However, a granny crochet bag doesn't have to be an airy’ lacy affair. Thus here is one that is solid and durable.
Looking to "go green" this year? Check out this Round Bottom Cotton Shopping Bag. Instead of wasting plastic bags, work up this crocheted bag and reuse it every time you go shopping. It's an easy crochet pattern that uses single and double crochet allowing you to work it up quickly.
Here's my free pattern for my aptly named handbag, Cool Midnight. It's a touch of class and elegance...and durability. I used double-stranded Aqua Black yarn by "I Love This Yarn" from Hobby Lobby. I used one whole skein and a small amount from a second one. I made this with a 6mm hook. It works up fairly quick and easy enough for the beginner crocheter to tackle. I added a liner from a fat quarter with a variety print of dogs, microfiber handles and a decorative button. It measures 10 1/2" x 8 1/2".