The Cottage Bucket Bag is a minimalist style crossbody with maximalist texture! Featuring a simple leather drawstring and Bernat Sheepy yarn, pair it with an adjustable strap for a perfect fit every time. You'll want to grab this beautiful bag every day - and you can snag the free one skein crochet pattern on Moogly! I've linked to the drawstring and handle I used in the pattern, but of course, you can use whatever style you like! Crochet a drawstring and handles, switch up the style and colors - use a different color of Sheepy or even add some stripes! I can't wait to see how your Cottage Bucket Bag turns out!"
"This crochet and leather hand bag is a very simple design for a very elaborate sounding concept. Don't worry, it's really simple though. If you can draw a straight line with a ruler, squeeze a hole punch and crochet some very basic stitches, you can make a ton of cool leather nd crochet projects. Why leather and crochet? Some items like purses get the most wear in specific places, like the bottom. Leather in those spots means a longer life span of your bag etc, but it also adds another design element that totally changes the aesthetic. So besides a great look and longer life of your item, it's really fun and challenging!"
Forget the time old combo of leather and lace. Crochet and leather is where it is at! If you are on the hunt for a brand new purse, consider using your crochet skills to make this trendy crochet tote bag pattern. The Leather and Crochet Tote tutorial shows you how to crochet the base of the bag before adding simple leather straps to the final product. Crocheted in two colors of yarn, this pattern looks dip dyed and ready for a day on the town.
Handbag handles can be finicky. You want to make them sturdy to avoid stretching or losing shape. Plus, you want them comfortable to sit on your shoulder or in your hand. This pattern will teach you how to crochet a handle in three different ways: braided handle, tube handle, and Tunisian handle. They're perfect as crochet handbag handles for your bag, tote, purse, and more.
"This pattern was designer by a guest designer through Joy of Motion Crochet. The Sandy Crossbody Tote is the perfect on-the-go stylish tote. Throw a couple of water bottles and a pair of sunglasses in it for a quick visit to the park with your kiddos. Throw your wallet and coupons in it for a jaunt up to the craft store. Toss in a book and a bottle of sunscreen and hit the beach. This tote would even make a beautiful date night bag. If you are worried about small bits like lipstick or other odds and ends, then grab a stylish little zipper pouch to put those little bits in and toss it into your Sandy Crossbody Tote."
The thermal stitch creates a nice and sturdy strap for crochet bags! This pattern walks you through the process of adding a strap to your favorite crochet bags and even explains how to crochet onto a D ring or split key ring for added durability.
The thermal stitch, like any crochet stitch, will stretch a little bit, but it is a tried and true method for making robust bag straps.