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About this item:

Introducing the Prairie Bag Crochet Pattern – a creation that showcases the embossed crochet technique, skillfully blending front post and back post double crochet to achieve a distinctive textured 3D effect. This versatile pattern offers the option to use one or two colors, giving you room for personalization.

Included in the instructions are all the essentials you need for a successful project: clear written directions, helpful charts, informative schematics, and instructional videos guiding you through the stitches and techniques. Additionally, step-by-step images assist in achieving a polished finish for your project's final rounds.

Designed with practicality in mind, the Prairie Bag minimizes the need for extensive finishing work. The handles are seamlessly integrated during the bag body's construction, removing the requirement for separate attachment. Notably, the bag's design eliminates the necessity for a lining, simplifying the overall process.

Explore the intricacies of crochet with the Prairie Bag pattern – a blend of technique and creativity resulting in a functional piece that speaks volumes about your crafting prowess.


Prairie Bag Crochet Pattern
$5.49 USD
​​Language: English






Crochet level:

  • Intermediate


This pattern includes:

  • Written instructions in American crochet terminology, charts, videos for stitches, techniques, and first few rounds, instructions for finishing with step pictures.



  • Width x Height: 34cm x 35cm/ 13 ⅜'' x 13 ¾''.
    Handles: 50 (60)cm/ 19 ¾ (23 ⅝)''. The prototype handles are 50cm/ 19 ¾''.


Recommended materials:


  • Light DK yarn (50g/ 125m/ 136.7yds) such as:

  • Scheepjes Catona (100% Mercerized Cotton, 50g/ 125m/ 136.7yds).
    Yarn1 (bottom, branches, handles): 6 skeins/ 300-320g depending on handles length in 242 Metal Grey
    Yarn2 (background): 4 skeins/ 200g in 179 Topaz
    One color vers
    ion: 10-11 skeins/ 500-520g depending on handles length

  • Or Scheepjes Linen Soft (27% Linen x 47% Cotton x 26% Acrylic, 50g/ 135m/ 147.6 yds).
    Yarn1 (bottom, branches, handles): 6 skeins/ 278-297g depending on handles length
    Yarn2 (background): 4 skeins/ 186g
    One color version: 10 skeins/ 464-483g depending on handles length

Other materials:

  • Crochet hooks 2.75mm (bag bottom) and 3mm (bag body and handles), tapestry needle

  • Hand-sewing needle, sewing machine (optional), sewing thread in a color matching Yarn1

  • Sew-on magnetic clasp

  • Reinforcing upper band: about 7cm x 70cm/ 2 ¾'' x 27 ½'' of 51cm/ 20'' wide Pellon 70 Peltex Sew-In Ultra Firm Stabilizer (upper band height x bag width x 2 + 5cm/ 2'')

  • Reinforcing handles: for 50 (60)cm/ 19 ¾ (23 ⅝)'' handles: about 108cm (128cm)/ 42 ½'' (50 ½'') of 1.5cm/ ½'' wide polyester ribbon (handle length x 2 + 8cm/ 3 ¼'') for inserting into handles to prevent stretching

  • Optional lining: about 34cm/ 13 3/8'' of fabric for lining the bag (prototype doesn't have lining)


​​​Pattern corrections and updates:

  • Bag bottom chart: pink marking should read 57dc (not 55dc). Written instructions are correct. (Oct 19, 2023)





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