Lotus Drawstring Crochet Bag Pattern - $5.49 USD

Short version of video - instructions on joining sides as you:

​Crochet level:

  • Intermediate.

You should know how to crochet following stitches:

  • ch (chain), sl st (slip stitch), sc (single crochet), dc (double crochet), tr (treble crochet).

You should have basic skills:

  • in hand-sewing and / or machine-sewing.

This pattern includes:

  • written instruction,

  • step-by-step pictures,

  • crochet chart / diagram / graphic (reading skill is not required),

  • written instructions,

  • video - instructions for joining a bottom, making tassels and Romanian cord drawstrings.

Crochet hook:

  • C-2 / 2.75 mm.

Recommended materials:

  • 4 skeins / 200 g / 492 yds of Knit Picks CotLin DK yarn (DK weight, 70% Tanguis Cotton, 30% Linen, 123 yds / 50 g, machine washable, tumble dry low) in Swan color. This is affiliated link (I receive a small commission from KnitPicks at no additional expense for you).

  • Winding board tor making tassels (can be made out of plastic canvas or cardboard), tapestry needle, safety pin.

  • For lining: 51 cm / 20'' of suitable fabric, at least 104 cm / 41'' wide or your bag width plus 5 cm / 2'' seams allowance plus 10 cm /4'' biased cutting allowance. Make the bag first, measure, and buy lining fabric. Shown 100% linen fabric in natural unbleached color.

  • Sewing machine, matching yarn color sewing thread.


  • Bag is about 36 cm / 14 1/8'' wide and 46 cm / 18 1/8'' tall.


  • Rounds 1, 2 = about 6 cm / 2 3/8'' in diameter. Rnds 1 – 9 = about 26 cm / 10 ¼'' in diameter.


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