Parent and Child Crochet Belt Bags Pattern
Don't spend excess energy holding a heavy bag! Use this Parent and Child Crochet Belt Bags Pattern to carry all of your daily accessories. These handy crochet bags are quick and easy to make, and they will fit perfectly onto any belt size or style. Use them to carry your keys, purse, or sunglasses during a quick trip around town or even on vacation. You can even make a smaller version for children, meaning they won't have to keep asking you to carry things for them! Find out how convenient these little crochet bags will be and make traveling a breeze!
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet GaugeGAUGE: 14 sc = 4" (10cm); 17 rows = 6" (15cm) in single crochet. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
- RED HEART® With Love®: 1 ball 1704 Bubble Gum for Small or 1631 Sage for Large
- Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8]
- One 25-28mm diameter button
- Yarn Needle
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Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across – 15 (17) sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in each sc to last st, 2 sc, in last st –17 (19) sc.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Row 4 (buttonhole row): Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 7 (8) sts, ch 1, skip next sc, sc in next 7 (8) sts, 2 sc in last st – 19 (21) sts.
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc to ch-1 space, sc in ch-1 space, sc in each sc to end – 19 (21) sc.
Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across. Work even in single crochet until piece measures 10½ (11¾) [26.5 (30)cm] from beginning. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Belt Tabs (Make 2)
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, turn – 7 (8) sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Referring to assembly diagram, fold lower section to back along fold line. Beginning at point A with a slip knot on the hook, single crochet through both layers; continue to work through both layers to point B; single crochet evenly along the edge to point E, placing 2 sc in the corners at points C and D; sc through both layers to point F. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Fold flap down along fold line. Pin belt tabs on back of bag approximately 1¼" (3cm) from each side edge and ¼" (.5cm) from upper edge. Use long yarn tails to sew ends of tabs in place. Weave in ends.
Sew button opposite buttonhole.
- single crochet
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