On Fridays, I share a link blast on Twitter and Facebook to get you excited about crocheting all weekend! In keeping with the #FlashbackFriday meme, I’m sharing patterns that were first released at least 12 months ago.
It’s back to school season, and what better way to carry your books in style than with a crochet bag? Today’s roundup features 12 free crochet patterns for messenger bags.
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Basketweave Mini Messenger Bag (photo 6), free crochet pattern @ucrafter (that’s me!): Tunisian crochet basketweave makes a sturdy bag and it works up quickly in super bulky yarn.
Spring Petals Messenger Bag, free crochet pattern by Asparagus & Mayonnaise: A matching backpack pattern is available here.
Mesmerizing Messenger Bag (photo 3), free crochet pattern by @mooglyblog: This striped messenger is designed to hold a 3” binder in it.
Black Bag with Stripes and Blocks of Color, free crochet pattern by Donna’s Crochet Designs: This colorful bag would be a great stashbuster.
Kelley’s Satchel (photo 5), free crochet pattern by @OombawkaDesign: This pattern includes instructions for reinforcing the bottom of the bag.
Basket Weave Bag, free crochet pattern by Stacey Chaffee: This pattern includes a photo tutorial for the front and back post stitches as well as instructions for making a crochet button.
Cozy Messenger Bag (photo 8), free crochet pattern by @fiberflux: This bag is made by joining two large square motifs.
Knit & Crochet Ripple Bags, free crochet (and knitting) pattern by Michele Thompson for @RedHeartYarns: Crochet or knit these striped ripple messenger bags with Red Heart Super Saver.
Fairy Circle Handbags (photo 4), free crochet pattern by @abcknittngptrns: This bag includes a circle motif on each side.
Messenger Bag (photo 2), free crochet pattern by @armazey: This color blocked bag pattern is very beginner friendly.
Girls Bag (photo 7), free crochet pattern by @vicarnowebshop: This roomy bag includes cherry embellishments. The pattern is available in English and Dutch.
The Crocheter’s Messenger (photo 1), free crochet pattern by @CrochetKitten: This striped messenger bag includes many details (including a hook holder and yarn eyelets) that make it perfect for a crocheter.