Free Crochet Handbag Pattern- Savannah Handbag

This post- Crochet Handbag Pattern- Savannah Handbag contains affiliate links, which means if you make a purchase from the links below, I will get a small percentage of the sales at no additional cost to you. Thank you for your continued support! 

The Savannah Handbag is a gorgeous, textured, crossbody bag!  You’ll find the same great texture in the Savannah Handbag as you do in the other Savannah crochet patterns! 

Pattern Inspiration

The Savannah Handbag was definitely inspired by the rest of the Savannah Collection! It’s safe to say I’m obsessed with this texture!

I wanted to create a crossbody bag instead of my usual slouch style bag. It was a bit out of my comfort zone, but once I figured it out it was really fun to make.

Pattern Details

Creating this lovely handbag was way out of my comfort zone because I’m usually making garments or blankets. I’ve only created market, slouchy type bags before. But the end result of this bag was just magnificent! I was so proud and excited to have created this handbag! 

For the Savannah Handbag I used Hobby Lobby’s Yarn Bee Denim in Color yarn! **Please note- this yarn has since been discountinued.

The purple one you see pictured above is made with Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton! It is one of my favorite cotton yarns!

A few great yarn alternatives are Caron Cotton Cakes and WeCrochet Dishie Twist.

Savannah Handbag Crochet Pattern

This pattern is rated Easy on the pattern difficulty scale. If you know the basic crochet stitches as well as how to do a front post double crochet stitch, you will be able to create this handbag.

This project does require a bit of sewing, but only to sew the handles on to the bag. 

You will work the bag from the bottom up and then create and add the handles. 

The Savannah Handbag crochet pattern is super customizable to be the size and style you prefer.

More Savannah Patterns

Slouch Hat – this hat can actually be made as a beanie, a slouchy, or a messy bun hat! 

Cowl – the matching cowl looks so good with the hat! 

Sweater – a gorgeous basic pullover with lots of texture! 

Children’s Sweater– the pullover sweater, but in children’s sizes!

For a more of a market bag style, check out the Magnolia Market Bag crochet pattern! 

Scarf Pattern

You can purchase the Savannah Handbag crochet pattern on Ravelry and Etsy!

Materials

350 yards worsted weight cotton or cotton blend yarn (Yarn Bee Denim in Color was used for sample, 50% cotton/50% acrylic blend, 164 yards per skein)

I (5.5mm) crochet hook

Scissors

Measuring Tape

Tapestry needle

Stitch Marker

Difficulty

Easy

Gauge

14 hdc x 9 rows = 4 1/8”

Sizing

12.5” x 12.5” laid flat (not counting handles) Handles are 32” long before attaching to bag.

Stitches Needed & Abbreviations

st(s)- stitch(es)

ch(s)- chain(s)

sc- single crochet

hdc- half double crochet

FPdc- front post double crochet blo- back loop only

**- repeat from

Pattern Notes

This pattern is worked in joined rounds at the bottom. Then it begins to work in continuous rounds for the body of the bag and is then joined again at the top of the bag. At the parts of the pattern that you do join each round, the starting chain

does not count as the first stitch.

With this stitch pattern, a FPdc will always be worked around a

hdc, and a hdc will always be in either a FPdc or a dc.

Photo tutorial for attaching handles is on page 3.

Bag

Ch 31

Round 1: 2 hdc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 hdc in next 28 chs, 4 hdc in last ch. Working around the other side

of the chains, 1 hdc in next 28 chs, 2 hdc in last ch, join to 1st st. (64)

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 31 sts, 4 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 30 sts, 2 hdc in last st,

join to 1st st. (69)

Round 3: Ch 1, 2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 34 sts, 5 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 32 sts, 2 hdc in last st,

join to 1st st. (75)

Round 4: Ch 1, 2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 38 sts, 5 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 34 sts, 2 hdc in last st,

join to 1st st. (81)

Round 5: Ch 1, in blo, 1 hdc in each st around, join to 1st st. (81)

Round 6: Ch 1, in both loops, 1 hdc in each st around, join to 1st st. (81)

Round 7: (put your stitch marker here and move it up at the first stitch of each round) *1 hdc in next st,

1 FPdc around next st*, repeat from * to last st, 1 hdc in last, do not join. (81)

Round 8: *1 FPdc around next st, 1 hdc in next st*, repeat from * to last st, 1 FPdc in last, do not join.

(81)

Repeat rounds 7 and 8 until bag measures 11” from Round 5.

Round 9: Sl st into next st, ch 1, 1 hdc in each st around, join to 1st st. (81)

Round 10: Ch 1, 1 hdc in each st around, join to 1st st. (81)

Round 11: Ch 1, 1 sc in each st around, join to 1st st. (81)

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Handles

Ch 101 (start with a long tail for sewing to bag)

Row 1: 1 hdc in 2nd ch from hook and across. (100)

Rows 2-4: Ch 1, turn, 1 hdc in each st across. (100)

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Attaching Handles to Bag

Take your handle and position each end about 2” from the edge of the bag and between rows 9 and 11

on the inside of the bag. I use a pin to fasten while I sew.

Using the long tail and your tapestry needle, sew each end of the handle to the inside of the bag. Do the same on the other side of the bag.

Fasten off.

Weave in all ends.

Pin It!

Check out my ever growing list of Free Crochet Patterns!

 More Crochet Bag Patterns

.

Sharing is caring!

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.