Crochet Watermelon Bag in Any Size - Free Crochet Pattern

This is a free pattern to crochet this super cute watermelon bag. It can be made in any size, and it's also no-sew! The only sewing is in weaving in the ends, and embroidering the seeds.

There is a full YouTube tutorial for this bag here



Yarn used

- Hobbii Baby Snuggle

    - Soft Pink
    - White
    - Grass

- Small amount of medium weight black yarn for embroidering seeds OR black beads and thread

Other Items used

- US G/4.25mm Crochet Hook (or a hook to match the yarn you're using)

- Yarn needle

- Scissors

- Stitch markers

Abbreviations and Stitches

• MR: Magic ring 
• St(s): Stitch(es) 
• SC: Single crochet
• Ch: Chain Stitch
• Sl St: Slip Stitch
• Inc: Increase (Stitch 2 SC into the stitch) 
• (...) x n: Repeat instructions in brackets n times
**This pattern uses US Crochet Terms**

Pattern Notes

- The ch 1 at the beginning of each row counts as a stitch
- This means the first increase of each row will be in the 3rd stitch from the hook
- Pattern can be increased to any size, following the same progression of stitches. The pattern progression is as below:


Pattern


We will make two semi circles and join them together

Semi circle - make 2

Remember: 
- The ch 1 at the beginning of each row counts as a stitch
- This means the first increase of each row will be in the 3rd stitch from the hook

R1: 6 SC in a MR (do not join)
R2: Ch 1, turn, inc, SC, inc, SC, inc (9)
R3: Ch 1, turn, inc, 2SC, inc, 2SC, inc, SC (12)
R4: Ch 1, turn, inc, 3SC, inc, 3SC, inc, 2SC (15)
R5: Ch 1, turn, inc, 4SC, inc, 4SC, inc, 3SC (18)
R6: Ch 1, turn, inc, 5SC, inc, 5SC, inc, 4SC (21)
R7: Ch 1, turn, inc, 6SC, inc, 6SC, inc, 5SC (24)
R8: Ch 1, turn, inc, 7SC, inc, 7SC, inc, 6SC (27)
R9: Ch 1, turn, inc, 8SC, inc, 8SC, inc, 7SC (30)
R10: Ch 1, turn, inc, 9SC, inc, 9SC, inc, 8SC (33)
R11: Ch 1, turn, inc, 10SC, inc, 10SC, inc, 9SC (36) 


(I did 11 rows of pink. However, you can do as many as you like, following the same progression)

Colour change to white 

(If you did more rows, just follow on the progression to do 2 rows of white)
R12: Ch 1, turn, inc, 11SC, inc, 11SC, inc, 10SC (39)
R13: Ch 1, turn, inc, 12SC, inc, 12SC, inc, 11SC (42)

Colour change to green
(If you did more rows, just follow on the progression to do one row of green)
R14: Ch 1, turn, inc, 13SC, inc, 13SC, inc, 12SC (45) 


(If you did more rows, just do one SC in BLO of each stitch of previous row)
R15: Ch 1, turn, 44SC in BLO (45)


For the 1st semi circle only: close and cut yarn after your last row
For the 2nd semi circle only: DO NOT close or cut yarn. We are going to join the semi circles together.


Join the semi circles

Place the semi circles RIGHT SIDES TOGETHER, and sl st across both sides all the way across

Hint: You can determine the right side, because the last row of BLO SC curves the semi circle backwards as per the image below:



NB: The bag is now inside out. Turn it the right way around again. The seam from the slip stitches should be on the inside.


Straps

Using stitch markers, mark where you want the straps to start and end (2 stitch markers per side)


Continue crocheting with green; we are now going to work in rounds to do the straps

R1: Ch 1, SC into the end of each row until you reach the first stitch marker
Ch enough stitches to make the strap the length you want (I do 25 ch)

SC into the stitch marked by the next stitch marker
SC into the end of each row around, until the next stitch marker. Chain the same amount as the first strap
SC into the next stitch marker and the rest of the way around the bag
Sl st to join to the first SC of the round

R2: Ch 1, SC into each st from R1 (including all ch sts). Sl st to join to first SC of round


Close and cut the yarn. Weave in all ends.

Seeds

Use a long length of medium weight black yarn to embroider the seeds, or sew the black beads on to the bag with thread





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Crochet Squishy Eggplant - Free Crochet Pattern

 


This is a crochet pattern to make this adorable squishy eggplant.

There is a full Youtube tutorial to crochet this eggplant here.



Yarn used

- Hobbii Baby Snuggle

    - Orchid
    - Sage
    - Soft Pink

- Small amount of medium weight black yarn for embroidering mouth and eyelashes

Other Items used

- US G/4.25mm Crochet Hook (or a hook to match the yarn you're using)

- 12-15mm safety eyes

- Poly fill

- Yarn needle

- Stitch markers -optional

Abbreviations and stitches

• MR: Magic ring 
• St(s): Stitch(es) 
• SC: Single crochet
• Ch: Chain Stitch
• Sl St: Slip Stitch
• Sk: Skip a stitch
• Dec: Decrease using the invisible method
• DC: Double Crochet
• HDC: Half Double Crochet
• TR: Treble Crochet
• Inc: Increase (Stitch 2 SC into the stitch) 
• (...) x n: Repeat instructions in brackets n times
**This pattern uses US Crochet Terms**



Pattern

Using purple yarn:
R1: 6 SC in a MR
R2: 6 inc (12)
R3: (SC, inc) x 6 (18)
R4: (2SC, inc) x 6 (24)
R5: (3SC, inc) x 6 (30)
R6: (4SC, inc) x 6 (36)
R7: (5SC, inc) x 6 (42)
R8: (6SC, inc) x 6 (48)
R9-20: 48SC (12 rounds of 48)

Place safety eyes between R12 and R13, about 10 sts apart

R21: (4SC, dec) x 8 (40)
R22: (3SC, dec) x 8 (32)
R23: (2SC, dec) x 8 (24) 
Start to stuff the piece
R24: (SC, dec) x 8 (16)
Finish stuffing
R25: 8 dec (8)
Close and cut the yarn, leaving a tail for sewing. Sew the hole closed. 

Leaves

Using green yarn:
R1: 6 SC in a MR
R2: 6 inc (12)
R3: (SC, inc) x 6 (18)
R4: (2SC, inc) x 6 (24)
R5: (3SC, inc) x 6 (30)
R6: (4SC, inc) x 6 (36)
R7: (8SC, inc) x 4 (40)

R8: (SC, ch 5, SC in 2nd ch from hook, HDC, DC, TR in last ch, sk 2 st on circle, SC in next st) x 10
(10 leaves)
Sl st to close. Cut the yarn, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Sew on to the top of the eggplant.
(I only sew on the tips and bases of the leaves)

Stem

Attach yarn at the top of the eggplant and leaves

Ch 6. Starting in 2nd ch from hook: 5SC back along ch

Close and cut yarn. Tie yarn tails together and pull knot into the piece

Finishing details


Embroider the cheeks using pink yarn

Embroider the eyelashes and mouth using black yarn


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Large Crochet Plush Bag - Free Crochet Pattern



This is a crochet pattern to make this adorable plush bag - a larger version of the original bag. The bag itself is no-sew, as it' s crocheted all in one piece! The optional flower has a small amount of sewing to attach to the bag.

You can find the original (smaller) version of the bag here.

This bag (using Hobbii Baby Snuggle) measures at about 30cm x 30cm (12 inch x 12 inch) including the small handles. If you use thicker yarn and a bigger hook, it would be larger.

Yarn used

Hobbii Baby Snuggle

- Soft sand
- Powder pink
- White

Other Items used

- US G/4.25mm Crochet Hook (or a hook to match the yarn you're using)

- Yarn needle
- Stitch markers -optional

Abbreviations and stitches

• MR: Magic ring 
• St(s): Stitch(es) 
• SC: Single crochet
• Ch: Chain Stitch
• Sl St: Slip Stitch
• Sk: Skip a stitch
• DC: Double Crochet
• HDC: Half Double Crochet
• Inc: Increase (Stitch 2 SC into the stitch) 
• (...) x n: Repeat instructions in brackets n times
**This pattern uses US Crochet Terms**



Pattern

Ch 27
R1: In 2nd ch from hook: 1 SC (mark this st),
24 SC back along ch
3 SC in last ch
Underside: 24SC, inc, sl st to 1st SC (mark this st - it’s the end of the round) (54)
(Next round starts after sl st)

R2: (24 SC, 3 inc) x 2 (60)
R3: (24 SC, [SC, inc] x 3) X 2 (66)
R4: (24 SC, [2SC, inc] x 3) x 2 (72)
R5-22: 72 SC (18 rounds of 72)
(Add more rounds here if you’d like the bag taller)

Make one or two SC if necessary (or remove one or two SC), to get to the side of bag

Don't close. Continue straight to short straps.


Short straps

R23: 10SC, ch 20, sk 16, 20SC, ch 20, sk 16, 10SC (80)
R24: 10SC, 20SC in ch, 20SC, 20SC in ch, 10SC (80)

Make one or two SC if necessary (or remove one or two SC), to get to the side of bag.

Don't close. Continue straight to long strap.


Long strap

Ch 70 (or more) for long strap
Sl st to opposite side of bag, sl st into next st on bag to secure
Sl st back along ch
Sl st into next st on bag
Close and weave in ends

Flower (optional)

Flower base and petals

R1: Ch 3, sl st to 1st ch to form a ring 
R2: Into centre of ring: Ch 2 (counts as 1st HDC), 11 HDC, sl st to top of ch 2 (12 HDC) 
R3: Ch 2, 3 DC in same st, ch 2, sl st in next st, 
(ch 2, 3 DC in next st, ch 2, sl st in next st) x 11, 
Sl st to bottom of first st made
Close and cut the yarn, leaving a tail for sewing on to the bag.
Bring the ending tail around to the back of the flower and tie together with starting tail.


Flower centre

Using a different colour from the base and petals:
R1: 6 SC in a MR, sl st back to 1st SC
Close the cut the yarn, leaving a tail for sewing on to the flower base.
Sew on to the flower base

Sew the flower on to the front of the bag, using the tails from the flower base.




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Small Crochet Plush Bag - Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet Plush Bag with Flower


This is a crochet pattern to make this adorable plush bag. The bag itself is no-sew, as it' s crocheted all in one piece! The optional flower has a small amount of sewing to attach to the bag.

You can find the full Youtube tutorial for this bag here.



This bag (using Hobbii Baby Snuggle) measures at about 20cm x 20cm (8inch x 8 inch) including the small handles. If you use thicker yarn and a bigger hook, it would be larger.

There's a also a larger version of this bag available here



Yarn used

Hobbii Baby Snuggle

- Soft sand
- Powder pink
- Dusty rose

Other Items used

- US G/4.25mm Crochet Hook (or a hook to match the yarn you're using)

- Yarn needle
- Stitch markers -optional

Abbreviations and stitches

• MR: Magic ring 
• St(s): Stitch(es) 
• SC: Single crochet
• Ch: Chain Stitch
• Sl St: Slip Stitch
• Sk: Skip a stitch
• DC: Double Crochet
• HDC: Half Double Crochet
• Inc: Increase (Stitch 2 SC into the stitch) 
• (...) x n: Repeat instructions in brackets n times
**This pattern uses US Crochet Terms**


Pattern

R1:
Ch 19
In 2nd ch from hook: 1 SC (mark this st),
16 SC back along ch
3 SC in last ch
Underside: 16SC, inc, sl st to 1st SC (mark this st - it’s the end of the round) (38)
(Next round starts in stitch after marked 1st stitch of R1)


R2: (16 SC, 3 inc) x 2 (44)
R3: (16 SC, [SC, inc] x 3) X 2 (50)
R4-15: 50 SC (12 rounds of 50)
Make one or two SC if necessary, to get to the side of bag.
Don't close or cut yarn. Continue directly to R16 where we will crochet the short straps

Short straps

R16: 7SC, ch 14, sk 11,14SC, ch 14, sk 11, 7SC (56)
R17: 7SC, 14SC in ch, 14SC, 14SC in ch, 7SC (56)
Make one or two SC if necessary, to get to the side of bag 
Don't close or cut yarn. Continue directly to long strap

Long strap

Ch 50 (or more) 
Sl st to opposite side of bag, sl st into next st on bag to secure
Sl st back along ch
Sl st into next st on bag
Close and weave in ends


Flower (optional)

Flower base and petals

R1: Ch 3, sl st to 1st ch to form a ring
R2: Into centre of ring: Ch 2 (counts as 1st HDC), 11 HDC, sl st to top of ch 2 (12 HDC)
R3: Ch 2, 3 DC in same st, ch 2, sl st in next st,
(ch 2, 3 DC in next st, ch 2, sl st in next st) x 11,
Sl st to bottom of first st made
Close and cut the yarn, leaving a tail for sewing on to the bag.
Bring the ending tail around to the back of the flower and tie together with starting tail.


Flower centre

Using a different colour from the base and petals:
R1: 6 SC in a MR, sl st back to 1st SC
Close the cut the yarn, leaving a tail for sewing on to the flower base.
Sew on to the flower base

Sew the flower on to the front of the bag, using the tails from the flower base.




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Crochet Easter Peep / Bunny - Free Crochet Pattern

 


This is a crochet pattern to make this cute little Easter peep! You can make them in all sorts of colours.

There is a full Youtube tutorial to create this peep here

Yarn used

Hobbii Baby Snuggle

Other Items used

- US G/4.25mm Crochet Hook
- 9mm safety eyes
- Yarn needle
- Poly fill
- Stitch markers -optional
*Please note that safety eyes are NOT recommended for children under the age of 3 years.

Abbreviations and stitches

• MR: Magic ring 

• St(s): Stitch(es) 

• SC: Single crochet 

• Inc: Increase (Stitch 2 SC into the stitch) 

• Sl St: Slip Stitch

• (...) x n: Repeat instructions in brackets n times

**This pattern uses US Crochet Terms**

Pattern

Ears - Make 2

R1: 6 SC in a MR
R2: (SC, inc) x 3 (9)
R3: 9 SC
R4: (2 SC, inc) x 3 (12)
R5-7: 12 SC (3 rounds of 12)
R8: (SC, dec) x 4 (8)

First ear only:
Sl st to close
Cut the yarn, leaving a tail for sewing

Second ear only:
Join to 1st ear with a SC (This is 1st st of R1 of head)


Head

(First st was done in previous step)

R1: (2SC, dec) x 4 (12)
R2: 12 inc (24)
R3-6: 24 SC (4 rounds of 24)
Sew hole closed using tail from end of first ear  

Stuff ears

R7: 12 dec (12)
R8: 12 SC
Attach eyes between R5 and R6, 5 sts apart
Stuff
R9: (SC, inc) x 6 (18)
R10: (2SC, inc) x 6 (24)
R11-R16: 24 SC (6 rounds of 24)
R17: (SC, dec) x 8 (16)
Stuff
R18: 8 dec (8)
Close and cut the yarn, leaving a tail for sewing
Sew the hole closed




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Crochet Donut Frog - Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet Donut Frog


This is a crochet pattern to make this cute little donut frog!


You'll need to start by making the plain donut. You can find the pattern for the basic donut here.
There is a full Youtube tutorial to create the basic donut here


Then we add on the eyes, cheeks and mouth!




Yarn used

James C Brett Flutterby Chunky:
- Green (Body and eyes)
- White (sprinkles)
- Pink (cheeks)

Rainbow Cotton 8/4
- Black (mouth)

Other Items used

- US G/4.25mm Crochet Hook
- 9mm safety eyes
- Yarn needle
- Poly fill
- Stitch markers -optional
*Please note that safety eyes are NOT recommended for children under the age of 3 years.

Abbreviations and stitches

• MR: Magic ring 
• St(s): Stitch(es) 
• SC: Single crochet 
• Inc: Increase (Stitch 2 SC into the stitch) 

• (...) x n: Repeat instructions in brackets n times
**This pattern uses US Crochet Terms**


Pattern

Create the original donut body as per the basic donut pattern, in green
BUT:
- don't embroider the sprinkles yet; we'll do it at the end


Eyes - make 2

R1: 6 SC in a MR
R2: 6 inc (12)
R3: 12 SC
R4: (2 SC, dec) x 3 (9)

Close with a sl st. Cut the yarn, leaving a tail for sewing.
Attach the safety eyes between R2 and R3 on each eye.

Assembly


Sew the eyes on to the top of the donut, at the seam of the two donut halves. The eyes should be about 5 or 6 sts apart.

Embroider the mouth using black medium weight yarn (I like to have the top of the mouth between R4 and R5, and the bottom point of the mouth to be between R3 and R4)

Embroider the cheeks using pink yarn.

Embroider the sprinkles randomly around the donut as desired.
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