...

The Craft Cabin

How To Crochet An Instagram Bag

crochet instagram bag
You Will Need
  • 2 different coloured Aran yarn
  • Size 4.5mm hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors
  • Felt
  • Ribbon
Abbreviations
  • ch = chain(s)
  • dc = double crochet
  • tr = treble stitch
  • htr = half treble
  • blo= back loop only
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • st(s) = stitch(es)


The Pattern

To Begin: Ch 26

Round 1: Dc into the second st from the hook, dc in the next 23 sts, 3dc in the last st, and turn. Now working on the other side of the chain, dc in the next 23 sts, then 3dc in the last st [We are making a very long oval by crocheting around the chain] (52sts)

Round 2: Dc inc, 23 dc, 3dc inc,23dc, 2dc inc (58sts)

Round 3-6: Dc in every stitch around

Round 7-18: 2ch, tr in every stitch around

Change to different coloured yarn

Round 19-31: Tr in every stitch around

Round 6: Sk first 2 Sts, TR in next 15 Sts. (Ch 1; Sk 1 St. TR in next 15 Sts) 6 more times. Ch 1; TR in next St (which is part of the Ch 4 from previous row). Ch 4; turn.

Fold down the top

Lens

Row 1: Magic Ring with a base of 10 htr (10sts)

Round 2: Htr in in each stitch around (20sts)

Round 3: [Htr, htr inc] x 10 times (30sts)

Round 4: [2dc, dc inc] x 10 times (40sts)

Round 5: [3dc, dc inc] x 10 times (50sts)

Change to different coloured yarn that you used for the body

Round 6: [4dc, dc inc] x 10 times, join to the first st, ch1 (60sts)

Round 7: Htr BLO in each st around, join to the first stitch, ch 1 (60sts)

Round 8: Htr in the 3rd loop in each st around, join to the first st of the round and fasten off leaving a tail to sew to the bag body (60sts)

Finishing

Cut four pieces of felt in red, yellow, green and blue,

Cut a white piece for the lens,

Cut a heart in felt for the flash.

Glue all together, Loop in ribbon through your work, and glue on the underside of the fold

Shop The Products

Scroll to Top