Crochet Purse

crochet purse pattern

Our pocketbook crochet pattern is a great beginner crochet project perfect for practicing the double crochet stitch. Once it is complete any little girl will fall in love with this purse. Make purses in different colors and with different types of fashion yarn for a completely different look.


  • Crochet hook, size F
  • Worsted weight yarn; 3oz MC, 1oz CC
  • Button with a shank
  • Yarn needle
  • Needle and thread

Ch 32

Row 1: Dc in second ch from hook and in each ch across; ch 2 turn

Row 2: Working through both loops, 1 dc in each dc; ch 2 turn

Repeat Row 2 until piece measures approximately 15" long. Knot off and weave loose ends in. You now have a rectangle that is approximately 7" w x 15" L Fold the bottom 5 1/2" up forming a "pocket". The part of the rectangle that extends above the "pocket" will be referred to as the flap and will remain a single layer.

To join the front and back of the pocket section, attach a contrasting color at the bottom corner (where the fold is) with a slip stitch. Going through both layers, single crochet up the side of the purse. Once you reach the flap section, continue with sc up the side of the flap. When you get to the corner do 2 sc in the corner space, sc across the end of the flap, 2 sc in the corner sp and sc down the other side of the purse being sure to stitch through both layers when you get to the "pocket section". Fasten off and weave loose ends back into your work.

To make the button loop, on the end of the flap, count in 12 stitches and join with a slst, ch 8, sk next 4 sc and join wit a slst to the next sc. Fasten off and weave loose ends in.

Stitch on a button with a needle and thread so that the button is lined up with the loop. Fasten the loop around the button.

To make the handle, ch 54. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Fasten off. Attach one end of handle to each side of purse flap where it folds down.

.crochet pocketbook pattern

Back to Crochet Patterns