Drawstring Bag Crochet Pattern

This drawstring bag is great for holding small items like money and make-up.  It is also great for using as a gift bag. The crochet pattern is available here for free.  There is also a printable version available.



Skill Level


Finished Size

6 inches x 7 inches when laying flat

Materials Needed

H hook

Worsted weight yarn - I recommend Caron Simply Soft

Abbreviation Key

ch - chain

st - stitch

sl st - slip stitch

sc - single crochet

hdc - half double crochet



Chain 26

Round 1 – sc in 3rd ch from hook, sc in each st across, working in opposite side of chain sc in each st across, sl st in 1st sc, turn. (50 sts)



Round 2-30 – ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each st around, sl st in 1st sc. (50 sts)


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Round 31 – ch 5, * skip 2 sts, hdc in next st, ch 2 *, repeat * around, sl st in 3rd ch of ch 5. (50 sts)

Round 32 – ch 1, sc in same st, * 2 sc in ch space, sc in next st *, repeat * around, 2 sc in ch space, sl st in 1st sc. (50 sts)

Round 33-35 – repeat round 2.

Drawstrings: Make 2

Chain 90. Finish off. Weave in ends.

Weave drawstring through ch spaces in round 31. Tie ends together. Weave second drawstring in opposite direction, Tie ends together.


You can do a lot with this pattern. Use different yarn and hooks to make it bigger or smaller or use 2 colors for a different look. You could also add an embellishment to the bag as well.

You may sell what you make from this pattern. Do not sell or distribute pattern. Pattern is for personal use only.


Thanks for checking out my pattern!  Happy crafting!

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1 comment

I love this bag. I will fill it with chocolate and put it on the bimgo table at the Senior Center.

Jane Moyle

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