Here is a free crochet pattern for a mini gift bag. The crocheted bag is nice and sturdy and will stand up on its own. It is suitable for giving small gifts or as a little purse for a little girl.
This crochet pattern is very straightforward. It is easy and works up very quick.
Material: Bernat Satin, or any other medium weight yarn.
Hook size: H/8-5.00MM
Finished size: 5.5″ from top to bottom, and 6″ from side to side.
Rnd 1: 2 sc in second ch from hook, sc in each ch to end, work another 3 sc sts in last ch, turning your work and working in back lps of the chs, sc in each ch to end, sc once more in last ch, join with sl st. (24 sts)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc first st and in next st, sc in next 8 sts, (2 sc in next st) 4 times, sc in next 8 sts, (2 sc in next st) 2 times, join with sl st. (32 sts)
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 12 sts, 2 sc in next st,* sc in next 2 sts, repeat from * to * once, sc in last st, join with sl st. (36 sts)
Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in first st and in each st around, join with sl st.
Rnd 5: Ch 1, hdc in first st, ch 1, sk next st, *hdc in next st, ch 1, sk next st, repeat from * around, join with sl st.
Rnd 6: Sl st into ch-1 sp, work beg cl, work cl in each ch-1 sp around, join with sl st.
Rnd 7: Sl st into sp before next cl, ch 1, hdc in same sp, ch 1, *hdc in next sp, ch 1, repeat from * around, join with sl st.
Repeat rnds 6 to 7 until you have reached a desired height ending with rnd 6.
Last Rnd: Ch 1, sc in each st and ch around, join with sl st.
Handles (Make 2):
Ch 30, working in bl only, sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across. Fasten off. Attach the handles to the bag, one on each side.