This crochet tutorial will guide you through creating a stylish and functional handbag purse using basic crochet stitches. It’s an ideal project for beginners and intermediate crocheters who want to make a practical accessory with a personalized touch. The finished handbag purse is perfect for carrying your essentials while adding a touch of handmade charm to your outfit.

Materials Needed:

  • Worsted weight yarn in your choice of color (approximately 200 yards)
  • Crochet hook (size H/5mm)
  • Yarn needle
  • Button or other closure option


  • ch: chain
  • sc: single crochet
  • hdc: half double crochet
  • dc: double crochet
  • st: stitch
  • sl st: slip stitch



  1. Ch 26.
  2. In the second ch from hook, hdc. Hdc in each ch across. (24 hdc)
  3. Ch 1, turn. Hdc in each st across. Repeat this row until your piece measures your desired width (e.g., 10 inches).


  1. Ch 1, turn. Sc in each st across.
  2. Ch 2, turn. Dc in each st across.
  3. Repeat Rows 1 and 2 alternately until your piece measures your desired height (e.g., 12 inches).


  1. Ch 1, turn. Sc in the first 10 sts.
  2. Ch 1, turn. Sc2tog, sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog. (8 sc)
  3. Ch 1, turn. Sc in each st across.
  4. Repeat Row 3 until the flap measures about half the height of the body.


  1. Fold your piece in half, aligning the edges of the flap with the body. Seam the sides using slip stitches or single crochet stitches.


  1. Ch 70 (or any length you prefer for the strap).
  2. Sc in the second ch from the hook and in each ch across.
  3. Attach the strap to each side of the purse.


  1. Weave in any loose ends with a yarn needle.
  2. Attach a button or other closure to the front of the bag and align it with the flap for a secure closure.

Congratulations, you’ve completed your crochet handbag purse! Customize your creation by choosing different colors, adding embellishments, or experimenting with stitch variations. Enjoy your new stylish and functional accessory!

Remember, this is just a sample pattern and tutorial description. Feel free to adjust the instructions, sizes, stitches, and finishing details to match your preferences and creative vision. Happy crocheting!