Sharon Bag Crochet Patterns

Sharon Bag Crochet Pattern
Sharon Bags

Things are starting to cool down here in my neck of the woods.  It is time to start breaking out the thicker, bulkier yarns that have been waiting in my cupboard for a couple of months.  In today’s post I am going to share with you my Sharon Bag Crochet Patterns.  It is my very first time sharing a FREE crochet pattern on my website!

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The Sharon Bag is named after my mom, Sharon.  She bought a new iPad and asked me to make her something she could carry it around in.  Therefore the Sharon Bag was created.

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In this post, not only are you getting the 1 free crochet pattern of the Sharon Bag, but 2 free crochet patterns in one!  I designed 2 versions of the Sharon Bag  because some people don’t have a protective case around their tablet like I do, so I made a smaller version for those of you who have smaller tablets or just want a smaller bag.

By no means is the Sharon Bag just for electronic tablets.  The Sharon Bag can be used as a Purse, a Makeup Bag, a Phone Bag, and can be used many other ways.  You can accessorize the Sharon Bag as well.  You can add a button, a magnetic closure, a shoulder strap, and more!

Now that all of that has been said, here is version 1, which is the Large version of the Sharon Bag.  I shipped this version to my mom and she says it’s a GREAT fit!  If you have never done Braid stitches or Cable stitches, there are great YouTube videos attached that you can watch.  I know I had to watch it a couple of times when I tested a pattern that introduced me to these Braid/Cable stitches.

Free Sharon Bag Crochet Pattern

Sharon Bag-Large

Sharon Bag Crochet Pattern
Large Sharon Bag

Materials:
US Hook K or 6.5 mm
3-4 oz #5 Bulky Weight Yarn
Tapestry Needle
Scissors

Size:
12″ wide x 9″ tall
10″ wide (bottom) x 9.5″ tall (handle)

Gauge:
Hook U.S. H/5.0 mm
6 DC x 3 Rows = 2”

Stitches Used:
Ch Sp = Chain Space
St = Stitch
SC = Single Crochet
DC = Double Crochet
SS = Slip Stitch
FPDC = Front Post Double Crochet (YouTube instructional video here.)
FPTC = Front Post Treble Crochet (YouTube instructional video here.)

Notes:  
*The bottom of the Sharon Bag uses the both side of the foundation chain.           *You can find an instructional video here.
  *The Sharon Bag is worked in the Round
  *Ch 1 & ch 2 do not count as a stitch.  Join in the next st, not the ch 1 or ch 2
  *The Braiding/Cable Stitches start in Row 2 using the FPTC, watch the YouTube Video above if needed.

You can download an Ad Free version of this pattern from my Etsy Shop here or from the Ravelry Store here.

Sharon Bag Crochet Pattern
Foundation Row

Foundation:

Chain 31,  sc in 2nd chain from hook, sc in same space.  2 sc in next st, sc in the next 26 sts, 2 sc in next st, 4 sc in the last st.  (Starts the Round) 2 sc in next st, sc in the next 26 sts, 2 sc in the next st, and 2 sc in the last st. (1st chain of ch 31).  68 sc total

R1: ch 2, dc in same st and each st around. Join in 1st st.  (68 dc)


Braiding/Cable Stitch:

R2: ch 2, dc in same st and next 5 sts, *fpdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts, skip 2 sts, 1 fptrc in each of the next 2 sts, 1 fptrc in each of the skipped st,  dc in next 2 sts, fpdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts, skip 2 sts, fptrc in next 2 sts, fptc in each of the skipped sts, dc in next 2 sts, fpdc in next 2 sts,* dc in next 12 sts.  Repeat from * to * once. Dc in last 6 sts. Join

R3-R4:  ch 2, dc in same st and next 5 sts, *fpdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts, fpdc in next 4 sts, dc in next 2 sts, fpdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts, fpdc in next 4 sts, dc in next 2 sts, fpdc in next 2 sts*  dc in next 12 sts. Repeat from * to * once. Dc in last 6 sts. Join

R5-R13:  Repeat R2-R4 three Times

R14:  ch 2, dc in same st, dc in next 5 sts, fpdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 18 sts, fpdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 12 sts, fpdc in next 2 sts, dc in next 18 sts, fpdc in next 2 sts, dc in last 6 sts. Join

Making Handles:

R15:  ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 13 sts, ch 6, skip 6 sts, sc in the next 28 sts, ch 6, skip 6 sts, sc in the next 14 sts. ss in 1st sc to Join.

R16:  Ch 2, dc in next 14 sts, put 10 dc evenly across ch 6, dc in next 28 sts, put 10 dc evenly across ch 6, dc in next 14 sts. ss in 1st st.  (76 dc)

R17:  Ch 1, sc in same st and in each st around.  (76 sc)  Fasten off with your scissors.

Weave in any loose ends and trim off using your Tapestry Needle and Scissors.


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Now that you tried the large version of the Sharon Bag, here is a smaller one.  The smaller version has more Braids or Cable stitches.  I fell in LOVE with these stitches as I was testing a pair of crocheted fingerless gloves.

Sharon Bag-Small

Materials:
US Hook K or 6.5 mm
3-4 oz #5 Bulky Weight Yarn
Tapestry Needle
Scissors

Size:
13″ wide x 7″ tall
12″ wide (bottom) x 8″ tall (handle)

Gauge:
Hook U.S. H/5.0 mm
6 DC x 3 Rows = 2”

Stitches Used:
Ch Sp = Chain Space
St = Stitch
SC = Single Crochet
DC = Double Crochet
SS = Slip Stitch
FPDC = Front Post Double Crochet (YouTube instructional video here.)
FPTC = Front Post Treble Crochet (YouTube instructional video here.)

Notes:  
*The bottom of the Sharon Bag uses the both side of the foundation chain.           *You can find an instructional video here.
  *The Sharon Bag is worked in the Round
  *Ch 1 & ch 2 do not count as a stitch.  Join in the next st, not the ch 1 or ch 2
  *The Braiding/Cable Stitches start in Row 2 using the FPTC, watch the YouTube Video above if needed.

You can download an Ad Free version of this pattern from my Etsy Shop here or from the Ravelry Store here.

Sharon Bag Crochet Pattern
Foundation Row

Chain 31,  sc in 2nd chain from hook, sc in same space.  2 sc in next st, sc in the next 21 sts, 2 sc in next st, 4 sc in the last st.  (Starts the Round) 2 sc in next st, sc in the next 21 sts, 2 sc in the next st, and 2 sc in the last st. (1st chain of ch 31).  Join 68 sc total

R1: ch 2, dc in same st and each st around. Join in 1st st.  (68 dc)

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Braiding/Cable Stitch:

R2: ch 2, dc in same st and next 3 sts, *fpdc in next 3 sts, dc in next 2 sts, skip 2 sts, 1 fptrc in each of the next 2 sts, 1 fptrc in each of the skipped sts, dc in next 2 sts, skip 2 sts, 1 fptrc in each of the next 2 sts, 1 fptrc in each of the skipped sts, dc in next 2 sts, skip 2 sts, fptrc in next 2 sts, fptc in each of the skipped sts, dc in next 2 sts, fpdc in next 3 sts,* dc in next 8 sts.  Repeat from * to * once. dc in last 4 sts. Join

R3-R4:  ch 2, dc in same st and next 3 sts, *fpdc in next 3 sts, dc in next 2 sts, fpdc in next 4 sts, dc in next 2 sts, fpdc in next 4 sts, dc in next 2 sts, fpdc in next 4 sts, dc in next 2 sts, fpdc in next 3 sts,*  dc in next 8 sts. Repeat from * to * once. Dc in last 4 sts. Join

R5-R10:  Repeat R2-R4 2 Times

Making Handles:

R11:  ch 2, dc in same st and the next 14 sts, ch 6, skip 4 sts, dc in the next 30 sts, ch 6, skip 4 sts and dc in remaining sts around.  Join (60 dc)

R12:  ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 14 sts, make 10 sc in ch 6 space, sc in the next 30 sts, make 10 sc in ch 6 space, sc in remaining 16 sts.   ss in 1st sc to Join. (82 sc)

R13:  Ch 1, sc in same st and each st around.  Join. (82 sc)  Fasten off with your scissors.

Weave in any loose ends and trim off using your Tapestry Needle and Scissors.

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