Sharon Bag Free Crochet Patterns

Sharon Bag Crochet Pattern
Sharon Bags

In today’s post I want to share with you my Sharon Bag Free Crochet Patterns.  This crochet pattern is my very first FREE crochet pattern on my website!

With Mother’s Day right around the corner and the Sharon Bag being named after my mom I feel this is the perfect crochet pattern to share with you today.

My mom bought a new iPad and wanted something to carry it in to help protect it.  My mom 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, I have a couple of Video Tutorials inside the pattern to help you.

Free Sharon Bag Crochet Pattern

Sharon Bag-Large

Sharon Bag Crochet Pattern
Large Sharon Bag

Materials:
US Hook K or 6.5 mm
150 yards of 5 ply 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
SL ST = Slip Stitch
FPDC = Front Post Double Crochet
FPTC = Front Post Treble Crochet

Video Tutorials:
Left Handed Front Post Double Crochet here.
Right Handed Front Post Double Crochet here.
Left Handed Front Post Treble Crochet here
.
Right Handed Front Post Treble Crochet here .

Notes:
*I crochet left handed so pictures may look different from a right handed perspective.
*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

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

 

Large Sharon Bag Pattern:

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).  sl st in 1st st to join.  68 sc 

R1: ch 2, dc in same st and each st around. sl st to 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. sl st in 1st st to 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.  sl st in 1st st to 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.  sl st in 1st st to 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. sl st 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. sl st in 1st st.  (76 dc)

R17:  Ch 1, sc in same st and in each st around.  sl st in 1st st to join.  (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
125-150 yards of 5 ply 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
SL ST = Slip Stitch
FPDC = Front Post Double Crochet 
FPTC = Front Post Treble Crochet 

Video Tutorials:
Left Handed Front Post Double Crochet here.
Right Handed Front Post Double Crochet here.
Left Handed Front Post Treble Crochet here
.
Right Handed Front Post Treble Crochet 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 the Ravelry Store here. from my Etsy Shop here or LoveCrafts here.

 

Small Sharon Bag Pattern:

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).  sl st in 1st st to join.  (68 sc)

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

 

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.  sl st in 1st st to 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.  sl st in 1st st to 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.  sl st in 1st st to 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.   sl st in 1st sc to Join. (82 sc)

R13:  Ch 1, sc in same st and each st around.  sl st in 1st st to 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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