We love free patterns: small crochet bags

Many of us are put off by the idea of crocheting afghans and other large, heavy projects in the warmer months. When the temperature spikes and you can’t bear the thought of another blanket, try Angie's favorite free crochet patterns for small bags that are perfect for gifts, wedding favors, and more. 

1. Simple crochet sachet

These adorable crochet sachets are perfect for sock drawers, handing out candy at a party, and anything else where a tiny bag is completely essential. They can of course be personalized, using the perfect shade of yarn and ribbon. To crochet these babies, you'll need some Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK and Stylecraft Special DK.

2. Cherub flower crochet bag

Crocheted in Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK, this flower crochet bag is as sweet as can be. This petite beginner level bag won't take long to crochet, and will make the perfect spring accessory for yourself or the little ones in your life!

3. Christmas gift bags

These gorgeous Christmas gift bags are a great size for holding little treats, gifts, and chocolates, which means they are completely essential for your Christmas WIPs. Trust us though, you'll love them so much that you'll be making them year-round.

4. Valentine's day gift bag

Hearts aren’t just for Valentine’s Day – this little bag would be adorable for a wedding favor or gift! It’s simple enough for beginner crocheters, and can be crocheted using any DK weight yarn. We recommend Paintbox Yarns Simply DK or Cotton DK for a great range of colors!

5. Clutch bag

Everyone needs a small go-to clutch bag and this one from Caron is perfect. Using Caron x Pantone yarn, this colorful crochet and knit clutch will be lusted over by everyone who sees it.

6. Coin purse

If you're heading away on holiday soon, the essential type of bag you need is a super handy coin purse. Crocheted in Stylecraft Classique Cotton DK, this purse will become a firm favorite that you take with you on all of your adventures.