The Fall Is Coming
So, while we have already caught up with some summer sun in nice dresses and outfits, we need to show off some handmade bags before the weather gets rainy and cold. Moreover, a nice end of summer bag will give additional motivation to create eye-catching accressories. Therefore, is there a better fashion accessory than a handmade bag? I doubt it. Thus, here are some ideas to shine for the last time this year. However, if you live in a beautiful, year-round warm weather zone, it’s even better because you can enjoy these beauties all year long.
Bags, because why not?
While crocheting isn’t the go-to method of making handbags, it’s surely a valid and fun one. Of course, there just isn’t any reason not to make a crocheted purse, especially a bag perfect for summer. Indeed, a light, lacy number will be a perfect accompaniment for any summer outfit. Therefore, whether you are wearing an elegant dress at a fancy garden party, or your swimsuit to the beach, crocheted hand bags are just the thing to finish off your look. Better still, they are also highly customizable, so that each of these will be your own, unique crowning touch.
You may also like:
This beautiful bag is a surefire to bring a little blossom fun into the fall. It’s handy and attractive shape is highlighted by magnolia blossoms of granny crochet. Easy, yes, but oh, so beautiful.
The original pattern and the photos are available on Mama in Stitch : Magnolia Bag.
Mother of Dragons Bag
I’m sure some of us are still Game of Thrones fans. And for those that are, a Mother of Dragons bag is simply the best project combining an attractive accessory and out love for the series.
The original pattern and the photos are available on Ravelry : Mother of Dragon Bag.
On the Go Bag
Next here is a light, airy number that’s a go-anywhere bag for all your necessities. I love the simplicity and in-your-face casualness.
The original pattern and the photos are available here : On the Go Bag.
For something a little more traditionally inspired, why not try this Tobago bag, a taste of the Carribean in crochet form.
The original pattern and the photos are available here : Tobago Bag.
Summer Days Daisy Bag
Although I did mention that it’s Fall, there is no reason not to carry a little summer with you everywhere. Consequently, here is a beautiful, sun-filled bag made of granny squares. You just can’t go wrong with daisies on a blue background.
The original pattern and the photos are available here : Summer Days Daisy Bag more info here.
Mushroom Tote Bag
Next, here is an end of summer bag that combines the colors of summer, and a typical fall harvest item – mushrooms. Overall, this is a beautiful and useful tote that will be a perfect September accessory.
Skills: Easy Designer: Rachel Veenstra
The full article about this pattern is on Ravelry:
more info about project photographed here.
Sakura Market Bag
Next, while more fall colored, this end of summer shopping bag has lovely flower rosettes that are so much fun and a summery touch yet still in autumn colors. Oh my!
Skills: Easy Designer: K.A.M.E. Crochet
more info about project photographed also on Ravelry.
Pineapple Tote Bag
Here is another end of summer bag that is a lot of fun and a great practical item as well. Overall, it’s light and airy and perfect for a warm and sunny September and colorful October.
Skills: Easy Designer: The Painted Hinge
The full article about this pattern is on Ravelry:
My Mini Bag
While this bag is perfect for summer, it’s lovely, gently textured flip-over design makes it a great fall item as well. Moreover, if you are into modding, you can see from the pictures how customizable and versatile it really is.
The original pattern and the photos are available on Naztazia.com :
More info about projects also on Ravelry.
Next, this wonderful piece is a namesake of official flower of Alberta. Admire it in all it’s prairie glory. Shown here with a summer dress, it will go equally well with jeans and a leather jacket.
The original pattern and the photos are available on Allaboutami.com:
Purse! Satchel! Purse! Satchel! Purse! Satchel! Aaaaaaaargh. Can’t make up your mind? Use it as both. It’s equally useful and accessorizes with everything.
The original pattern and the photos are available on garnstudio.com :
More info about project also on Ravelry.
Next, this granny crochet bag is a beautiful tote with the squares set on their corners, evocative of the Battenberg cake. In particular, I love the white bands that crisply delineate the yummy squares.
The original pattern and the photos are available at I like Crochet blog:
Solid Granny Square Bottom Bag
Unlike some of the above projects, a granny crochet bag doesn’t have to be loosely stitched, lacy item. As we show you here, they can also be solid, durable and hard wearing.
The original pattern and the photos are available at Crochet with Clare blog:
Get Your Granny On!
Finally, if you still aren’t grannied out, here is a beautiful and easy crochet bag. Versatility is the watchword and quality is the key.
The original pattern and the photos are available at The Crochet Crowd Blog: