Don’t let the name mislead you. These bags aren’t square at all.
So, while fancy shapes and stitches come and go, we turn to crocheted squares like on old friend. Indeed, they ARE an old friend, and here we’ll show you that a square bag is about as fun and exciting as any crochet bag can be. However, if you want to customize these to your taste and make them simpler and more traditional, this is by no means a no-no. Consequently, the patterns here are all quite simple and easy to modify so that you too can enjoy putting your own touch on these beauties. However, the main thing is to have fun, so enjoy perusing these wonderful patterns and putting hook to yarn.
To begin with, here is a lovely and lively bag made of crocheted squares. In particular, the borders between the squares give it a field-of-gems quality. Of course, the traditional leather hand strap is a crowning touch.
The full article about this pattern is on knittingparadise.com blog:
Mushroom Tote Bag
However, you can also get a bit funky with these bags as well. Thus, here is one that’s a bit playful, but certainly beautiful and fun to make. Moreover, the rounded bottom will stop little items from getting stuck in the corners.
The full pattern is on Ravelry:
Orla Love Bag
Lastly, this square bag is one that’s very much in a boho chic. Without a doubt this is the one you’d want to take with your hippy-trippy get up.