Getting colorful ripple stripes on a crocheted bag is very easy with a chevron stitch, as it only needs basic techniques. For your help, I have collected these free crochet chevron stitch bag patterns that you can follow to get the same item in alot of variations. i.e. fruit, seasonal, boho themes, small to large, or touch of additional stitches, etc. So, make bags following these patterns, whether to troll around the market or for a special occasion following that stitch.
How to Crochet Chevron Stitch?
If there has come a time to revise the crochet chevron stitch or to learn from scratch, you can watch the below video tutorial.
Stitches needed: While you can use any crochet stitches to achieve the pattern of chevron stitch, below are the most basic stitches to know:
Tips For the Crochet Chevron Stitch Bag
These few important stitches will help you great to crochet the professional chevron stitch bag:
Use color changes.
Chevron stitch pattern is highlighted when you change the color in each row or repeatedly after a few rows. So, never try to crochet the chevron in one color. You can also use shades of the same color if you don’t want to make the bag more colorful.
Use the stitches you are able to work on.
Single crochet, double crochet or half double crochet are the easiest stitches for the chevron stitch. Even with them and the color transition, the bag will look extremely cute. So, never try a stitch you have not practiced before.
Use the right yarn.
A yarn for the crochet bags must be durable and hold its shape well. You can try the cotton.
Puffed Chevron Stitch Bag
Uses: The Puffed Chevron Stitch Bag sparks interest with its remarkably appealing design and serves as a perfect addition to your summer accessory collection. Its distinctive stitch pattern provides the bag with the necessary firmness, making it an ideal accompaniment for beach trips or grocery shopping alike.
Yarn & Colors Epic
A Crochet Hook
Creating the Puffed Chevron Stitch Bag progresses through a series of steps, shaping it up meticulously from the bottom to the top. The pattern employs specific stitches like chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half double crochet, and double crochet, intricately combined to create the signature puffed chevron pattern. The bag-making journey commences with a foundation chain forming a loop, followed by rows of stitches with unique color transitions. It’s a continuous application of alternating stitches, accompanied by the incredible art of managing different colors and keeping the balls of yarn separate. The work is finally finished with the creation of a sturdy bag strap woven together and attached to the bag for comfortable carry.
Chevron Fold Over Clutch
Uses: This clutch is a fashion companion designed to hold your everyday essentials easily! The simplistic chevron design gives it a distinct charm, allowing it to stand out in the crowd of plain accessories. Its fold-over feature adds to the overall appeal, ensuring your belongings stay safe while providing a chic look.
Medium Worsted yarn
4mm Crochet Hook
Starting with a chain stitch forming a ring, the process advances into a sequence of rounds. Its needlework delicately fashioned into a cylindrical shape, steered by the alternating use of main and contrast colors. The clutch matures with the completion of these rounds, coming out as a canvas painted in beautiful stitches. Next, the lower edge of the clutch is seamed to close the tube shape. The sewing of fabric lining and a zipper finalize the construction, turning this meticulous effort into an attractive, ready-to-use accessory!
Watermelon Market Bag
Uses: Inspired by the colors and shape of a watermelon, this bag is an absolute joy to carry around. With generous dimensions, it offers plenty of room to store all your market finds, from fruits to vegetables. The sight of this beautifully designed bag will certainly add a refreshing touch to your daily errands!
A Crochet Hook
To create the Watermelon Market Bag, one follows an adjective process that combines a mix of colors to shape a piece that mirrors a sliced watermelon. It begins with a series of stitches in the darkest green color to define the outer boundary, mimicking the watermelon rind. This is followed by a light green shade to represent the inner rind, succeeded by a trace of white acting as the fruit’s pith. A rich red hue wraps up the pattern, being the fruit’s flesh, incorporating an element of color-play. Stitched in a round manner, these colors form a beautiful whole, flashing a sizable, strong, and stylish bag. Each stitch is made with care, with flexible tension to complement individual crocheting styles. The finishing touch includes adding seeds- like specks for a more authentic watermelon look!
Wanderlust Chevron Backpack
Uses: As practical as it is stylish, the backpack comfortably stores your indispensable items, from a pair of sunglasses, a bottle of water, and earbuds to even a book. So whether you’re heading out for a day’s hike or simply strolling around the city, this backpack is your go-to accessory!
Lion Brand Cotton yarn
4mm Crochet Hook
The process begins with using a series of single crochet stitches to form the backbone structure of the backpack, with stitches arranged in rounds to create the body. In terms of color work, the design makes use of a main color (Ecru) and two contrasting colors (Magenta and Charcoal) to create the captivating chevron pattern, a task performed by adding in the contrasting shades at the right points in the stitch rounds. The backpack’s straps made from crocheted ropes, chosen for their stability and minimal stretching quality. Finally, the attachment of the straps completes the construction process, with the straps being attached to the bottom and top edges of the backpack.
Not Your Granny’s Beach Bag
Uses: The bag’s roomy interior and solid ensure that it can effectively uphold your daily essentials. It is an ideal carry-all option for a day at the beach as it offers ample space to fit everything – from towels to sunscreens and some delightful snacks.
Lily Sugar N’ Cream yarn
4mm Crochet Hook
The construction of the “Not Your Granny’s Beach Bag” starts with building a solid granny square as the base of the bag, using basic crochet techniques. Creating the base involves rounds of single-crochet and double-crochet stitches, particularly focusing on increasing and decreasing stitches at specific points. The increased stitches added at the corners and decreased at the marked points, giving the bag a defined shape and spacious interior. The process also includes alternating solid and window rounds, showcasing an interesting stitch pattern. Attaching the cotton rope as handles for the bag comes next. The ropes are threaded through the chain spaces at the top corners of the bag and tied in a secure knot, offering a sturdy grip.
Zigzag Summer Beach Bag
Uses: Whether you’re heading to a sandy beach, going to an outdoor market or planning a leisurely picnic, the Zigzag Summer Beach Bag is the perfect companion. It has adequate space to carry essentials like a beach towel, snacks, or fresh produce from the farmers’ market.
6mm Crochet Hook
The process of making the Zigzag Summer Beach Bag starts with mastering the art of the chevron crochet stitch. The creation of this bag utilizes these crochet techniques in rounds, forming a unique zigzag or chevron pattern. This stitch adds to the bag’s character, making it look more intricate and visually appealing. The design employs a blend of two colors, alternating them rhythmically throughout the rounds to create a striking pattern. The bag also features sturdy handles for easy carrying, formed from a chain stitch.
Flame Stitch Bag
Uses: This bag is a beautiful burst of colors, manifesting an array of Red Heart Super Saver shades that are certain to attention. The Flame Stitch Bag is also perfect for keeping your essentials organized, whether shopping, visiting friends, or having a day in the park.
Red Heart Super Saver yarn
A Crochet Hook
At the heart of its construction is the flame stitch pattern that employs a playful chevron design, adding depth and texture to the bag. The stitchwork is meticulously executed to ensure every detail stands out, giving the bag its rich looks. Adding personality to the bag are playful pompoms and tassels that serve as charming little details.
Chevron Wristlet Clutch Bag
Uses: Whether you’re off to a weekend brunch, a shopping spree, or a casual hangout, this wristlet clutch bag keeps all your essentials close at hand with ease and elegance.
DK-weight cotton yarn
4mm Crochet Hook
Start with a chain of 74 stitches! The first row starts with a single crochet into the 2nd chain from the hook, followed by 3 more single crochets, and then skipping 3 stitches. This single crocheted and skipped stitches rhythm creates the characteristic chevron, or zigzag, pattern. Repeat the pattern changing colors for rows 3 to 66 every two rows to create a vibrant, multi-color effect. After row 88, fold the work right sides facing each other, and whip stitch the chevron portion together. Lastly, turn the right side out, then attach a handle to the flap’s center. Create the handle for the clutch by chaining 31 stitches and performing a single crochet for 5 rows. Leave a long enough tail on each end to sew centered on the bag’s flap.