Crochet Lay Flat Make-Up Bag

Flat Crochet Makeup Bag

The crochet lay flat make-up bag or a drawstring flat bag is an easy crochet pattern that was created to help keep your make-up and other small items pulled together.  The beauty of this bag is it was designed to lay flat which will allow you to see all your items at once.

This shallow crochet drawstring bag will help maximize your makeup storage. The crochet drawstring bag mimics the Lay-n- Go makeup bag and is an easy way to access make-up, small toys such as Lego or other items. I love that this pattern gives you the flexibility to design the perfect size bag for your needs.

Below are some steps, in my beginning crochet series, to help you get started with this project:

How to make a magic circle, a chain, a half double crochet stitch and how to make a double crochet stitch.

MATERIAL NEEDED for Crochet Lay Flat MakeUp Bag

• Yarn Suggestion- 2 Skeins of Red Heart Super Bulky Yarn or 5 Bulk Yarn
• Hook Size – 6mm crochet hook
Scissors
Measuring Tape

Legend:

CH- Chain Stitch
SC- Single Crochet
DC-Double Crochet
SL ST – Slip Stitch

Crochet Flat Make-Up bag
crochet lay flat makeup bag

 

 

 

 

Written Instructions-Crochet Lay Flat MakeUp Bag:

Round 1.
Using the Red Heart Super Bulky Yarn, make a magic circle. Place 8 DC stitches into the circle SL ST 8th stitch to the first stitch (creating a circle)
Round 2.
Ch 3 Place 16 DC Stitches (2 DC stitches in each stitch around)

Magic Circle for Crochet Bag
Magic Circle for Crochet Bag

 

 

 

 

Round 3.
Ch3 Place 32 DC Stitches (2DC stitches into each stitch around
Round 4 (increase round).
Ch3 complete 2 DC Stitches and then 1 DC Stitch, 2 DC Stitches 1 DC etc. into each stitch around (total of 48 stitches)

 

Lay Flat Make-Up Bag
Lay Flat Make-Up Bag

 

 

 

 

 

Round 5 (increase round).
Ch3 complete 2 DC Stitches and then 1 DC Stitch, 1 DC Stitch, 2 DC Stitches 1 DC, 1 DC Stitch etc. into each stitch around.
Round 6 (increase round).
Ch3 2 DC Stitches and then 1 DC Stitch, 1 DC, 1 DC, 2 DC Stitches 1 DC, 1 DC, 1 DC etc. into each stitch around.
Round 7 and Round 8 (Repeat)
Ch3 1 DC Stitches in each stitch around
Round 9
Ch3 1 DC Stitches, CH 1 skip a stitch then 1 DC Stitch repeat
Round 10
Ch3 SC stitch around the pouch to create a boarder DC Stitches and then 1 DC Stitch, 2 DC Stitches 1 DC etc. into each stitch around (total of 48 stitches)

Crochet Lay Flat Makeup Bag
Crochet Lay Flat MakeUp Bag

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drawstring Cord- Create a cord approx. 37in weave through top of bag

Tips:
This project can be customized to make a smaller or larger bag. Just complete less increased rows, for a smaller bag andmore increased rounds, for a larger bag.

I placed a round of slip stitches around the top of the bag to make the bag look more finished. This is an optional step.

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