Rainbow Cord Bag

Go mega chunky with our rainbow cord bag by Sara Huntington.

Crochet rainbow bag pattern

This beautiful rainbow bag uses a fun technique where you crochet over thick cord, making your bag super-strong – perfect for those big shopping trips!


You can find the pattern in issue 75, or alternatively you can download the pattern from Ravelry here!

Simply Crochet issue 75 is available as a digital edition, for Apple phones and tablets, Android phones and tablets, the Barnes & Noble Nook, and to read through Zinio as PDFs. Click here to find the right version for you.

If you’re finding getting started a little tricky – then don’t worry! Here are some helpful images to get you started!

Step 1 Clip the first 14cm of your yarn over the end of your rope


Step 2 Work dc sts over the rope and the end of the yarn at the same time


Step 3 Turn back to work into the first 20 sts, inserting the hook into the top of the previous dc sts.