Swirly Free Mosaic Crochet Bag Pattern

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This is a free swirly mosaic crochet bag pattern made with multiple different crochet stitch techniques. This is a great beginner pattern to learn how to mosaic crochet, thermal crochet, linked crochet, knit look crochet, and C2C.

Although this bag is called the Swirly Mosaic Crochet Bag, it sure features more than just Mosaic Crochet. It features multiple different crochet techniques. In fact, this pattern used to be part of the Multi-Stitch Mystery Crochet Along. So this pattern includes 5 different stitch techniques which are mosaic crochet, thermal crochet, linked crochet, C2C, and knit-look crochet. Each stitch technique has its own special features.

Thermal Crochet, Knit-Look Crochet, and Linked Crochet create a thick fabric to prevent anything from poking through. C2C is mostly for picture creation but I used it as a fun pocket in this pattern. And finally, Mosaic Crochet creates fun pictures without needing to change colors within a row. So if you are ready to learn multiple stitches at once, then you will with this fun bag pattern

This Mosaic Crochet Bag is a great beginner crochet pattern to learn many amazing techniques. The pattern includes a few video tutorials and it’s broken up into many pieces as it used to be part of a mystery crochet along.

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Swirly Free Mosaic Crochet Bag Pattern

Mosaic Crochet Patterns

Well, this Mosaic Crochet Swirly Bag Pattern is certainly not my mosaic crochet pattern! I have written 40 other mosaic crochet patterns along with 8 tutorials and 11 videos!

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If you like Mosaic crochet patterns, you might like these also:

  1. Mosaic Crochet Washcloth
  2. Mosaic Crochet Pincushion
  3. Mosaic Crochet Pillow
  4. Mosaic Crochet Fingerless Gloves

So, let me now give you the supplies you need in order to crochet this cute pattern.

How to Crochet the Mosaic Crochet Bag Pattern

Materials you will need


Only measured from one side – thermal stitch:

4 sts x 3 rows = 1 square inch


9 x 9.5 inches

Stitches used in the pattern

Learn all the basic crochet stitches HERE

  • st/sts = stitch/stitches
  • ch = chain
  • sc = single crochet
  • sk = skip
  • dc = double crochet
  • ldc = linked double crochet
  • tsc = thermal single crochet stitch
  • mdc = mosaic double crochet
  • blo = back loop only
  • flo = front loop only
  • 3rd loop behind the V
  • mdc = mosaic double crochet (place around front loop 2 rows down – same color yarn)
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • ATC= alternative turning chain
  • wst = waistcoat stitch

Free Written Pattern for the Mosaic Crochet Bag

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Pattern Notes

This pattern used to be part of a Mystery Crochet Along so it’s broken up in that way and includes several videos to finish each section of the pattern.

Mosaic Crochet Bag Bottom

Video Tutorial of the Bag Bottom

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Thermal Crochet Stitch Technique Section

Use Purple

Ch 31

R1: starting from the 2nd ch from the hook, 1 sc in the back bump of each ch, turn (30 sts)

R2-10: ch 1, 1 tsc in each st, turn

During the last row (R10) go through all 3 loops instead of 2 loops.

Since you’re working in a zig zag, count each side, it should have 5 rows each.

Learn more about the Thermal Single Crochet Stitch (tsc) here.

swirly mosaic crochet bag bottom

Mosaic Crochet Bag Body

Linked Crochet Stitch Technique Section

Crochet around the rectangle on 3 sides (one short, long (first row) and short side) 1 sc per st and 5 stitches evenly on the short sides.

You’ll end up with 70 stitches counting all stitches all 4 sides.

R1-4: ch 2 (doesn’t count as a stitch but you’ll use it to connect the first ldc stitch to), 1 ldc all around, sl st to the first st (70 sts)

Learn more about the Linked Double Crochet (ldc) here.

Don’t cut the yarn.

mosaic crochet bag bottom and linked crochet section

Let’s continue with the next section of the Mosaic Crochet Bag.

Video Tutorial for the Mosaic and Knit Look Section

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Mosaic Crochet Technique Section

All sc stitches (pixels without an X) are made in the blo. All mdc (pixels with an X) are made in the flo. mdc = mosaic double crochet

Column 11 is only shown for the colors. All odd rounds are in white yarn All even rounds are in purple yarn.

mosaic crochet graph for the bag pattern

Written Pattern of the Mosaic Crochet Graph:

Repeat each mentioned R pattern (e.g R1, R2, etc) 7 times to get to 70 sts per round.

R1: (sc) x 10

R2: (sc) x 10

R3: (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1

R4: (sc) x 10

R5: (sc) x 10

R6: (sc) x 9, (mdc) x 1

R7: (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 7, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1

R8: (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 5, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1

R9: (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 3, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1

R10: (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 3, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1

R11: (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 3, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1

R12: (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 5, (mdc) x 1

R13: (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 7

R14: (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 8

R15: (sc) x 10

R16: (sc) x 10

R17: (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1, (sc) x 1, (mdc) x 1

Continue below with just the purple yarn!

mosaic crochet section of the swirly mosaic crochet bag pattern

Knit Look Crochet – Waistcoat Stitch Technique Section

Keep your stitches loose. If your pattern expands, you can reduce in hook size OR dec 2 stitches on each short side.

Use the purple yarn

R1: 1 sc in blo all around, sl st

R2-7: 1 wst in each st, sl st

Don’t cut the purple yarn (you can cut your white yarn) in case you want to use the yarn to crochet the handles.

swirly mosaic crochet bag

Crochet Bag Handle

You can crochet your bag’s handles (maybe use one of the stitches you just learned) or like me use leather bag handles. If you use yarn to crochet the bag handle, I recommend purple yarn.

Crochet Bag Pocket

The video tutorial for the bag pocket is in this video. It also includes another pattern which is the mesh bag for yarn or bottles. You can find that pattern here.

Video Tutorial of the Bag Pocket

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Bag Pocket – C2C Crochet Stitch Section

Use the white yarn

Using dc stitches crochet a 5×5 pixel C2C piece.

Sew the pocket to the inside of the bag on 3 sides.

corner to corner (c2C) pocket graph
corner to corner c2c pocket for the mosaic crochet bag

Let’s see all of it together here:

Mosaic Crochet Swirl Bag Pattern

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