YSL Raffia Bag Crochet Guide.Crafting Your Own Luxurious Bag!

ysl crochet bag in raffia

ysl raffia bag front view

Welcome to this crochet blog, where we are about to embark on a creative journey inspired by the famous YSL raffia bag. If you are anything like me, than you would love this project. Get ready to dive into the world of summer style as this pattern will guide you through crafting your very own raffia masterpiece, complete with leather accents. With step-by-step instructions you’ll soon be styling around your outfits with a chic accessory that’s uniquely yours. Let’s hook our way to YSL-inspired raffia summer bag!

1- Materials, tips and video tutorial you will need before starting crocheting this bag.

GOOD TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING TO CROCHET THIS YSL RAFFIA BAG:

● ByStellaM cannot accept responsibility for the finished item if any yarn other than the recommended yarn is used.
● Yarn quantities are based on average requirements and are therefore approximate.

● Color reproduction is as close as color accuracy on screens.
● Instructions are written using US terminology

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO CROCHET THE RAFFIA BAG:

● 230 gr of beige paper raffia yarn.

● 3 mm hook

Markers

CROCHET ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE PATTERN:

ch(s)                    chain(s)

st(s)                     stitch(es)

sk                         skip

sl st                      slip stitch

HDC                    half double crochet

SC                        single crochet

VIDEO TUTORIAL YOU WILL NEED FOR THE YSL RAFFIA BAG:

For optimal success, I highly recommend first immersing yourself in the comprehensive step-by-step crochet video tutorial, where every intricate detail of crocheting the YSL raffia bag comes to life; then, check out further the accompanying stitch-specific tutorial, which will allow you to master the techniques essential for bringing this chic accessory to life with confidence and finesse.

 

2- Written pattern of the YSL raffia bag:

Bottom pattern.

Initially pick up the beige yarn and start by making a magic ring.

1st Round:

Once you have the loop of the magic ring crochet 8 SC st(s). Place a marker at the first sc st. Than pull the end of the yarn tight. The bottom of this raffia bag is worked in spiral. In total [8 SC st(s)]

2nd Round:

In this round we start increasing for each section. 1 section starts from 1 st at the 1st round. Since this bag started with 8 st (s) at the 1st round than we have 8 sections. Start by crocheting 2 SC st(s) in the 1st st. Repeat the pattern 7 more times for the next 7 st(s). 2 SC st(s) increase * 8 times. In total [16 SC st(s)]

3rd Round:

Initially crochet 2 SC st(s) in the 1st st and 1 SC st on the 2nd st, than repeat the pattern 7 more times for the next 7 sections. (2 SC st(s) increase, 1 SC) * 8 times. In total [24 SC st(s)]

4th Round:

First crochet 2 SC st(s) in the 1st st and 1 SC st on the next 2 st(s), than repeat the pattern 7 more times for the next 7 sections. [2 SC st(s) increase, 2 SC st(s)] * 8 times. In total [32 SC st(s)]

5th Round:

Initially crochet 2 SC st(s) in the 1st st and 1 SC st on the next 3 st(s), than repeat the pattern 7 more times for the next 7 sections. [2 SC st(s) increase, 3 SC st(s)] * 8 times. In total [40 SC st(s)]

6th Round:

First crochet 2 SC st(s) in the 1st st and 1 SC st on the next 4 st(s), than repeat the pattern 7 more times for the next 7 sections. [2 SC st(s) increase, 4 SC st(s)] * 8 times. In total [48 SC st(s)]

7th Round:

Initially crochet 2 SC st(s) in the 1st st and 1 SC st on the next 5 st(s), than repeat the pattern 7 more times for the next 7 sections. [2 SC st(s) increase, 5 SC st(s)] * 8 times. In total [56 SC st(s)]

8th Round:

After all the increases for 7 rounds, in this round we do not increase anymore. Crochet 1 SC on each st. In total [ 56 SC st(s)]

9th Round:

Firstly crochet 2 SC st(s) in the 1st st and 1 SC st on the next 6 st(s), than repeat the pattern 7 more times for the next 7 sections. [2 SC st(s) increase, 6 SC st(s)] * 8 times. In total [64 SC st(s)]

10th Round:

After all the increases for the 9th round, in this round we do not increase. Crochet 1 SC on each st. In total [ 64 SC st(s)]

11th Round:

Initially crochet 1 SC st on the next 7 st(s)  and than 2 SC st(s) in the 8th st. Repeat the pattern 7 more times for the next 7 sections. [7 SC st(s), 2 SC st(s) increase, ] * 8 times. In total [72 SC st(s)]

12th Round:

After all the increases for the 11th round, in this round we do not increase. Crochet 1 SC on each st. In total [ 72 SC st(s)]

13th Round:

Firstly crochet 2 SC st(s) in the 1st st and 1 SC st on the next 8 st(s), than repeat the pattern 7 more times for the next 7 sections. [2 SC st(s) increase, 8 SC st(s)] * 8 times. In total [80 SC st(s)]

14th Round:

Initially crochet 1 SC st on the next 9 st(s)  and than 2 SC st(s) in the 10th st. After that repeat the pattern 7 more times for the next 7 sections. [9SC st(s), 2 SC st(s) increase, ] * 8 times with a total [88 SC st(s)]

15th Round:

Firstly crochet 2 SC st(s) in the 1st st and 1 SC st on the next 10 st(s), than repeat the pattern 7 more times for the next 7 sections. [2 SC st(s) increase, 10 SC st(s)] * 8 times. In total [96 SC st(s)]

16th Round:

Initially crochet 1 SC st on the next 11 st(s)  and than 2 SC st(s) in the 12th st. After that repeat the pattern 7 more times for the next 7 sections. [11SC st(s), 2 SC st(s) increase, ] * 8 times with a total [104 SC st(s)]

17th Round:

Firstly crochet 2 SC st(s) in the 1st st and 1 SC st on the next 12 st(s), than repeat the pattern 7 more times for the next 7 sections. [2 SC st(s) increase, 12 SC st(s)] * 8 times. In total [112 SC st(s)]

18th Round:

Initially crochet 1 SC st on the next 13 st(s)  and than 2 SC st(s) in the 14th st. After that repeat the pattern 7 more times for the next 7 sections. [13SC st(s), 2 SC st(s) increase, ] * 8 times with a total [120 SC st(s)]

19th Round:

Firstly crochet 2 SC st(s) in the 1st st and 1 SC st on the next 14 st(s), than repeat the pattern 7 more times for the next 7 sections. [2 SC st(s) increase, 14 SC st(s)] * 8 times. In total [128 SC st(s)]

20th Round:

Initially crochet 1 SC st on the next 15 st(s)  and than 2 SC st(s) in the 16th st. After that repeat the pattern 7 more times for the next 7 sections. [15SC st(s), 2 SC st(s) increase, ] * 8 times with a total [136 SC st(s)]

round crochet base bag

Side pattern.

1st Round:

Accordingly start by crocheting 136 HDC st(s) with a total [136 HDC st(s)]

2nd – 4th Round:

Following by 1 HDC st, 67 lace st(s) (see the video tutorial of the lace st), 1 HDC st on the 2nd-4th round with a total [1HDC,67 lace st(s),1HDC]

5th – 7th Round:

Than continue by crocheting 136 HDC st(s) for these 3 rounds with a total [136 HDC st(s)]

8th Round:

Afterwards crochet 136 SC st(s) with a total [136 SC st(s)]

9th – 10th Round:

Following by crocheting 1 HDC st, 67 lace st(s) (see the video tutorial of the lace st), 1 HDC st in the next 2 rounds with a total [1HDC,67 lace st(s),1HDC]

11th – 13th Round:

Afterwards crochet 136 HDC st(s) for 3 more rounds with a total [136 HDC st(s)]

14th Round:

Furthermore continue crocheting 136 SC st(s) with a total [136 SC st(s)]

15th – 18th Round:

Than keep crocheting 1 HDC st, 67 lace st(s) (see the video tutorial of the lace st), 1 HDC st for 4 more rounds with a total [1HDC,67 lace st(s),1HDC]

19th – 21st Round:

Following by 136 HDC st(s) for 3 rounds with a total [136 HDC st(s)]

22nd Round:

Afterwards keep crocheting 136 SC st(s) with a total [136 SC st(s)]

23rd – 24th Round:

Furthermore crochet 1 HDC st, 67 lace st(s) (see the video tutorial of the lace st), 1 HDC st for 2 more rounds with a total [1HDC,67 lace st(s),1HDC]

25th Round:

Lastly crochet 136 SC st(s) with a total [136 SC st(s)]

crochet raffia bag side pattern

Leather accessories.

Lastly start cutting your leather accessories based on the sizes below or easily get ready made accessories from your chosen supplier.

Leather accessories sizes

raffia bag leather accessories

Sew the accessories on your ysl raffia bag.

Before starting sewing or gluing the accessories firstly place them as shown in the picture. Afterwards sew them or glue them accordingly.

leather accessories for a raffia bag

 

Congratulations on completing your YSL raffia bag! Now, rock your stylish creation with confidence. Keep exploring new crochet projects and unleash your creativity. Happy crafting!

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