Easy Crochet Coin Purse Pattern (Free)

Easy Crochet Coin Purse Pattern (Free)

How about a Snowglobe-inspired simple crochet coin purse pattern? This mini purse has a unique shape, the right size to fit small items like credit cards, coins, and chocolates simultaneously! This adorable coin purse is a quick project and would make great gifts for special little girls this season. 

An easy pattern, available as a free crochet pattern; scroll down for the instructions or Pin this post for later. 

Supplies needed for this cute crochet coin purse pattern

 Yarn weight Any Worsted weight yarn can be substituted for this great project. I used Stylecraft Aran, (#4, 100% Acrylic, 196 m per 3.5 oz/100g Ball)

A cotton yarn or Acrylic yarn or blend will work for this cute coin purse project. 

Estimated yardage

Green – 30

Red- 10 yards

Hook and other materials 

  • 4 mm Crochet Hook.
  • Yarn needle.
  • Zipper 6 – 8”
  • Stitch Marker


11 stitches, 15 rows to 10 cm/4″ before blocking.

Adjust hook size if necessary, to obtain gauge.

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Coin Purse Crochet Pattern Notes

  1. Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
  2. Any #4 weight yarn can be substituted for the hat and tie.

Skill Level – Easy

Terms – US Terminology

Stitch Abbreviations

Chain(s) – ch(s)

Stitch(es) – st(s)

Single Crochet – sc

Half Double Crochet – hdc

Double Crochet – dc

Repeat – Rep

Crossed Half Double Crochet – xhdc

Special stitches

Hdc 3rd loop

magic circle/magic Ring

Crossed half double crochet (xhdc) – *skip next st, hdc in next st, crocheting over the hdc just made, work hdc into the skipped st, rep from * to the end.

Construction Notes

This cute little coin purse is made in 2 sections

Section 1 starts from the center and goes in rounds. You need two pieces.

Section 2 is made in rows with a handle made in rows. The panels are then joined together using a zipper. 

Finished measurements

This is a little crochet coin purse that measures about 3.5” by 5”

Ready to make your beautiful crochet coin purse? So, no loose coin(s) again. It’s time to have the little coins in one place. 

The Snowglobe coin purse is featured alongside other quick Christmas projects. Get the bundle here.

But the whole patterns right now!
Fun Christmas Crochet Ideas

Free crochet purse pattern

Section 1: Make 2

Round 1:  With Color A, In a magic ring, ch 2 (does not count as a stitch), 12 hdc in magic ring, join with a slip stitch to the top of the first stitch of the round 12 hdc

  • Crochet into the 3rd loop from here on.
  • Continue in a spiral; there is no need to join at the end of the round.
  • Place a stitch marker at the end of the round and move it after each round. 

Round 2: 2 hdc in each around. 24 hdc

Round 3: *hdc in next, 2 hdc in next, repeat from * around. 36 hdc

Round 4: *xhdc around, join. 18 xhdc

Round 5: *hdc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next, repeat from * around. 48 hdc

Round 6: *xhdc around. 24 xhdc

Slip stitch into the next 2 sts to close up the gap.

Fasten off Color A, Join color B

Round 7: Ch 1, in 3rd loop, sc in each st around. 48 sc

In both loops

Round 8: Ch 1, sc in each st around. 48 sc

Fasten off

Section 2: Handle

Join Color C with a sl st to any of the sts in round 6

Row 1: Ch 1, sc in next 12 sts, leave the remaining sts unworked, turn. 12 sc

Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 10 sts, 2 sc in last st, turn. 14 sc

Rows 3 – 8: Ch 1, sc in next 14 sts, turn. 14 sc

Fasten off


Join color C with a sl st to the first st on row 1, sc in each st/edge, and across the other 3 sides.

Fasten off.

Sew in all ends.

Sewing the Zippers to your Coin purse 

Step 1: Measure the globe’s circumference and get a similar length of zipper or one that is a few inches smaller.

Step 2: Pick up your zippers to the panel, one at a time. 

Step 3: Repeat on the other side and sew the zipper to the second panel. 

Step 4: Sew up the remaining part not covered by the zipper.

I would love to see your crocheted coin purse version from this pattern. 

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