Vintage Camera Purse

PDF Crochet Pattern


This retro crochet purse looks just like a vintage camera!  It’s the perfect size for carrying the essentials, and can also be made as a zipper pouch or cosmetic bag.

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PDF Pattern Includes:
12 pages of instructions 
Over 90 instructional photos 
Printer-Friendly Version without photos


Skill Level: Advanced Beginner


Finished Size: 7 ½” (19 cm) wide; 5 ¼” (13.3 cm) high

You Will Need:

  • About 80 yards / 74 meters of #4 Worsted Weight Yarn in Mint 
  • About 45 yards / 42 meters of #4 Worsted Weight Yarn in White 
  • About 20 yards / 19 meters of #4 Worsted Weight Yarn in Black
  • About 45-65 yards / 42-60 meters of #4 Worsted Weight Yarn in Brown
  • US Size G / 4 mm Crochet Hook 
  • One White Zipper, of which the zipper coil (teeth) is 8” long 
  • Split Ring or Locking Stitch Marker (safety pin will also work)
  • Hand Sewing Needle 
  • White Sewing Thread 
  • Sewing Pins (optional)
  • Scissors
  • Measuring Tape
  • Yarn Needle or Blunt Tapestry Needle

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