Mochila bag Canal Houses Holland - crochet pattern

Mochila bags seem to be the hot new trend. You can make your own Mochila inspired bag, with this easy to follow Mochila pattern tutorial. The bag has 4 different Amsterdam canal houses on it; front and back are the same so you have a total of 8 houses). You have to crochet this bag with the 'yarn under' technique and back loops only and with multiple (2) colors at the same time. This is all explained in the pattern. It's a totally written pattern, but I have added diagrams for the houses.

This mochila inspired bag will be 33 cm/13 inch high and the diameter is approx. 18.5 cm/ 7.3 inch. The strap is 4,5 cm/1.78 inch wide and 125 cm/ 49 inch long.

There are pictures of the 'yarn under technique' and diagrams of the patterns available in the pattern. Also is explained with pictures how to make the tassels.

I’ve made this pattern with yarn for hook C2 /11 or 12 (= 4 ply) and hook C2/12 (=2.5 mm hook). You need: 100 grams white cotton yarn (=250 meters/273 yds) and 250 grams black cotton yarn (= 625 meters/ 684 yds). I’ve used Scheepjeswol Larra.


  • Illustrated Crochet Pattern (in American and English crochet terms)
  • Metric Measurement ((meters) and US Measurement (yards/inches)
  • Size 13 inch high (33 cm) and 7.3 inch diameter (18.5 cm)
  • Suitable for intermediate crocheters

Materials you need at home:

  • 100 grams white cotton yarn (=250 meters/273 yds)
  • 250 grams black cotton yarn (=625 meters/684 yds)
  • hook C2 or 12 (=2.5 mm)
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