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19 Free Crochet Bag Patterns For Beginners

Learn how to make crochet bags for any occasion.

By: Nichole Pientka, Editor,
Free Crochet Bag Patterns For Beginners

If you are itching to buy a new bag, you can make it yourself with 19 Free Crochet Bag Patterns For Beginners. You'll want to take these crochet bags everywhere!

All of these delightful bags include free crochet patterns that show you how to make crochet bags. Whether you are looking for crochet bag patterns for beginners or you are an experienced crocheter, you can work up these easy projects in no time. If you try each crochet bag tutorial in this list, you will have a bag for every occasion you can imagine and maybe even more.

You can learn how to crochet little purses, tote bags, and even drawstring bags with this roundup. Your bag collection will expand so rapidly that you will have to pick and choose which crochet bag  to bring with to your next destination. Don't waste plastic and paper bags ever again. The environment and your wallet will thank you for reusing your adorable DIY tote bag for groceries and other items. Even kids will want a cute purse or bag of their own to carry their toys and games in, and you can make them some personalized bags with these crochet instructions.

PLUS! Check out the Blogger of the Week, Jessica Underwood from Stitching Together, whose Cities Circle Crochet Bag is featured in this collection!

DIY Tote Bags

You can carry just about anything in these tote bags, and all you have to do is pick one of these free crochet bag patterns for beginners and get to work! Whether you have a bunch of beach supplies to carry or you need an easy way to transport your craft materials, one of these tote bags will do the trick. Busy moms, working professionals, and artists all need to haul around their lives, so what better way than in a tote that you made yourself?

  • Mega Bulky Crochet Tote Bag Pattern

    Using super bulky yarn, this crochet tote bag is perfect for those of us who carry a lot of things in their purse. It's so practical and fashionable that you could bring it to any event!

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  • Leather and Crochet Tote

    Crochet and leather? This combination might seem a little weird, but we promise that you'll love this tote bag! With the purse's dip-dyed pattern and its leather straps, this crochet pattern is sturdy and trendy.

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  • Beginner Tote Bag

    When you're a crochet beginner, stitching up a bag sounds daunting. However, you don't need to worry! With this beginner's tote bag pattern, you'll be able to easily work up a bag that's cute and roomy. 

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  • Simple Crochet Tote

    Finding a stylish yet spacious bag can be tricky, especially if you're looking for a purse at the store. With this Simple Crochet Tote, you'll have the best of both worlds! This tote bag pattern is simple enough for you to work up in an evening, and it's so cute.

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  • Desert Sunset Tote Bag

    Whether you're heading to the store or you're spending a day at the beach, this crochet tote bag is perfect for any occasion. It's beautiful and lively colors will stand out from the crowd, and you'll be so proud when everyone compliments your new tote bag.

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  • Crochet Tote Bag

    Looking for a sturdy bag that'll last you a lifetime? This Crochet Tote Bag tutorial uses worsted-weight yarn to create a lovely bag pattern that's strong, durable, and large. After stitching up this crochet bag, you'll carry it around everywhere!

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  • Cities Circle Crochet Bag

    You've been seeing these trendy circle bags everywhere and now you can make your own with this easy crochet bag pattern. Best of all, this project works up quickly and only takes one skein of yarn.

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Crochet Purse Patterns

Show off your unique style with these crochet purse patterns that will have your friends asking where you bought them. You can be quirky, vibrant, simply pretty, or exotic with any of these beginner crochet projects. Grab some yarn and get crocheting!

  • Perfectly Pretty Crochet Purse Pattern

    Sometimes, we don't need to carry around a large bag for our purse essentials. If you prefers to travel with only the bare essentials, check out this crochet purse! This pattern is so simple and lightweight that you'll immediately fall in love. 

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  • Jane Austen Book Club Tote

    Calling all of our Jane Austen fans! Crochet this beautiful tote bag to carry around your favorite Jane Austen books. This bag pattern is so lovely and sturdy that even your books will be thanking you!

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  • Crochet Envelope Purse

    Use this envelope purse free crochet pattern to create a fun and vibrant pattern adorned with a crochet flower. This purse pattern is perfect for all our crochet beginners who enjoy stitching up simple projects, and our expert crocheters will love it too.

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  • Beautiful Crochet Zipper Pouch

    Searching for the perfect purse that's not too small or too big? This zipper pouch pattern is beautifully intricate, and it'll easily carry all of your essentials. This crochet pattern may be a little harder than our other patterns, but we promise it's worth it!

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Crochet Bag Patterns

Bags are so multifunctional and these crochet bag tutorials will have you staggering at the possibilities. You can find out how to make a drawstring bag for your personal use or even as a kid's backpack. These easy crochet patterns can help you be eco-friendly by making a plastic bag dispenser. Choose one of these free crochet bag patterns for beginners.

  • Pink Striped Bag

    Think pink! If you're looking for a fun and brightly colored crochet bag, then you'll love this pattern. With this accessory, your outfits will look a little brighter and fashionable!

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  • Bring Home the Baguette Tote

    Add a French touch to your wardrobe with this crochet bag pattern. Using super bulky yarn, this bag is practical and sturdy. On your next trip to the grocery store, carry this crochet bag with you, or you can use it as an accessory for your day-to-day outfits.

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  • Think Green Bag

    It's important to include environmentally-friendly habits into our lifestyle. Instead of using plastic bags for your next grocery run, stitch up this crochet pattern. You can reuse this bag as many times as you'd like without harming the environment. 

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  • Manhattan Farmers Market Tote

    Made out of two skeins of yarn, this Manhattan Farmers Marker Tote is a lightweight yet sturdy bag that you can take on your grocery runs. You can carry so many things in this crochet tote bag that you'll want to use it for everything!

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  • Striped Crochet Market Bag

    Stop using plastic bags! Market bags are a great way to reduce our daily waste. So, work up this crochet bag pattern and carry it with you on your errands. This market bag can carry so many vegetables, fruits, and other groceries that you'll use this bag all the time.

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  • Beginner Crochet Beach or Market Bag

    If you're looking for an easy and fashionable bag pattern, check out this Beginner Crochet Bag or Market Bag pattern! This bag pattern is super quick to work up, and it uses a beautiful Suzette stitch.

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  • Crochet Beach Tote Bag Pattern

    Are you planning on spending your summer at the beach? With its lively colors and its simple design, this tote bag pattern is perfect for those summer beach days. You'll easily be able to carry all of your beach essentials without feeling tired!

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  • Grab & Go Crochet Bag

    Crochet your way to one of the most convenient free crochet bag patterns out there. This sassy and striped free crochet bag pattern is hooked up in two different colors of worsted weight yarn, making it sturdy and stylish at the same time.

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