Crochet Bags – Free Patterns

Bags are the perfect accessory for every woman. Whether you`re only planning a trip to the market or a lovely vacation by the seaside, these Crochet Bags will carry it all. Great size to put in your essentials or maybe you just want to store your yarns inside. They have lovely designs where each row is a different color. That makes them cheerful and so much fun to make too. If you`re a beginner, it will be a good project to practice your stitches, but for experience crocheters, there are always ways to test your creativity. You can decorate your bags with crochet flowers and funny buttons, as well as sew in a lining. So don`t wait too long, grab your hooks. Check out these free patterns under the links below and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook Fanpage and Pinterest for more creative ideas!

If you prefer knitting, take a look at our recommendations for Easy Knitted Grocery Bags and explore the Summer Cardigans collection for more inspiration!

Circular Crochet Bags with Free Patterns

They were popular throughout the decades and are still coming back in refreshed, modern versions. Making one of these circular bags is a great way to create classic and versatile addition to your closet. Small or big, made with twine, velvet, or cotton, these bags will accompany you on your everyday adventures.

Capri Circle Bag 

Trips to farmers’ markets will never be the same because of this beautiful bag! You can easily fit everything you need inside. We know you probably like to carry a lot! Don’t we all? No worries though! Alexandra Tavel has got us covered.

Level: beginner Author: Alexandra Tavel

The original pattern and the photos are on Two of Wands. More info on Ravelry.

River Ripples Bag 

This bag has a vintage vibe to it! Are you a fan of accessories inspired by the classic? Surely, they are always so charming! Working on this pattern by Periwinkle Crochet will be so fun. Make bags in many different colors!

Level: upper beginner Author: Periwinkle Crochet

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry

Sun City Bag 

Classic and natural – this bag will look perfect when paired with a summer dress and sandals. You can certainly wear it in all four seasons though! We are already imagining it mixed into our autumn outfits. Life Is Cozy rocks!

Level: beginner Author: Life Is Cozy

The original pattern and the photos are on Life is Cozy. More info on Ravelry.

Street Fair Boho Purse 

Boho vibes are very on-trend no matter the season, so don’t be afraid of the fringe and make yourself this cute bag for summer festivals and autumn walks in the park. Jess Coppom is well known to all of us thanks to her awesome fashion taste!

Level: upper beginner Author: Jess Coppom

The original pattern and the photos are on Make and Do Crew. More info on Ravelry.

Velvet Tote Bag 

Velvet bag? Why not! Using thick yarn definitely makes it more sturdy and chic! The bag works up really fast, so you can make one even if you are super busy! Ashleigh Kiser went for a very unique shade, didn’t she? Follow in her footsteps!

Level: beginner Author: Ashleigh Kiser

The original pattern and the photos are on Sewrella. More info on Ravelry.


Colorful Crochet Bags with Free Patterns

Sunny Days Beach Bag 

Take this colorful bag with you on holiday and it will certainly hold all your essentials. You can sew in a lining and add leather handles too. Annaboo’s House will explain everything to you! It is not as difficult as you think!

Level: upper beginner Author: Annaboo’s House

The original pattern and the photos are on Black Sheep Wools. More info on Ravelry.

Tote Bag 

Colorful stripes and flower decorations make the bag really cheerful and eye-catching. It has a big round bottom as well as shell stitch edging and it will be perfect for storing your yarn or for holiday essentials. Lucy of Attic24 rocks!

Level: beginner  Author: Lucy of Attic24

The original pattern and the photos are on Attic24. More info on Ravelry.

Chevron Market Bag 

What a fashionable, wavy wonder! Lorene Haythorn Eppolite has great taste, undoubtedly. This is a cheerful, bright bag that you can make in two sizes. Certainly great for trips to the market or as a beach bag. Perfect for all year round!

Level: beginner Author: Lorene Haythorn Eppolite – Cre8tion Crochet

The original pattern and the photos are on Cre8tion Crochet. More info on Ravelry.

If you need more inspiration, take a look at Crochet Beach Bag Ideas.

Shell Stitch Bags with Free Crochet Patterns

Totes, over the shoulder, or even simple market bags – we want them all. You can make a simple shell stitch even if you are a beginner. It gives your project a beautiful texture and if you play with colors well, the design will stand out. So choose your favorite pattern, test your creativity, and get going.

Scale and Shell Bag 

This gorgeous bag pattern uses both shell and crocodile stitches. Meladoras Creations has some wonderful skills, that’s for sure! Don`t be afraid to use bold colors with this one. You want everyone to admire your crafts, don’t you?

Level: intermediate Author: Meladoras Creations

The original pattern and the photos are on Meladoras Creations. More info on Ravelry

Sweet Pea Tote Bag 

What do we love this pattern by Cathy Phillips for? There is so much to rave about here! The simple shell stitch pattern looks very interesting if you use a multi-colored yarn. Are you going to go for pastels or neutrals?

Level: upper beginner Author: Cathy Phillips

The original pattern and the photos are on Cap’s Crochet. More info on Ravelry.

Shells & Shells Tote 

Thanks to creative color combinations, this tote by Heidi Nieling always looks super cute. Although small, it will fit the essentials you need for a walk to the beach or for a day in the shopping center. You will stop the crowds with this bag!

Level:  intermediate Author: Heidi Nieling

The original pattern and the photos are on Hello Speckless. More info on Ravelry

Meshy Shells Market Tote 

Dorianna Rivelli makes sure our essentials are safe! Tightly stitched bottom means none of your favorite products falls out when you’re busy shopping. Moreover, the meshy body still makes the design quite subtle! The best of both worlds, right?

Level:  intermediate Author: Dorianna Rivelli

The original pattern and the photos are on The Lavender Chair. More info on Ravelry

Vintage Market Tote 

Here is one more awesome pattern by Dorianna Rivelli! Bulky yarn will look well with this vintage design. Don`t forget to lighten it up by decorating it with a contrasting ribbon though! Let your creativity shine once again!

Level:  intermediate Author: Dorianna Rivelli

The original pattern and the photos are on The Lavender Chair. More info on Ravelry

Romantic Lacy Bags with Free Crochet Patterns

Let`s talk about romance and bags then, shall we? The two things most people simply can`t live without. These two things are joined with a crochet hook today! The patterns are all beginner-friendly, but each one has its own unique style. They look beautiful in white and pink with their lacy textures, as well as with flower and shell appliques. Whether you`re looking forward to your dreamy holidays or planning an evening out, there`s always time to bring some romance into your life. These bags can also become great last-minute gifts, as they work up pretty fast.

Isla Purse 

Oh, the power of boho charm! This genius design is simply ideal for this time of the year. Who doesn’t need a cool handmade accessory that will complete their spring and summer outfits? This one will do it in the finest style.

Level: beginner Author: Sarah Gross

The original pattern and the photos are on Clover. More info on Ravelry.

Go Green Lacy Shells Bag 

This eco-friendly bag is made with a loose shell stitch and has a dense bottom. It will certainly keep all your essentials safe all day long! It`s great for a quick trip to the market as well as for a carefree day at the beach.

Level: beginner Author: Kathy North

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry

Jude Bag 

Based on a classic granny square, this bag is definitely beginner-friendly and spectacular all at the same time. Elegant and so romantic too! You can add an interesting edging in contrasting colors to show off the lacy design even more.

Level: beginner Author: DROPS Design

The original pattern is on Garnstudio. More info on Ravelry. Info about this version and the photos are on Ravelry.

Summer Mini Shoulder Bag 

This small bag will be perfect for spring and summer. It will fit all your essentials and make you feel fabulous all day and all night. Add some details like tassels and beads for that boho style we all love this time of the year.

Level: beginner Author: Anabelia Handmade

The original pattern and the photos are on Anabelia Handmade. More info on Ravelry.

Romantic Granny Bag

Crochet some granny squares, add the lining and handles and you`ve got a perfect recipe for a vintage style bag. You can use any colors you like, but don`t go overboard, because you still have to decorate it with a flower or a bow!

Level: beginner  Author: Rita Reichmuth

The original pattern and the photos are on Mit Hand und Herz. More info on Ravelry.

Hummingbird Bag 

This lacy bag is easy to make, yet the design is still very intriguing. The bottom consists of petals that make a circular flower. The bag has long straps and a drawstring, therefore you do not need to worry about the safety of your precious belongings!

Level: beginner Author: Helena Molinsky

The original pattern and the photos are on Pysselofix. More info on Ravelry.

Garden Paths

Are you a fan of minimalism in fashion? This crochet bag is the definition of it but there is much more to it than just modern style. Laid-back character, girly boho charm, practicality…wow, it really ticks all the boxes! So precious, isn’t it?

Level: intermediate Author: DROPS design

The original pattern and the photos are on Garnstudio. More info on Ravelry.

Moonrise Boho Bag

The season of flowy dresses and festivals is surely somewhere on the horizon already. Remember to accessorize strategically! This crochet bag will be a practical and very stylish addition to your wardrobe. The circular design is based on two mandalas with a fringe and a closing panel. Use natural cotton yarn for this effect, or try something more structural, so that the bag is more sturdy. Maybe jute or twine? It will be much more like a basket. It’s a project for intermediate crocheters.

Level: intermediate AuthorJess Coppom

The original pattern and the photos are on Make and Do Crew. More info on Ravelry.

Retro Granny Bags with Free Crochet Patterns

Don’t you just love the look of classic granny square bags? Vintage vibes and bright designs will definitely bring a pop of color to any outfit. These bags are so versatile and practical that you will surely want one in your wardrobe. They will add that boho chic to your look when you hit the streets and definitely make you stand out from the crowd.

Mystery Medley Tote Bag

This tote bag by YARNutopia is so charming! We love the retro vibes and the deep colors so much. How about you? Would you use contrasting shades for this one to keep things bold and very eye-catching? Or maybe go for something delicate as well? Let us know what you decide!

Level: upper beginner Author: YARNutopia

The original pattern and the photos are on YARNutopia. More info on Ravelry.

Caldwell Market Bag 

What a charming bag for autumn! Are you already imagining all the trips to the local market you are going to take it on? We certainly are! Jessica Underwood is known for her tasteful patterns, undoubtedly. And she surprised us once again!

Level: beginner Author: Jessica Underwood

The original pattern and the photos are on Stitching Together. More info on Ravelry.

Granny Square Bag 

What a delicious mix of colors! This bag is a true classic that will be perfect for afternoons out or stash storage. You will definitely enjoy making this bag because it`s so easy and you can whip it up in no time! Zeens and Roger rock!

Level: beginner Author: Zeens and Roger

The original pattern and the photos are on Zeens and Roger. More info on Ravelry.

Summer Retro Tote Bag

Do you like a bit of retro charm in your outfits every now and then? Or maybe vintage is your go-to style? Either way, this pattern is going to make your crochet-loving heart beat faster! These lovely hexagons are surely worth keeping! You can use them for other projects as well.

Level: upper beginner Author: Jennifer Pionk

The original pattern and the photos are on A Crocheted Simplicity. More info on Ravelry.

Solid Granny Market Bag

If you are looking for a timeless bag, you have certainly come to the right place! This bag is made with simple squares, therefore it is a great choice for beginners. It has an interesting shape, it is sturdy enough to keep all your groceries, and it is very versatile. Use different colors to achieve totally different looks!

Level: upper beginner Author: Inga Joana Mertens

The original pattern is on Ravelry. Info about this version and the photos are on Ravelry.

Rainbow Sunburst Tote Bag

Who is in urgent need of a new tote bag for spring? We know you are there somewhere! This gorgeous accessory designed by Briana Hart will certainly become your go-to in the coming months. Take it grocery shopping or to the beach!

Level: upper beginner Author: Briana Hart

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry.

Crochet Shoppers and Market Bags with Free Patterns

If you are after practical and effortless projects, this collection of crochet patterns for Market Bags is just for you. They are reusable, durable, and ready to keep all your groceries safe. The net bags can easily fit in your purse or pocket but they are stylish enough to act as handbags too.

Handy Market Bags

Wave Market Bag

This trendy bag designed by the one and only Ashlea Konecny is a great example of the author’s stitching mastery. We dig this wave-based pattern so much! We have decided to share this gem with you to show you how pretty and versatile single-colored bags are. You can mix them with so many outfits! Crochet bags for summer rock!

Level: upper beginner Author: Ashlea Konecny

The original free pattern is on  Heart Hook Home. More info is on Ravelryhere.

Sea Shells by the Sea Shore Market Bag 

Oh, the power of a well-used puff stitch never stops amazing us! This is exactly why we have decided to show this pattern by Tonya Bush to you. The bag is so interesting because of puff stitches resembling shells and giving it a fantastic texture at the same time. It’s certainly great for shopping and relaxing days at the beach. The author of this version has an awesome taste for colors, right?

Level: upper beginner Author: Tonya Bush

The original pattern is on Underground Crafter. More info is on Ravelry. Info about this version and the photos are available on Ravelry.

Crochet in Public Bag 

We have seen a mix of pastel shades above, now let’s take a look at something a bit bolder, shall we? This is a great bag for an on-the-go project! This colorful gem will keep your hooks and yarns safe. You can easily make it bigger by adding a few more rows. So convenient right? We have chosen a pattern by Bethany Dearden as an example of a quick, beginner-friendly project because we know we can always rely on her skills and experience. The version you see below has surprised us with its fresh color mix.

Level: beginner Author: Bethany Dearden


The original pattern is on Whistle and Ivy. More info is on Ravelry. Info about this version and the photos are on Ravelry: top and bottom.

Fall Market Bags

Winter Diamonds Market Bag

I love this design for geometric shapes and contrasting colors. The warm shades are beautifully mixed to create a dream-come-true combination for fall. The bag is super solid, so it will save your trip to the market even if you really like shopping a lot!

Level: beginner Author: Jane Howorth

The original pattern and the photos are on Crochet. More info on Ravelry.

Awesome Market Bags and Totes

Sakura Market Bag 

Give your meshy bag a stylish touch with a textured flower motif. You can definitely use colorful scraps but the solid color looks gorgeous too. The author behind K.A.M.E. Crochet is the queen of floral motifs, evidently!

Level: upper beginner Author: K.A.M.E. Crochet by Krisztina Anna Matejcsok-Edomer

The original pattern and the photos are on Love Crochet. More info on Ravelry.

Lace & Popcorn Market Bag 

Crochet a fun and modern bag with a combination of lace and popcorn stitches. You can choose your favorite colors because it will look great in stripes, solid as well as ombre design.

Level: beginner Author: Erangi Udeshika

The original pattern and the photos are on Crochet for You. More info on Ravelry.

Bellissima Market Bag 

The beautiful lacy pattern is certainly elegant so this bag can easily replace your everyday purse. Attach thick straps for comfortable carrying of all your essentials.

Level: upper beginner Author: Maria Bittner

The original pattern and the photos are on Pattern Paradise. More info on Ravelry.

Wildrose Market Bag 

Pack away all your essentials for market or beach trips. Granny squares always look attractive therefore this bag will surely become your favorite project.

Level: beginner Author: Stephanie Jessica Lau

The original pattern and the photos are on All About Ami. More info on Ravelry.

Bag Marché 

An easy chevron bag will certainly add a pop of color to your outfit. Especially if you use stylish blue and contrasting pink detail. The awesome author behind Hook of Love is so creative and skilled! We are impressed!

Level: beginner Author: HookofLove

The original pattern and the photos are on Hook on Love. More info on Ravelry.

Simple Mesh Market Tote 

This mesh bag is definitely simple and quick to make. Although it`s a classic, the color combination makes it fresh and modern.

Level: beginner Author: Amy Ramnarine

The original pattern and the photos are on The Stitchin Mommy. More info on Ravelry.

Sturdy Market Tote 

Use double strands of bulky yarn to make a sturdy and solid fabric. It also means that the bag won`t stretch under the weight of your shopping.

Level: beginner Author: Delia Randall

The original pattern and the photos are on Delia Creates. More info on Ravelry.

Caribe Big Crocheted Bag 

The colorful stripy panel makes this bag fun and stylish. It`s big enough to hold your shopping or beach essentials. Simple also tassels add a boho touch.

Level: beginner Author: Jessica Reeves Potasz

The original pattern and the photos are on Mama in a Stitch. More info on Ravelry.

Color Block Boho Bag 

This simple bag will be all you need to hold your groceries or other essentials. Color blocking gives it a modern and stylish touch so it will definitely make a great everyday accessory.

Level: beginner Author: Stitch11

The original pattern and the photos are on Stitch11. More info on Ravelry.

Blooming Bottom Market Bag 

The bottom of the bag has a lovely flower motif. In combination with bright colors, this cheerful bag will surely become your market essential.

Level: intermediate Author: Sunset Knots

The original pattern and the photos are on Sunset Knots. More info on Ravelry.

Kaye Market Bag 

Beautiful hexagons are making this bag unique but so easy to crochet. It`s full of color and great texture so it will be perfect for summer as well as to brighten up gray winter days.

Level: upper beginner Author: Lion Brand® Yarn Company

The original pattern and the photos are on Lion Brand

Mercer Market Bag 

This great slouchy bag has a boho style twist. Neutral colors and beads as well as tassels make it a great minimalist design that will pair nicely with light summer outfits.

Level: upper beginner  Author: Sweet Softies

The original pattern and the photos are on Sweet Softies. More info on Ravelry.

Crochet Granny Net Market Bag 

This classic design is updated with stylish colors and leather handles. It will be a perfect accessory not only to take to the market but also when hitting the streets.

Level: beginner Author: Claudetta Crochet

The video tutorial is on Youtube

Tiny Star Produce Bag – Paid Pattern

Learn some new techniques with this paid pattern for a beautiful net bag. It has a star design on the bottom and uses cotton yarn so it doesn`t stretch so much and you can pop it into a washing machine when dirty.

Level: beginner Author: Mikaela Bates – Vivid Kreations

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry

Pineapple Crochet Market Bag 

This lacy bag uses an eye-catching pineapple design. It`s a perfect bag for shopping as well as for all your beach essentials.

Level: upper beginner Translated pattern: Ambrosia`s Creations

The original pattern and the photos are on Ambrosia’s Creations

She Sells Sea Shells Crochet Bag 

A beautiful shell stitch creates a dense fabric to ensure your belongings are safe. Great as an everyday bag as well as for holidays by the seaside.

Level: beginner  Author: Justyna Lorkowska

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry

Mary Market Tote Bag 

Another colorful bag that features hexagonal bottom and stripy colorwork. The V stitch provides a lovely texture and sturdy yarn also makes the bag durable.

Level: upper beginner Author: Divine Debris

The original pattern and the photos are on Divine Debris

Nonstop Chunky Net  – Paid Pattern

This paid pattern will let you make bags in 3 different sizes. A combination of chunky yarn and filet stitch creates a unique bag with thick handles. It`s a perfect bag to add to your summer look whether in the city or on the beach.

Level: intermediate  Author: Katharina Sokiran

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry

Puff Stitch Market Bag 

Show off your puff stitches with bright and stripy colorwork. This lovely market bag will be ideal not only for running errands but also to hold all your summer essentials.

Level: intermediate Author: Ideal Me

The original pattern and the photos are on Ideal Me

Flower Market Bag 

This stunning bag is easy to make and it looks so cheerful in bright colorful stripes. If you decorate it with crochet flowers it will definitely be a star of your market trips.

Level: beginner Author: DROPS Design

The original pattern and the photos are on Garnstudio

Vegetable Market Bag 

Cute carrot details make this bag really stand out. All you need now is to go shopping.

Level: intermediate Author: Lindsey Dale

The original pattern and the photos are on Winding Road Crochet. More info on Ravelry

Rainbow Pocket Market Bag 

Tamara Kelly is known to the whole crochet community for her amazing taste! A rainbow in a bag? Yes, please! And for your comfort, you can also choose between two different types of handles. So convenient, isn’t it?

Level: upper beginner Author: Tamara Kelly

The original pattern and the photos are on Moogly Blog. More info on Ravelry

Market Bag 

Are you going shopping anytime soon? Are you out of ideas for fun crochet projects? That’s such a great coincidence! Consider crocheting this stretchy bag in colorful yarn. Next time you shop it won`t seem like such a chore.

Level: beginner Author: Lily Sugar’n’Cream and Bernat Design Studio

The original pattern and the photos are on Yarnspirations. More info on Ravelry

Grocery Bag 

Grocery bags certainly don`t have to be boring. Add a little detail such as a crochet flower or a bow to personalize it.

Level: beginner Author: Haley Waxberg

The original pattern and the photos are on Knitomatic. More info on Ravelry

Crocheted Linen Grocery Tote 

This simple mesh bag is made with linen yarn that gives it both sturdiness and beauty.

Level: beginner Author: Purl Soho

The original pattern and the photos are on Purl Soho. More info on Ravelry

Blythe Bag 

Do the words class, fashion, simplicity, and minimalism make your heart beat faster in an instant? You are certainly not alone! We all love this crochet bag for its trendy, simple genius and subtle boho vibes. Are you already dreaming about taking it to the local market?

Level: upper beginner Author: Emily Marie Davies

The original pattern and the photos are on Hooked Hazel. More info on Ravelry.

French Market Bag 

This bag will be great for carrying your baguette, lemons, and loads of your Parisian chic. Use the neon cocktail of juicy colors if you want to make a fashion statement and stand out from the crowd or go for something neutral instead. So many possibilities here!

Level: upper beginner Author: Alexandra Tavel

The original pattern is on Two of Wands. More info and the photos on Ravelry: top and bottom.

Rustic Market Bag 

Rustic style is timeless, without a doubt. This classy bag has a lovely crochet mandala at the bottom for extra sturdiness. And extra chic, obviously. Do you like it better in deep pinkish violet or in cool pastel green?

Level: upper beginner Author: Camilla N. Skjoenhaug

The original pattern is on Hverdagsmagi. More info and the photos on Ravelry 1, 2 and 3.

Color Block Market Bag 

Color-block is always a good idea, both for clothing and accessories. It is so modern and simply cool! Who said that a market bag has to be plain and boring? Try these color-block ideas and make your own perfect handmade bag.

Level: beginner Author: Jenn Palmer

The original pattern is on Ravelry. Info about this version and the photos are on Ravelry.

Nautical Waves Tote

Maritime style never goes out of fashion! The brilliant author of this design got inspired by the ocean this time. If you want to crochet a handmade accessory that is both practical and pretty, this pattern will surely come in handy. It will keep your essentials safe!

Level: upper beginner Author: Maria Bittner

The original pattern and the photos are on Pattern Paradise. More info on Ravelry.

Gingham Market Tote

This tote will surely be so useful during trips to the local market. The sturdy design is a true stash buster. It uses up less than one skein of each shade. The pattern is quite easy to follow and invites us to play with colors. Maybe a classic buffalo plaid is exactly what suits you? Add sturdy rope handle and button detail, and enjoy your new creation. It’s certainly a great alternative to plastic bags.

Level: upper beginner AuthorMegan Meyer

The original pattern and the photos are on Left in Knots. More info on Ravelry.

Bobbles for Baubles Bag Free Crochet Pattern

Who is in the mood for bobbles? We all are, right? Spring is the perfect time to practice the one and only bobble stitch. If you are looking for patterns that are practical and stylish, look no further. Heart Hook Home, always on point!

Level: upper beginner Author: Heart Hook Home

The original pattern and the photos are on Heart Hook Home.

Slightly Twisted Tote Bag

What a fabulous color! And the texture created by the awesome stitches Heather’s Craft Corner came up with? Out of this world! If you are looking for crochet patterns for stylish accessories, this one will surely be of interest to you.

Level: intermediate Author: Heather’s Craft Corner

The original pattern and the photos are on Heather’s Craft Corner. More info on Ravelry.

Apple Bag

Practical and pretty! This is how we like our handmade bags, right? Obviously! This light and lightweight crochet wonder designed by awesome designer Lisa Hounshell ticks all our boxes, without a doubt. Make it in your favorite color!

Level: beginner Author: Lisa Hounshell

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry.

Motif Market Tote

A market tote pattern based on special granny squares! This is what we have all been waiting for and what we all need for summer. We love all the patterns Jennifer Renaud writes and something tells us this one will be no exception.

Level: intermediate Author: Jennifer Renaud

The original pattern and the photos are on A Crocheted Simplicity. More info on Ravelry.

Take a look at Delicious Tote Bags for more inspiration.

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