Welcome to our index of free crochet bag patterns. Find free patterns for crocheting bags, purses and handbags. These enjoyable craft projects are made using a variety of crochet and needlework techniques, including Tunisian crochet and beaded crochet.
You can either browse through our main directory of bag patterns below, or jump to a page featuring specific types of bags.
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This lovely tote bag combines several best-loved favorites: crocheted flowers and granny squares. The result is an eye-catching project that is enjoyable to crochet and practical for using. This bag is lined, making it handy for holding just about anything you might want to carry along with you.
This tote bag pattern was designed by Lori Jean Karluk.
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Crocheted Bag With Beaded Apple Motif
This bag combines two popular crochet techniques - Tunisian crochet and beaded crochet. To put the finishing touches on the apple, you also get to enjoy a bit of cross stitch. Tunisian crochet offers a unique surface for working cross stitch designs.
- Tunisian crochet purse pattern
- Free pattern for the beaded crochet apple motif
- Learn how to cross stitch.
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If you finish this pretty rag bag with a lining and zipper, it would make a roomy purse. Otherwise, it's great for use as a beach bag, market bag or tote bag.
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This bag has crocheted handles, which means that you do not have to purchase separate purse handles to complete it.Continue to 5 of 23 below.
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Carry this roomy market bag just about anywhere; it'll transport your items in style, whether you're off to the grocery store, the shopping mall, a flea market, the library, or the beach.
The market bag and crochet pattern are by Erica Jackofsky.
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Linda Permann designed this tote bag for the Caron Yarns website.
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Sandi Marshall designed this chic, textured little tote bag using two afghan squares.
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Half-Circle Crocheted Purse
This intriguing purse is a trendy half-circle shape. See extra photos for the purse.
The pattern design is by Sandi Marshall.
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Loop and Bar Lace Drawstring Bag
This ultra-feminine bag has lacy crocheted details. The pattern design is by Sandi Marshall.
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Sandi Marshall created this contemporary mesh bag design using an antique charted design for a deer motif.
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Handbag With Dachshund Dog Design
Dachshund lovers will get a kick out of seeing their furry friends portrayed in cross stitch on the front of this interesting crocheted purse. This pattern design is by Sandi Marshall.Continue to 13 of 23 below.
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Quick and Easy Mesh Bag
This medium-sized bag is handy to have for storing assorted items around the house. This crochet pattern design is by Sandi Marshall.
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If you'd be interested in making a tote bag with an openwork crocheted design, check out this fantastic pattern. Sandi Marshall designed this project.
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This delightful handbag is embellished with lovely crocheted flower motifs. Depending on what fiber you make it out of, you could carry it all year long, but it's especially appropriate for use in the springtime when flowers are blooming.
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Transform two openwork afghan squares into a lovely purse using this innovative crochet pattern by Sandi Marshall.Continue to 17 of 23 below.
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Vintage Fleur De Lis Bag From 1917
This gorgeous bag was originally published in a 1917 crochet pattern book by M. Heminway and sons.
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Vintage Knot Stitch Flower Sachet Bag From 1917
This charming vintage sachet pattern will give you the opportunity to practice crocheting the knot stitch.
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Vintage Lettuce Bag
In the days before plastic wrap was invented, this round mesh bag was used to hold lettuce and keep it fresh. If you're looking for eco-friendly food storage ideas, this one is worth considering.
Of course, if that idea doesn't appeal to you, you'll find plenty of other uses for this type of bag.
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The crochet pattern for this lovely bag was originally published in the 1940s. Although the original supply list called for soutache, Sandi Marshall has revamped the instructions to show contemporary crocheters some suggestions for crocheting this pattern in yarn or thread.Continue to 21 of 23 below.
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Vintage 1945 Clutch Purse
This oh-so-chic crocheted clutch purse is just as fab now as it was when the pattern was originally published in 1945.
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Vintage Shell Shoulder Bag
The pattern for this stunning crocheted bag was originally published in 1917.
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This crocheted tote bag is really roomy. The pattern design is by Sandi Marshall.