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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.

Granny Square Crochet Tote Bag Pattern

Granny Square Crochet Tote Bag
Granny Square Crochet Tote Bag -- Photo and Free Crochet Pattern © Lori Jean Karluk

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.

Crocheted Bag With Beaded Apple Motif

Afghan Stitch Purse With Beaded Crochet Apple Motif
Crochet Bag With Apple Motif - Photo © 2009 Amy Solovay, Licensed to About.com, Inc.

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.

 

 

Large Fabric Crochet Purse or Tote Bag

Fabric Crochet Purse
Fabric Crochet Purse -- Photo © Amy Solovay

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.

Striped Crochet Bag Pattern

Striped Crochet Bag Made With Afghan Stitch AKA Tunisian Simple Stitch, and Lion Brand Homespun Yarn
Striped Crochet Bag - Photo © 2009 Amy Solovay, Licensed to About.com, Inc.

This striped crochet bag almost appears woven, but it is definitely crocheted. The bag is made using afghan stitch, otherwise known as Tunisian simple stitch.

This bag has crocheted handles, which means that you do not have to purchase separate purse handles to complete it.

 

 

Earth-Friendly Market Bag

Earth-Friendly Market Bag
Earth-Friendly Market Bag -- Photo © Erica Jackofsky

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.

Sao Paolo Crochet Purse

This is a multicolored purse designed by Cari Clement for Naturally Caron. The link above will take you to the free pattern posted at their website.

Chakra Purse

This crocheted purse is an intermediate-level pattern with lots of texture. It was designed by Kim Rutledge for the Naturally Caron website. If you like making coordinating sets, there's a matching scarf too.

Grove Isle Bag

This lined bag is an intermediate-level crochet project designed by Mary E. Nolfi. The free bag pattern is posted at the Naturally Caron website.

Multicolored Paris Carpetbag

For those of you who gotta lotta stuff to carry around, this is a great big bag that looks like it could be used as either a purse or a tote. This is an intermediate-level project designed by Mary E. Nolfi. The free crochet pattern is posted at the Naturally Caron website.

Flea Market Bag

Linda Permann designed this tote bag for the Caron Yarns website.

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