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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Granny Square Crochet Tote Bag Pattern
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. Lori Jean Karluk designed this tote bag pattern.
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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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Striped Crochet Bag Pattern
This bag has crocheted handles, which means that you do not have to purchase separate purse handles to complete it.
- Learn how to crochet the striped afghan stitch pattern.
- See a close-up photo of the stripes.
- Free pattern for the striped crochet bag
- Learn how to carry yarn up the sides of your work when crocheting stripes.
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Linda Permann designed this tote bag for the Caron Yarns website.Continue to 5 of 18 below.
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Lined Crochet Bag in Boxed Shell Stitch
This pretty bag is crocheted in two colors. There's an outer openwork layer with a contrasting inner lining. The openwork is crocheted in boxed shell stitch.
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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Mesh Bag With Leaping Deer Motif
Sandi Marshall created this contemporary mesh bag design using an antique charted design for a deer motif.Continue to 9 of 18 below.
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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.
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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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Vintage Fleur De Lis Bag From 1917
This gorgeous bag was originally published in a 1917 crochet pattern book by M. Heminway and sons.Continue to 13 of 18 below.
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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.
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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.Continue to 17 of 18 below.
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This crocheted tote bag is really roomy. The pattern design is by Sandi Marshall.