20+ Fun & Easy Crochet Bag Patterns for Summer- 2021
You probably guessed from the name and slogan of my blog that I LOVE the beach. Naturally, one of my favorite crochet items is the classic beach bag! There are a lot of creative patterns for crocheted beach bags.
I’ve given up on dozens of my favorite Ravelries dishes. (I’m saving them for this difficult moment for the day when I have more free time to crochet!) Can you understand?
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Are you ready to knit the most beautiful bag designs? There are over 20 fun summer bags on this list, all free crochet patterns!
Choose from over 20 free creative bags in all sizes. Most are larger, so you can fit more. Whether you’re shopping at the market this summer or relaxing on the beach, you can’t go wrong with a colorful crochet tote bag.
Classic Beach Bag Pattern
Finished Size: 20″ width x 14″ height x 6″ depth (adult size) / 15.5″ width x 12″ height x 6″ depth (child size)
Hook: E (3.5mm)
Yarn: Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton in 3 different colors. 24/7 Cotton is a worsted-weight, mercerized yarn. Individual sizes and amounts are listed below.
COLOR A (360 yards, or 2 skeins). Sample shown in “Rose.”
COLOR B (340 yards, or 2 skeins). Sample shown in “White.”
COLOR C (300 yards, or 2 skeins). Sample shown in “Navy.”
COLOR A (310 yards, or 2 skeins). Sample shown in “Aqua.”
COLOR B (220 yards, or 2 skeins). Sample shown in “White.”
COLOR C (180 yards, or 1 skein). Sample shown in “Silver.”
Gauge: 10 rows of 10 SC = 2″ square
Mini Beach Bag Gift Card Pattern
Finished Size: 3″ wide at bottom, 4″ wide at top, and 2.5″ tall (not including straps)
Hook: E (3.5mm)
Yarn: Less than 40 yards of #4 medium weight yarn. I used Lion Brand’s 24/7 Cotton in “Aqua” (COLOR A, about 11 yards); “White” (COLOR B, about 13 yards); and “Silver” (COLOR C, about 11 yards).
Gauge: 10 rows of 10 SC = 2″ square. Starting chain should wrap snuggly around a gift card.
Momma Beach Bag Crochet Pattern
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Yarn to use: Cascade Avalon – approx 3 skeins total (525 yrds) Base colour: 31 Dragonfly – approx 3 skeins
CH – Chain
HDC – Half Double Crochet
SC – single Crochet
Seaside Handbag Crochet Pattern
Crochet hook: 4 mm/G-6
250-300 grams/ 3 scones yarn I used Alize cotton gold batik.
Tapestry Needle\ Sewing Needle
Skill level: Beginner
ZZ Twist Crochet Handbag Pattern
Crochet hook: 4 mm/ G in US
200-250 grams of lion brand’s ZZ Twist yarn in the following colors: Taupe – 122 (2 skeins) Ecru – 098 (1 skein)
18 sts + 11 rows of dcs= 10X10 cm / 4X4 inch.
Skill level: Beginner-Intermediate
Cotton Waves Circular Crochet Handbag for Summer and Beach
2mm macramé yarn
Crochet hook 6mm (J in US)
Tapestry Needle to clean the ends
10X10cm/4*4 inch. = 15 sts X 7 rows in dc.
Skill level: Beginner-Easy
Base: Diameter = 28cm / 11 inch.
Height: 28cm / 11 inch.
Northwest Beaches Tote Bag Pattern
Yarn ~ Deborah Norville Everyday Soft Worsted Weight, approximately 500 yards. (Pictured here in Happy Baby) I used approximately 2 1/2 skeins.
Hook ~ H
Scissors and Yarn Needle
St ~ Stitch Sk ~ Skip Bl – Back Loop Ch ~ Chain Sl St ~ Slip Stitch Dec ~ Decrease Sc ~ Single Crochet Hdc ~ Half Double Crochet Dc ~ Double Crochet
Color Block Bag Pattern
Skill level: Easy
Hook: U.S. H/5.00mm
Yarn DK (Light Worsted) – Cascade Ultra Pima x 3 colors (Yellow rose, light grey & grey) – approx. 200 yards of each color.
4 metal D-rings
Darning Needle & Scissors
Size: 12″ wide x 14″ wide
Chevron Summer Bag Pattern
Skill Level: Easy – Intermediate
Hook: 5.00MM [US H-8]
Yarn: Cotton yarn 4 Medium weight
Yarn Used: Lily Sugar’n Cream, shade : Nugget, 228 yds, 2 ½ balls (95 yds each)
All terms are in USA terminology
Ch: Chain, Sc: Single Crochet, Dc: Double Crochet, Sp: Space, Sk: Skip, Rep: Repeat, Rem: Remaining
Crochet Beach Tote Pattern
Cotton Yarn – 6 balls of cotton medium weight yarn – I used Bernat Handicrafter in pale yellow, hot pink, hot green and tangerine (color 1 x 120 yards, color 2 x 130 yards, color 3 x 40 yards, color 4 x 40 yards)
Crochet Hook – US K/6.5 mm
Yarn or tapestry needle
Crochet Beach Tote Bag Pattern – With the incredible weather we live in on the west coast, we spend most of the day at the lake. Sometimes I feel like getting all my stuff to and from the beach (I know this is a really hard problem).
Hanging out on the beach also means I usually have free time to watch my daughter swim and build a sand castle. I decided it was time to come up with a fun new but rewarding crochet project – a crocheted beach bag.
Crochet Bag Pattern
worsted weight cotton blend yarn in 2 contrasting colors (approx. 210 yds each), shown here in Berroco Modern Cotton
US H / 5 mm crochet hook
yarn needle and scissor
fabric for lining (optional)
This crochet bag pattern is perfect for summer! Lightweight and portable to work while traveling or just hanging out on the patio. And best of all, a free crochet pattern!
Crochet Shoulder Bag Pattern
Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton Yarn (weight: 4/worsted – 400 yards, 3.5 oz)
Ecru (#761-908) – 3 balls
Size G (4.00 mm) crochet hook
Scraps of yarn for tassels (optional)
One Size: 9″ W x 4″ D x 10.5″ H
In sc: 14.25 sts + 15 rows = 3″
Openwork Stitch Pattern: 7.5 rows = 4″
Crochet Lunch Bag Pattern
Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton (weight: 4/medium – 186 yards, 3.5 oz)
Aqua (#761-102) – 2 balls
White (#761-100) – 2 balls
Size H (5.5 mm) crochet hook
6″ by 4.5″, 8.75″ tall
16 SC x 15 Rows = 4″ x 4″
Crochet Tote Bag Pattern
Lion Brand Fast-Track (Weight: 6/super bulky – 149 yds, 8 oz)|
– Color A: Jet Black (2 full skeins)
– Color B: Airstream White (1 full skein)
Size L (8 mm) crochet hook
Stitch markers or safety pins
Needle and sewing thread to match Color A
Approx 50” long,1.5” wide leather strap
16 gold rivets + rivet tools, size: 8mm cap, 10mm post
6” square of plastic canvas
handle height: approx. 9.5”
11 sc = 4”
12 rows = 4”
Beach Day Tote Bag
Skill Level: Intermediate
Measurements: 11 ½ inches tall by 15 inches wide.
Yarn: Premier Home Cotton Solids and Multis – Small
(2) Balls: 38-01 White
44-23 Violet Splash
44-24 Flamingo Splash
44-25 Tangerine Splash
44-26 Honeydew Splash
44-27 Ocean Splash
Hook: J (6.0 mm) and L (8.0 mm)
Optional: (4) Large Beads – Darice, Craft Designer Big Value – Wood Beads, Large Nat/Tan/Brown. (when selecting beads, make sure the hole is large enough to string 5 strands of yarn through).
Outdoor Beach Bag Pattern
2 balls of Bernat Outdoor Yarn
Size N (9mm) Crochet Hook
Yarn needle (optional)
2 yards of 3/8″ twisted rope (I found mine at Joann)
1/2″ Fashion Grommet Kit (Also found at Joann)
This bag is made from Bernath’s new streetwear thread using star stitching. I was so excited when I came across this rope! I had a lot of ideas, but settled on the bag because it could be versatile. It works as a picnic bag, park bag, beach bag, or just a tote bag whenever you need it. The advantages of using street yarn is that you can literally take it anywhere without the worry of messing up like regular yarn.
Tutti Fruitti Clutch Bag Pattern
Skill Level: Easy
Worsted weight cotton yarn, such as Red Heart Creme de la Creme or Lily Sugar ‘n Cream
Main Color – 200 yards
Contrasting Colors – 20 yards of as many different colors as desired, I used orange, blue and green.
Clover Amour Hook US H/ 5.00 mm
Gauge: 17 sc x 16 rows = 4″ — gauge not critical for this project
This crochet bag is made from heavyweight cotton (# 4) and blends well with other fibers. It is a simple basic design that is very easy to customize. You can change where and how many colors you add; or change the number of colors, or if you want something more, add markers to the base and work longer.
Beach Please Summer Tote Pattern
Bulky Weight Yarn – I used Bernat Maker Home Dec yarn in Clay, Aqua, and Woodberry. This project took about ¾ of the skein of the main color (Clay) and then only a little bit of the other two accent colors. This yarn was really neat to work with. It’s a cotton and nylon blend in the shape of a knitted tube. The bag feels nice and sturdy in this yarn, but still soft. You can use another bulky weight yarn for this project, or double strand a thinner yarn, like cotton. Just make sure you check the gauge below to help you with your yarn substitutions so you aren’t surprised with a much smaller/larger bag.
Crochet hook – 6mm size – I always use (and honesty love) my set of Clover Amour hooks!
Yarn needle for weaving in ends
8 back loop SC stitches = 2 inches wide
7 rows of back loop SC stitches = 2 inches tall
Ocean Vibes Bag Pattern
Do you like crochet bags? I’ve been really enjoying making bags lately and creating the Ocean Waves bag has been a lot of fun (and pretty fast)! If you are looking for a bag that is roomy, easy to make, has a fun texture and looks great in all color combinations, this is the bag for you.
The Ocean Vibes bag makes a great day trip bag no matter what time of year you are, as well as a great crochet bag, beach / pool bag, shopping bag, and more – a bag that holds you back I need a bag! Make one for yourself or for someone special as a holiday gift or both! The bag is such a practical gift, with so much potential that I bet your thoughtfully handcrafted gift will brighten someone’s day (or their holiday)!
Seamless Beach Bag Pattern
5mm Crochet Hook
Yarn A – Yarn and Colours Epic Yarn 50g x 4 – Shade 002 Cream
Yarn B – Yarn and Colours Epic Yarn 50g x 2 – Shade 037 Cotton Candy
Yarn C – Yarn and Colours Epic Yarn 50g x 2 – Shade 074 Opaline Glass
Yarn D – Yarn and Colours Epic Yarn 50g x 2 – Shade 052 Orchid
Yarn E – Yarn and Colours Epic Yarn 50g x 2 – Shade 015 Mustard
Gauge & Size:
The body of your crochet bag once folded will measure approximately 35cm in length and 34cm in width.
Each strap once attached to your bag should measure approximately 85cm in length and 7cm in width.
Crochet Giant Shell Stitch Beach Bag Pattern
Thanks for loving the yellow wide-brimmed beach hat I recently shared, now this is a beautiful yellow oversized Beach Bag crochet pattern that I promised to share with you. Grab some raffia yarn and start crocheting your hat and beach bag to make a set for your next sunny outing or beach getaway.
Gorgeous giant shell quilting and scalloped edges make the beach bag unique while adding personality. Spice up your vacation with this stunning beach duo that’s sure to get everyone’s attention!
Large Beach Bag Crochet Pattern
Finished bag size:
* Diameter = 20.5″ / 52cm
* Handles = 9.5″ / 25cm diameter
Gauge: 10 sts in 12 rows in 4 inches.
4 x Mixtape Yarn (super bulky)
Substitute yarns: Lion Brand – fast track yarn, Wool and the gang – mixtape yarn, YarnArt – ribbon.
10mm (US N/15) Crochet Hook