Amazing Beach Knitted Bags

23 Amazing Knitted Bags for Everyday Use


These easy-knitted bags will be perfect for summer days. They’re big, have a relaxed weekend vibe to it, and they are sturdy enough to keep a lot of your stuff. That’s all you need from your bag to be perfect for going out on the beach or stroller, so choose the prettiest pattern and do it now!

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1. Pinky Beach Bag

  • DESIGNED by Lin Damrell

This Pinky Beach Bag has a really fashionable look and what’s more, it’s very packable. You can use dark pink similar to this one, or experiment with bolder colours! Or maybe go for natural beiges and greys? You decide. It’s a great project for beginners, so try it today! 

Free Knitting Pattern: Amazing Beach Bags

PHOTOS by Cascade Yarns /

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry

2. Beach Front Bag

  • DESIGNED by Shelby Mooney

This bag looks very natural as if it were made from dried leaves, so it will give you a boho or hippie look. This paid pattern knits up quickly with tape yarn and large needles, so it won’t take too much time. Thanks to the thick handle, the bag is solid and can keep some heavy stuff, perfect for the beach!

Free Knitting Pattern: Amazing Beach Bags

PHOTOS by Shelby Mooney /

Find the original PAID pattern on Ravelry.

3. Sail Away & Sunrise Beach Bag

  • DESIGNED by Zoë Potrac and Stine Radicke

Those two bags are the exact opposite. Sail Away Bag with a colorful sea motif will be perfect for summer and seaside walks. The second one – Small Sunrise Bag – is in more casual style, not only for the beach but also for every occasion. Which one do you want? The choice is yours!

Free Knitting Pattern: Amazing Beach Bags

PHOTOS by Zoë Potrac and Stine Radicke /

Find the original free pattern for the Sail Away Bag on Ravelry, and for the Small Sunrise Bag also on Ravelry.

4. Funner Sunner Beach Bag

  • DESIGNED by Gretchen Tracy

If you need a bag that is stable and won’t tip over in the sand, this is a great choice! The stable base keeps everything in right place, and what’s more, the bag looks beautiful! Make sure you do it soon!

Free Knitting Pattern: Amazing Beach Bags

PHOTOS by Gretchen Tracy /

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

5. Sea Beach Bag

  • DESIGNED by Kimberly Kalnoki

If you love beautiful things you have to see this! This original look and beautiful vivid color makes this bag a must have for summer, don’t you think? It will look fantastic with a lightweight bright dress, for example. It’s the perfect combination!

Free Knitting Pattern: Amazing Beach Bags

PHOTOS by Kimberly Kalnoki /

The original free pattern for this project has been discontinued, unfortunately. The information about it was on Etsy.

6. Bay Scallop Beach Tote

  • DESIGNED by Kimberly Kalnoki

This beautiful knitted summer bag in the pictures below is absolutely perfect for a day at the beach, while also being super versatile for everyday use. This pattern uses a variety of textured stitches and fun colorwork to illustrate a seashell, that’s the star of the show!

Bay Scallop Beach Tote

PHOTOS by Kimberly Kalnoki /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

You may also like to try Easy And Fun Feminine Knitted Tops patterns.

7. Summer Bag

  • DESIGNED by makeetcbooks

This beautiful knitted bag in the pictures below is just perfect if you’re looking for a practical and spacious bag that will fit all your essentials! You can use it on an everyday basis or just take it to the beach!


PHOTOS by @makeetcbooks /

Find the original free pattern on

8. Donoussa-Amorgos Bag

  • DESIGNED by Heidi Kirrmaier

This beautiful bag in the pictures below is perfect if you’re looking for a fun and spacious bag that you can use on an everyday basis. It’s a very fun and easy-to-make holiday project that you can make in all the colors of the rainbow if you like!


PHOTOS by rililie /

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry. This particular version is on Ravelry.

9. Enns Felted Bag

  • DESIGNED by Ursula Linnemann

Simple yet fancy, this scrap yarn knitted bag project is also very cozy. The bag is perfect for your cozy outings, whether you are heading to the bookstore for another classic novel or just hanging out with your favorite people. For this project you will also need two handles and a tapestry needle. The knit instructions are very easy to follow, so download the free knitted bag pattern and get started.

yellow knitted bag

PHOTOS by Ursula Linnemann /

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

10. Crossbody Pocket Bag

  • DESIGNED by Hiromi Glover for Purl Soho

If you need to carry a few things but don’t want to carry too much, this knit project could be the answer. Trendy and elegant, this minimalist knitted accessory is also a great addition to any outfit, and of course, it’s a great handmade gift. The project is also a great way to practice basic knitting techniques. Feel free to download the knit pattern.

knitted crossbody bag in brown and grey

PHOTOS by Purl Soho /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

11. Mela Slouchy Bag

  • DESIGNED by Studio VivAlbicocca

This versatile knit bag is a must-have for all your outings. You never know when you might need to carry something and an accessory like this will come in handy. It’s worked from the bottom up with stockinette, slip and purl stitches. The decorative apple applique is also worked in the round. Follow the free pattern for a knitted bag, and have fun!

A woman gracefully holds a knitted bag adorned with vibrant flowers.

PHOTOS by Studio VivAlbicocca /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

12. Elmer Patchwork Bag

  • DESIGNED by Knit It®

If you love the patchwork style, this knitted bag will be a great addition to your accessory set. It’s an easy-level knitting project that can be completed quickly with beginner skills. It’s great for those who are just starting to learn how to knit. Despite the simplicity of the pattern, the ba has a truly captivating look and high-quality texture. Follow the free pattern and make it today!

Two pictures of a woman wearing a colorful knitted sweater.

PHOTOS by Knit It® /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

13. Beginner Knit Zephyr Zen Tote

  • Designed by Yarnspirations

After making this knitted tote, you won’t need your regular shoppers anymore! This bag combines a bright and trendy summer design with a comfortable shape. Plus, it’s roomy and sure to hold plenty of your groceries and essentials. The pattern is free, beginner-friendly, and easy to follow. Download the PDF to get started!

Two pictures of a woman holding a knitted bag.

PHOTOS by Yarnspirations /

Find the original free pattern on

14. Bear Shoulder Bag

  • Designed by Au bout du pré

A tiny knit bag for your essentials. If you don’t like to carry around those huge bags and just need to keep a few essentials close by, this is a great choice. It’s not too big, but just big enough to hold everything you need outside. This crossbody bag pattern is easy, so you won’t have any trouble finishing it.

A woman is holding a knitted teddy bear purse, showcasing her love for unique knitted bags.

PHOTOS by Au bout du pré /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

15. Summer Fling

  • Designed by Espace Tricot

A simple knit bag with a minimalist design. This two-tone bag is a great thing to have if you like to keep things simple. It’s stunning, it’s functional, and it will meet all your needs. Whether you need something more casual for everyday use or a simple bag to carry your groceries, this will do the trick. This knit tote pattern is free and easy to follow.

A knitted bag with a cream upper section and a beige lower section, displayed hanging on the corner of a white mannequin torso.

PHOTOS by Espace Tricot /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

16. BK22 Bag

  • Designed by Juana Román

Another simple knitted tote that looks better than most of the store-bought ones. If you’re not looking for just any bag, but something that will allow you to stand out, consider this pattern. It goes quickly if you’re motivated enough, so you won’t have to struggle to finish it. Just follow the step-by-step instructions carefully.

A woman on the beach carries knitted bags with a gray sleeveless top with yellow straps over her shoulder, while the bottom image shows a close-up of her hand securing the top's strap.

PHOTOS by Juana Román /

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

17. Knit Drawstring Bag + Backpack

  • Designed by Purl Soho

A knitted drawstring bag like this comes in handy when you need to carry something you weren’t expecting. It is compact and you can put it in your main bag and use it when you need it. Plus, it’s great for the gym, so if you’re an athlete, this pattern is definitely for you. Either way, the practical minimalist design makes it a must-have.

A woman wearing a knitted drawstring bag.

PHOTOS by Purl Soho /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

18. Kit + Caboodle Tote

  • Designed by Julia Adams Patterns

It’s hard to imagine life without tote bags because they are so helpful and convenient for daily use. If you don’t have one yet, use this free knitting pattern to create a beautiful tote bag. I love that the designer, Julia Adams, has shown us bags in different colors so we can see what they look like and choose the best option for ourselves.

knitted tote bags with a textured design

PHOTOS by Julia Adams Patterns /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

19. Vertientes Tote Bag

  • Designed by Clara Benadon

You’ll love the designer’s inspiring story that led to the creation of this knitted bag. I appreciate things that have deep meaning. By using this free knitting pattern for a tote bag, you’ll feel the vibe of the Argentine province. I’m confident that it would look stunning in other color options, and the bag itself will be a great accessory for your wardrobe.

a knit tote bag with a geometrical motif

PHOTOS by Clara Benadon /

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

20. Amanda Bag

  • Designed by Pernilla Hellström

This small knitted bag will be a great companion for your daily outings. It allows you to carry your essentials like a phone, cards, and glasses. By playing with colors, you can make this bag perfectly match your wardrobe. Hurry up and follow this free knitting pattern.

a knit small bag with an intricate colorful design

PHOTOS by Pernilla Hellström /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

21. Mini Me Bags

  • Designed by Nicola Valiji

This knitted bag excels in every aspect, from its knitting techniques and texture to the color scheme, which you can customize to fit your preferences. Its design is both stylish and practical, featuring a wide strap and a convenient lid that neatly conceals all your essentials.

knit bags in different sizes and colors

PHOTOS by Nicola Valiji /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

22. Dice Pouch

  • Designed by Zoe Deterding

This cute purple-toned drawstring knitted pouch can easily be created using this beginner-friendly free knitting pattern. You can customize it to suit your needs, making it larger or smaller for different purposes. Additionally, you can play with colors to personalize it according to your desires.

a knitted pouch bag

PHOTOS by Zoe Deterding /

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

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  1. Monika Lambdon says:

    Very kind of you giving free patterns

  2. Very nice bags, too many ads!

    1. Thank you very much for your feedback, Marianne! We’re glad you like the patterns we selected for this post. Ads are the only way we can support our team working on researching and writing for you. Thank you again!

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