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Modern Crochet Handbags Free Patterns to Make in 2024

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A handbag is one of those accessories that everyone needs. No matter what your style or how often you go shopping, you need a bag to carry some things around. Modern crochet handbags are on the fashion top now. The best way to make sure your bag is high quality and unique is to make it with your own hands. Learn how to crochet a handbag with these easy crochet patterns. They will help you on your way to a more eye-catching and practical accessory set.

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1. Japanese Knot Bag

  • Designed by Tiffany Le

Stylish and simple. There’s nothing excessive about this crocheted bag. The Japanese knot bag pattern is easy to follow, yet it stands out for its vibrant color palette and simple construction. A bag like this is perfect for shopping or for your unexpected purchases. It’s not too big, so you can fold it up and carry it in your other bag just in case.

Two pictures of a crocheted bag with a striped pattern.

PHOTOS by Tiffany Le / Ravelry.com

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

2. Hobo Handbag

  • Designed by Natalie Pelikh

Attractive design. The cables give this crochet handbag a really fancy look. It’s not too big but still voluminous. Also great for shopping, but has more character than the easy crochet handbag. A bag like this will look great with earth tones: whether you prefer long coats or short warm jackets, this bag will make you look even bigger.

Two pictures of a yellow crocheted bag.

PHOTOS by Natalie Pelikh / Ravelry.com

Find the original video tutorial on YouTube, or read more about it on Ravelry.

3. Simple Tote Bag

  • Designed by Viv Crochets

Minimalist approach. Sometimes we don’t want to stand out or prefer not to do so with accessories. This minimalist crochet handbag will work for those occasions. It has a practical shape that resembles both a regular bag and a tote or a shopper, so you can use it for different occasions. The neutral mono color also adds to the style of the piece. The tote bag crochet pattern is free.

A woman is holding a brown knitted tote bag.

PHOTOS by Viv Crochets / Ravelry.com

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

4. Amelia Bag

  • Designed by Kate Kosenko Veselunka

Lacey and fancy. If you want your bag to be feminine and great for bright summer outfits, this one’s for you. It has a nice design: not screaming, but captivating. It’s also quite lightweight. The crochet tote bag pattern uses a lot of basic techniques, so intermediate crocheters can use the opportunity to practice and master what they have learned.

A woman is holding a pink crocheted bag.

PHOTOS by Kate Kosenko Veselunka / Ravelry.com

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

5. Granny Square Boho Bag

  • Designed by Kai Lea

Eye-catching and very summery. This crocheted handbag is just right for your necessities. It’s roomy enough to hold all your essentials and the design will complement your outfit. Plus, the project is easy: it’s based on the granny crochet square technique and is great for beginners. It doesn’t take much time to complete, so save the pattern for later.

Two pictures of a woman with a crocheted handbag.

PHOTOS by Kai Lea / Ravelry.com

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

6. Grit Stitch Bag

  • Designed by Lion Brand Yarn

Minimalist crochet handbag for your groceries and essentials. The bag has a simple design that is both stylish and easy to make. It’s a beginner-friendly project that allows you to practice the basics without stress. You will learn the simple grit stitch, which you can then use for other projects. The bag is made in separate pieces that are then sewn together.

A woman is holding a crocheted handbag on a couch.

PHOTOS by Lion Brand Yarn / Ravelry.com

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

7. Strand – Market Bag

  • Designed by Sidsel Sangild

A comfortable meshed shopper for your shopping trips. One of the advantages of this bag pattern is that it’s really roomy and won’t be a problem if you need to carry around a lot of stuff. Also, the design is visually light and the neutral white color makes it match any of your outfits. The bag proved to be versatile and comfortable to use.

A woman gracefully holds a white crocheted bag.

PHOTOS by Sidsel Sangild / Ravelry.com

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

8. Crochet Carry On Tote Bag

  • Designed by Yarnspirations

Another great crochet bag pattern for beginners. The two-tone design makes it really appealing: it looks minimalistic but has a certain appeal due to the color combination. It’s also roomy enough and will work not only as a shopper for your groceries, but also as a regular bag. You can use it to carry around your essentials, laptop and so on.

Two images of a girl holding a crocheted handbag.

PHOTOS by Yarnspirations / yarnspirations.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com.

9. Crossbody Messenger Bag

  • Designed by Rich Textures Crochet

This crossbody bag is great for crocheters. It has lots of pockets and just enough room to contain a medium sized crochet project. If you like to crochet on the go, this bag pattern is definitely for you. But if you’re just looking for a handy handmade bag, it’s still a good choice. Either way, the pattern is worth your attention.

A handmade crocheted mustard yellow handbag on a shelf with crafting supplies peeking out from underneath.

PHOTOS by Rich Textures Crochet / Ravelry.com

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

10. Chrissie Crochet Bag (Crochet)

  • Designed by Lion Brand Yarn

If you want to add something interesting to your style, this crochet bag is for you. Designed in a catwalk fuzzy style, it draws attention and makes you look trendy. The bag looks especially good with basics like shirts and turtlenecks and will be good for a stylish outfit. This bag pattern is free and easy to follow.

Woman holding a crochet bag while sitting beside a window.

PHOTOS by Lion Brand Yarn / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on lionbrand.com.

11. Cherry Bag

  • Designed by Lirio Knits

This trendy bag pattern is a great way to up your accessory game. The cherry inspired design adds a fun and vibrant touch to any outfit. Whether you are heading out for a casual day or a night on the town, this bag will complement your outfit with its playful charm. The handbag crochet pattern is free and easy to follow.

a crochet bag with wooden handles and plaid design in pink colors, featuring a row of tiny cheery motifs

PHOTOS by Lirio Knits / Ravelry.com

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

12. Vadella Bag

  • Designed by Wool and the Gang

A beautiful modern crochet handbag pattern. This bag exudes sophistication with its sleek design and elegant details. This bag is versatile enough to take you from day to night. It’s easy to make and has a quite lacy design that will go well with summer outfits. Be sure to pick your favorite color!

two crochet bags, one in orange and one in black, made of big granny squares

PHOTOS by Wool and the Gang / Ravelry.com

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

13. Puff Flower Purse

  • Designed by Selina Veronique

This charming purse is just what you need for a summer stroll. With its floral design and simple construction, it’s perfect for those outings when you just want to look great and carry a few essentials. The pattern for this crochet purse is free and suitable for crocheters of all levels. Save the pattern and give it a try!

a blue crochet bag featuring a flower design

PHOTOS by Selina Veronique / Ravelry.com

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

14. Granny Stripe Shoulder Bag

  • Designed by Lynne Samaan

An easy option for those who love granny designs. It makes the process of crocheting easier and faster and still results in a nice crochet purse. It will be good for your basic needs and even better just for your practice if you don’t have experience with such projects yet. Unleash your creativity and choose your own color palette.

a colorful crochet bag made with a granny stitch

PHOTOS by Lynne Samaan / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on d60crochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

15. Tulip Bag

  • Designed by Durable Yarn

If you’re looking for a trendy and handy handmade accessory, this crocheted purse is what you need. It’s roomy enough to keep all your essentials in one place and yet it’s quite compact and easy to carry around. The pattern features an eye-catching crochet flower motif great for spring and summer.

two crochet tote bags adorned with a tulip stitch

PHOTOS by Durable Yarn / Ravelry.com

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

16. Lime Purse Handbag

  • Designed by Shaz

Another head-turning crochet purse for your outings. The bright lime design will make you stand out, so consider making this bag if you like to be the center of attention. It’s not as complicated as it looks, so you won’t struggle to finish this project. Just follow the free pattern step by step.

a lime crochet purse handbag

PHOTOS by Shaz / Ravelry.com

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

17. Lyla Baskets

  • Designed by Margaux Hufnagel

A nice crochet handbag that’ll do for any occasion. The simple construction combines here with two neutral colors. That makes the bag versatile and modern-looking. If you’re looking for a simple crochet bag pattern, you should consider this one. Plus, you will get an additional pattern for a crochet basket.

a simple crochet basket and bag

PHOTOS by Berroco, Inc. / Ravelry.com

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

18. Fried Egg Bag

  • Designed by Ander Grovesteen

This crochet bag project is beginner-friendly and will be great even for a DIY. That’s a good option for those who only learn how to crochet and want to make something funny and practical at the same time. The bag will suit those who are not afraid to stand out and will be just roomy enough for your essentials. 

a crochet bag like a fried egg

PHOTOS by Ander Grovesteen / Ravelry.com

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

19. Gazania Bag

  • Designed by we are knitters

A stylish crochet bag for everyday use will become an unreplaceable accessory in your bag collection. Simple but chic at the same moment. You can make it in brighter colors and add some decor to express your personality. Feel free to use this crochet pattern and create such a stunning bag.

a simple crochet handbag

PHOTOS by we are knitters / Ravelry.com

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

20. Citrus Crush Bag

  • Designed by Divine Debris

Immediately grab your hook and this free crochet pattern and start creating such a magnificent crochet bag. It’s the perfect bag for summer adventures. You can use it on a daily basis: to the market, to the beach, to the picnic. No time to think — time to crochet!

a crochet bag made of squares with citrus motifs

PHOTOS by Divine Debris/ Ravelry.com

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

21. Cherry Bag

  • Designed by Melissa Hassler

Cherry-themed crochet tote bag – what could be more suitable for summer? Days on the beach, walks in the palm’s shadows, picnics on the sandy coastline. This bag will suit any summer adventure and bring joy in holding it. You can play with colors and make it much more amazing.

a crochet tote bag made of granny squares with cherry motifs

PHOTOS by Melissa Hassler / Ravelry.com

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

22. The Camel Tote

  • Designed by Taylor Bento

Using a free crochet pattern by Taylor Bento and practicing camel stitch you will not only achieve new skills but also you will obtain a stunning crochet tote bag. It looks so stylish that I still don’t understand, what are you waiting for? Take a hook, yarn in your favorite color, and start making the most awesome bag.

a crochet tote bag with a simple design

PHOTOS by Taylor Bento / Ravelry.com

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

23. Checkerboard Crochet Bag

  • Designed by Juliette Debeir

This incredibly beautiful crochet bag is a stunning example of craftsmanship and creativity, made following a free crochet handbag pattern by Juliette Debeir. The vibrant color combination of bright orange and fuchsia in a checkerboard pattern makes it an eye-catching accessory.

crochet bags with a checkerboard design

PHOTOS by Juliette Debeir / Ravelry.com

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

24. Sling Pouch

  • Designed by Jasmine Kennon

Following this free crochet pattern you can easily create the same awesome crochet bag. The bag’s sturdy yet flexible structure is perfect for everyday use, providing both style and functionality. The spacious interior ensures you can carry all your essentials with ease, while the comfortable strap allows for convenient carrying.

a crochet pouch in vibrant pink and a wide strap

PHOTOS by Jasmine Kennon / Ravelry.com

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

25. Granny Square Serenity Bag

  • Designed by Yarnspirations Design Studio

This amazing summer granny square crochet bag is both stylish and functional. Whether you’re heading out for a casual stroll, a day at the beach, or running errands, this bag is a fantastic accessory. Its sturdy construction and comfortable strap make it practical for everyday use, while its unique design adds a touch of handmade charm to any outfit.

a colorful crochet bag made of granny squares

PHOTOS by Yarnspirations Design Studio / Ravelry.com

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

26. Blooming Lotus Tote Bag

  • Designed by Therese Eghult

It’s impossible to imagine your summer wardrobe without a bright and unique cool summer bag. This free crochet pattern offers such an unparalleled design. Just look at this color combination and the floral design that covers the entire bag – it looks very delicate and elegant. This crochet handbag will complement all your summer outfits and become an absolute favorite.

a crochet bag with a big intricate flower motif

PHOTOS by Therese Eghult / Ravelry.com

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

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