Easy Tote Bag for Beginners Free Crochet Patterns

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Having an easy tote bag crochet pattern at hand is a dream of many beginning crocheters, and there are many reasons for that. Firstly, a crochet bag is a perfect accessory for summer outfits. Secondly, it’s a useful piece for grocery shopping. Thirdly, a crochet tote bag is eco-friendly and makes you care about the planet.

I could write many more reasons why you should learn how to crochet a bag, but I give you the last one: it’s a chance to boost your skills with easy and free crochet bag patterns.

So, find free crochet patterns for easy tote bags below, and enjoy crocheting!

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1. Willow Wanderer Tote

A beautifully textured crocheted tote bag that is perfect for any occasion, whether you are shopping or attending a formal meeting. This crocheted tote is chic, functional and designed with a minimalist approach in mind. Plus, this project is very quick, so you will be finished in no time. Check out the free pattern.

a woman is sitting on a chair holding a woven tote bag.

Photos by Rachel Misner / Ravelry.com

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

2. Net Market Bag

A simple crochet bag for those who like elegant designs and muted colors. The project is easy and suitable for beginners. The monochromatic design means this crochet bag will work with any outfit and occasion. The free crochet pattern is easy to follow and print-friendly. Download it in any language and get started!

  • DESIGNED by we are knitters
  • PROJECT TYPE tots
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL simple
two pictures of a woman holding a crocheted tote bag.

Photos by We Are Knitters / Ravelry.com

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

3. Easy Tote Bag

So beautiful colors and texture make this easy-to-crochet tote very elegant, and you can simply find any pair with so many outfits. This free pattern works really fast and easily. Final measures are about 14″W x 11″H x 2″D. Enjoy!

The link to a full article with the pattern is below. 

  • DESIGNED by Allyson Seeley
  • PROJECT TYPE  crochet bag tote
  • SKILL LEVEL easy
  • CROCHET HOOK US 3.0 mm
  • SUGGESTED YARN – Red Heart Super Saver yarn

Great gift idea for friends.

Free crochet pattern for beginners Bag Tote

Find the original free pattern on fallingspringcrochet.com. It was discontinued on Ravelry, but we found the working link for you.

4. Paw Print Bag

Roomy and comfortable, this crocheted bag is perfect for carrying your essentials or for an impromptu shopping trip. The yarn is fairly thick, so the bag is practical and durable. The pattern is designed for intermediate crocheters, so start this project when you’re comfortable with the basics. The easy to follow crochet instructions are free.

  • DESIGNED by Jo Edwards 
  • PROJECT TYPE tote bags
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate

Photos by Jo Edwards / Ravelry.com

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

5. Elvina Tote Bag

The modern look and durability of this crocheted bag make it a great project. The bag is worked in a modified block stitch pattern. There are no spaces between the rows of blocks so the fabric is extra thick. This stitch will also work well for other projects where the dense fabric is needed. The step-by-step crochet tote pattern is easy to follow. Get started now!

  • DESIGNED by Erangi Udeshika
  • PROJECT TYPE tote bags
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate

Photos by Erangi Udeshika / Ravelry.com

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

6. Summer Breeze Bag – Mix

This Summer Breeze bag is perfect for your beach party days. It’s roomy enough to hold all your essentials, and the two leather handles make it easy to carry. The simple, classic design with a fabulous twist makes it a real eye-catcher that’ll make you stand out from the crowd. The step-by-step crochet bag pattern for this piece is free and easy to follow.

  • DESIGNED by Tine Sommer Hansen
  • PROJECT TYPE tote bags
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
crochet chevron tote bag in yellow and blue

Photos by Tine Sommer Hansen / Ravelry.com

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

7. Shells Tote Bag

Crocheted in shell stitch, this bag has a lovely texture that looks rich. The monochromatic design makes it an elegant and versatile piece, making this handmade tote bag a great addition to almost any outfit. The size is easily adjustable, so you can customize the bag to fit you. Feel free to download the easy-to-follow crochet pattern.

  • DESIGNED by Kristines Crochets
  • PROJECT TYPE tote bags
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
shell stitch tote bag

Photos by Kristines Crochets / Ravelry.com

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

8. Flower Granny Square Tote Bag

Indulge your creativity with this adorable bag featuring an easy-to-create square pattern embellished with voluminous rose elements. Crafters will love this crocheted tote design, perfect for trendy tote bags and a variety of creative projects. Elevate your handmade creations with this unique pattern and unlock endless possibilities. The flowery tote bag crochet video tutorial is free to follow.

  • DESIGNED by Elegantly Fashionable Creations
  • PROJECT TYPE tote bags
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A pink tote bag with crocheted roses.

Photos by Elegantly Fashionable Creations / Ravelry.com

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

9. Ispie Raffia Mesh Bag

Introducing a stunning crochet creation inspired by Prada’s iconic raffia bags. Crafted with love and precision, this handbag features a unique design consisting of three distinct components: the body, the side and the stripes. Each element is meticulously crocheted separately and expertly assembled to create a harmonious whole. Elevate your style with this exquisite fashion accessory. The easy to follow crochet pattern will help you every step of the way.

  • DESIGNED by Stella lee
  • PROJECT TYPE tote bags
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A crocheted tote bag with a spool of yarn.

Photos by Stella lee / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

10. Wesson Tote

This stylish crochet tote is sure to make you stand out. The chunky yarn creates a voluminous, thick fabric that makes this simple pattern an eye-catcher. With the well-chosen color palette, it looks like an expensive piece from the fashion mall. But you can make it with your own hands, even if you only know basic stitches. The projects are based on single, half double, and double crochet.

  • DESIGNED by Premier Yarns
  • PROJECT TYPE bags
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
An easy-to-crochet tote bag is held by a woman.

Photos by Premier Yarns / premieryarns.com

Find the original free pattern on premieryarns.com.

11. Trendy Tote Bag

A handy crochet tote for your everyday life. Such an accessory is nice to have when you go shopping or just go for a walk with your necessities. It’s roomy enough to hold all your things and even unexpected purchases. Plus, this project is beginner-friendly and is based on simple crochet stitches. All you need to complete it is a hook, some yarn, and your imagination. Oh, and a button, too.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations 
  • PROJECT TYPE bags
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a woman holding an easy crocheted tote bag.

Photos by Yarnspirations / yarnspirations.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com.

12. Sawtooth Granny Square Tote Bag

Draw attention to your outfit and stand out from the crowd with this eye-catching crochet bag. Accessories are not just for convenience, they define our style and are extremely important. This crochet bag pattern will suit those who are not afraid of making bold choices. Plus, it’s actually easy to complete and doesn’t require much skill.

  • DESIGNED by Corduroykidd
  • PROJECT TYPE bags
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A woman is holding an easy tote bag.

Photos by Corduroykidd / Ravelry.com

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

13. Bernadette Tote Bag

A spacious crochet bag for those who always shop ahead. This handy pattern is specifically designed for easy carrying, so if you tend to shop a lot, this is your choice. The pattern uses quite a few crochet techniques, so it will be suitable for beginners and intermediate crocheters alike. Check the requirements before you begin.

  • DESIGNED by Kate Kosenko (Veselunka)
  • PROJECT TYPE bags
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner to intermediate
Two pictures of a woman holding an easy crocheted tote bag.

Photos by Kate Kosenko (Veselunka) / Ravelry.com

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

14. Breezy Bobble Tote Bag

This lightweight crochet bag will bring a touch of spring to your wardrobe when it’s still snowing outside. The pattern offers you the opportunity to make a voluminous and attractive crocheted bag for your shopping trips and everyday use. It’s a simple project, so you’ll be fine if you just follow the directions. The pattern includes stitches and lots of photos.

  • DESIGNED by Sweet Bee Crochet
  • PROJECT TYPE bags
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of crocheted bags and an easy tote bag.

Photos by Sweet Bee Crochet / Ravelry.com

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

15. The Huggable Tote

Feminine and beautiful. This crocheted bag is just what you need when you only want to carry your essentials. Made with super thick yarn, it looks very trendy and yet has a unique design that you won’t find in the store. You will be guided by the step-by-step video tutorial on YouTube, so the project is great for visual crocheters.

  • DESIGNED by Susan E. Kennedy
  • PROJECT TYPE bags
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a woman holding an easy crocheted tote bag.

Photos by Susan E. Kennedy / Ravelry.com

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

16. Hexagon Tote Bag

A simple tote made from crocheted hexagons. Hexagons on their own are great and eye-catching, but when they’re turned into accessories, they’re even more stunning. The best part is that while it looks fancy, it’s also easy to make and doesn’t take much effort, so be sure to give it a try. This crochet tote pattern is free and easy to follow.

  • DESIGNED by Lindsey Dale
  • PROJECT TYPE tote bag
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A handmade yellow crochet easy tote bag with geometric patterns, displayed flat and on a mannequin to show style and wearability.

Photos by Lindsey Dale / Ravelry.com

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

17. Mosaic Summer Tote

The design of this crocheted tote gives it a real beach summer vibe. If you’re looking for a handy bag for the warmer months, consider this pattern. Not only is it cute, it’s roomy and perfect for those beach parties. The bag is worked in mosaic crochet, so it’s a great opportunity to practice.

  • DESIGNED by Loops and Love Crochet
  • PROJECT TYPE tote bag
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Two views of an easy handmade crochet tote bag with a geometric pattern displayed on a chair.

Photos by Loops and Love Crochet / Ravelry.com

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

18. Adley Project Bag + Basket

A roomy and fancy crochet bag that will complement any of your outfits. If you want to go shopping but don’t have the right bag to carry your purchases, this will do the trick. It’s easy to make, looks like a store-bought bag, and is very comfortable to use. The pattern for this crocheted tote bag is easy to follow and free, so don’t wait!

  • DESIGNED by Grace Forthefrills
  • PROJECT TYPE tote bags
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a woman holding a crochet bag full of crochet supplies

Photos by Grace Forthefrills / Ravelry.com

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

19. 234-1 Open Market

Lacey, compact and great for vegetables and fruit! If you’re looking for a simple bag to use when you go shopping at the market, this project is for you. The simple pattern will show you how to make a practical and functional bag that will serve you for a long time. Plus, you will make it quickly, so consider adding it to your project list.

  • DESIGNED by DROPS design
  • PROJECT TYPE tote bags
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a woman holding two crochet market bags

Photos by DROPS design / Ravelry.com

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

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