Is it really possible to have too many bags? We don't think so, either.
Here we have a wide array of crochet bags for everyday occasions—going
to market, to your crochet meeting, to lunch with a friend. Our 6 Free
Crochet Bag Patterns will help increase your bag stash as you decrease
your yarn stash.
The Farmer's Market Tote by Judith L. Swartz is a classic mesh
market bag. This crochet tote bag has an extra-sturdy closed bottom to
keep things secure, as well as a sturdy, long shoulder handle. It's an
easy-to-make bag that will serve many uses.
Cases by Judith L. Swartz keep your various electronic devices safe.
It's easy to modify to fit the size of your particular device. This is a
great learning project for young crocheters. These projects are perfect
stash-busters and will make great stocking-stuffers. The pattern
includes directions for personalizing the bags with cross-stitch.
Chevron Shoulder Bag by Grace Talcott is a fun bag for tweens.
This bag features a great ripple stitch that is perfect for taking
beginning crocheters to the next level. Just pull your favorite colors
from your stash and start stitching!
The Slouchy Purse by
Drew Emborsky goes to the office as easily as it goes to lunch. This
crocheted purse is just right for a phone, notebook and a few other
essentials. The ribbed-look stitch is sturdy and the slouch adds stylish
dash. The short handle is great, but it's easy to lengthen if you
The Larger Than Life Bag by Cecily Keim is a
serious go-to-crochet-meeting bag. Showcase your favorite yarns in the
motifs. A fabric lining and handle keeps the motifs from stretching out.
The Message in a Flower Bag by Jill Wright is a
messenger bag made sturdy with felting. Unspun yarn is then used to
needle-felt a design onto the flap. Make the pretty pansies shown or
make up your own design.
The newest addition to this collection of free patterns is
the Messenger Bag by Julie Armstrong
Holetz. I love the circles of color in this funky felted bag. Squares of colors
worked on the front of the messenger bag peek through embroidered circles on
the front flap. This bag would be great in a variety of colors.