18 Free Crochet Shoulder Bag Patterns For Everyone

Crochet is a craft that is always changing. There are always new patterns coming out, and some of them are really great. Today, we’ve put together a list of the best crochet shoulder bag patterns that are easy to make, no matter how much you know about crocheting. More and more people are using handbag patterns these days, and the crochet shoulder bag is easy to carry and a versatile accessory you can use every day.

Shoulder bags that you crochet are easy to make and are a great way to try out new skills. All of the patterns in the roundup are simple to make, and each one is different in some way. Patterns for crocheted shoulder bags are great for shopping, travelling, or just having fun. They are easy to carry around, so why not make some? These crochet patterns are easy but stylish, and they will look great on you.

This collection of crochet shoulder bag patterns has all kinds of shoulder bag patterns, like round shoulder bag patterns, long-to-short shoulder bag patterns with detachable lace bags, and crochet shoulder bags with chains. All of these patterns are free. Enjoy!

How To crochet a Shoulder bag:

First of all, you should know how to crochet a shoulder bag. This crochet shoulder bag patterns collection with 15+ patterns is perfect for beginners. The crochet shoulder bag pattern will teach you how to crochet a shoulder bag with a crochet hook, yarn, and needles. It is easy and simple to follow the pattern, and you will have a great-looking shoulder bag in no time! Let’s make the crochet shoulder bag pattern now!

Mostly used Yarns are listed below!

  • Red Heart Super Saver yarn
  • worsted weight yarn
  • cotton yarn
  • acrylic yarn
  •  Bernat Beyond Yarn

The Navy Shoulder Bag

The Navy Shoulder Bag

Are you ready for another crochet shoulder bag pattern? We love this shoulder bag so much that we can’t wait to share it with everyone. Start crocheting this bag today! With its multipurpose use, this crochet shoulder bag pattern will be a great hit for you to try this season. Working with this pattern, you can make a stylish navy blue bag perfect for everyday use. This wonderfully simple and easy-to-crochet shoulder bag pattern is perfect for beginners.


  • ReTwisst Macrame yarn
  • 6.0 mm (J) hook


Wildrose Shoulder Bag

Wildrose Bag

With a design that is easy to make and fun to wear, the Wildrose Shoulder Bag is a great project to try. This bag can be worn on one shoulder or across the body and is great for holding all your essentials. Built with sturdy and strong mercerized cotton, this design will surely hold up through many adventures! This pattern is ideal if you want the perfect gift to make or crochet. You can use any yarn to crochet this shoulder bag, but if you prefer linen yarn, you may want to go down one hook size. Many pictures are included with this pattern, so even beginners can follow along easily.


  • 3 skeins of 24/7 Cotton in Taupe (worsted weight level 4 yarn); my bag used 187 g/348 yds (2 skeins)
  • 2.75 mm and 3.75 mm Clover Amour crochet hooks
  • Yarn Needle (bent tip helpful for attaching)
  • Lock ring stitch markers
  • Steamer (optional for blocking granny squares – I use this affordable one HERE)
  • Small purse organizer insert (optional to add zipper closure and compartments to this bag)- dimensions of the insert are: Length: 9“/23 cm, Height: 5.9“/15 cm


Easy Shoulder Bag

Easy Bag

The easy shoulder bag crochet pattern is a quick project that you can whip up a few of in no time. It’s great for going to the farmers market, using it as a crochet project bag, and just an everyday tote bag. The pattern is based on the rectangle, so starting to work in the round was a breeze for me. It’s great to go to the farmers market, use as a crochet project bag, and as just an everyday tote bag—a great project for beginner crocheters who want to practice simple stitches.


  • 6.5 mm / US: K – 10.5 / UK: 3
  • 4 Medium Yarn
  • Needle,
  • 1 stitch marker
  • Scissors


Trifold Shoulder Bag

Trifold Shoulder Bag

This trifold bag is a great project for the beginner crocheter and the experienced. It is a great way to use up small amounts of yarn, yet you can make it large or small. The instructions are easy to follow, and this bag comes together quickly — perfect for those last-minute gifts! This 3-in-1 bag is made of two identical rectangles sewn together at the top edge. This makes it easy to create a sturdy base for the bag and gives it a clean look as we do not need to create any edging when we sew the pieces together.


  • Red Heart Super Saver Solids yarn
  • Size 4 yarn
  • 5.5 mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn Needle and Scissors


  • CH – Chain
  • SC – Single Crochet
  • LDC – Linked Double Crochet
  • ST(s) – Stitch(es)
  • SLST – Slip Stitch


Belmont Crochet Shoulder Bag Pattern:

Belmont Crochet Shoulder Bag Pattern

Belmont Crochet Shoulder Bag Pattern is a light and easy project. This bag is perfect for beginning crocheters, and it’s also a great chance to try out some of the different crochet stitches in the knitting world. The Belmont is the perfect bag to hold your essentials, constructed from crochet and topped with a handmade leather strap. The strap is secured with antique brass hardware plated in vermeil, making it last for years.

Use jazz colors or try different combinations of colors to make this bag your own. It is a stylish, comfortable shoulder or cross-over body bag.  The textured panel shows off your yarn, but it’s not hard to work. With simple construction, there are only two seams to sew. This project is great for both beginners and more experienced crocheters alike! Have fun!


  • US size J/10, 6.0 mm crochet hook
  • Bernat Beyond Yarn (Category 6 Super Bulky Yarn)
  • Large Eye Yarn Needle
  • Faux Leather Bag Straps (optional)
  • Hand Needles (optional)


  • ch(s): chain(s)
  • sc: single crochet
  • sts: stitch(es)
  • sl st: slip stitch
  • mhdc: modified half double crochet (see notes)


Mini Crochet Shoulder Bag Pattern:

Mini Bag Pattern

What woman doesn’t love a great bag that’s roomy enough to fit all her essentials but still cute and classy? This mini crochet shoulder bag is the go-to accessory. Its petite size makes it easy to take on the run or slip into your larger handbag. Make one in buffalo plaid or a solid color. The gorgeous texture stitch pattern is easy to achieve. This little crochet shoulder bag is just the right size for your phone, ID, and lip balm.

Perfect for basic outings or to pair with leggings or pants with no pockets! It’s simple enough to make in a couple of hours on a weekend — one skein of our new Buffalo Plaid yarn will have you out the door in time for brunch! It makes a great replacement for a traditional handbag or clutch. The open style will keep you hands-free, while the wide strap keeps it comfortable to wear across your body. It’s so easy to make–no complicated techniques needed. Make one for yourself or as a gift! The pattern also includes instructions for making an optional wristlet/cross-body strap!


  • 5.5mm Hook
  • Dishie Yarn
  • Darning Needle
  • 2 small swivel hooks
  • 2 Large Jump Rings


  • Ch – Chain
  • Sc – Single Crochet
  • Dc – Double Crochet
  • Sl st – Slip Stitch
  • St – Stitch


Pinwheel Bottom Tunisian Bag Crochet Pattern:

Pinwheel Bottom Tunisian Bag Crochet Pattern

A step up from a basic bag, this one is perfect for the person who likes to carry a number of things around, from books and papers to knitting material. The top edge of the bag includes small holes for a drawstring to keep contents safe. Tunisian crochet is used to create this graphic design on the bottom of the bag. This crochet bag features an eye-catching pinwheel design that will keep all travelers on the go organized. Made in Patons Grace (100% acrylic), this rectangular tote with a handle is fun to make and easy to care for.

A drawstring top with small holes for tie strings adds extra security while allowing the bag to expand with its contents. A Tunisian carry-all bag, this crochet forum favorite features an easy-to-memorize pinwheel bottom design in addition to the usual circle bottom. This free crochet pattern is easy to memorize, quick to work up, and looks great in any color. The only thing better than one Tunisian Crochet Bag is two Tunisian Crochet Bags. This bag can be customized using any color to match your style. It also makes a great gift for a lady on the go.


Penwork Crochet Shoulder Bag Pattern:

Penwork Bag Pattern

Create a fashionable shoulder bag that’s perfect for unexpected good weather. It is a weekend bag, market tote, or quick overnight bag. The Penwork Crochet Shoulder Bag is as stylish as it is functional. A flexible closure and double handles make it comfortable to carry, while the interior zipper pocket safely stores your keys and other valuables. This bag also features a unique Crochet-On Penwork design: Each bag’s main body flap and the strap was crocheted individually and then sewn onto the bag.

This bag is stylish and can be completed in just a few hours, featuring an easy grab handle, swivel hook hardware, and an optional drawstring closure at the top. It’s large enough to carry your wallet, sunglasses, smartphone, or planner. So, make this handy crochet shoulder bag in any color/fabric combo your heart desires. Versatile straps can be made long or ¾ length for different looks. Perfect for carrying your daily essentials! The shoulder straps can be adjusted to suit your height, and the strap with the buttonholes allows the bag to be carried on your forearm or across your chest.


  •  Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton Yarn (weight: 4/worsted – 400 yards, 3.5 oz)
  • Size G (4.00 mm) crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers
  • Scraps of yarn for tassels (optional)


  • ch(s): chain(s)
  • sl st: slip stitch
  • st(s): stitch(es)
  • sc: single crochet
  • dc: double crochet
  • beg: beginning
  • RS: right side
  • BLO: back loop only
  • SM: stitch marker


Denim Envelope Crochet Shoulder Bag Pattern:

Denim Envelope Crochet Shoulder Bag Pattern

This easy crochet shoulder bag is perfect for Spring/Summer. It’s trendy and trendy, looks gorgeous with white jeans, and has a convenient zip-up compartment – great for traveling or beach visits. It is so quick to make, with no sewing required. The cotton yarn makes it lightweight and perfect for hot summer days! The bag can be carried on your shoulder or easily tuck the strap away, becoming the perfect crochet clutch bag. It also has two big pockets to keep things like your phone, keys, etc., safe and sound while you are out and about. This crochet shoulder bag can be used as a classic shoulder bag or as a cute crochet purse. It is very fashionable, and you can wear it every day.

The bag has a zipper pocket and adjustable shoulder straps with metal buckles which are hardly found in most traditional shoulder bags. The Denim EnveloSpe Crochet Shoulder Bag has an envelope opening that zips closed to give it a finished look. This crochet shoulder bag has two compartments but can be just as easily made in one large compartment, which is perfect if you want it only to be used as a clutch bag.


  • 3mm (US D) crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors
  • Stitch markers if desired
  • A pair of 2 silver D ring clips, 40mm
  • Silver chain, 110cm long
  • Magnetic clasp


  • sc –  single crochet
  • dc – double crochet
  • ch(s) – chain(s)
  • ss – slip stitch
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • RS – right side
  • WS – wrong side
  • rep – repeat
  • FL – front loop


Free Crochet Shoulder Bag Patterns

Summer Shoulder Bag Crochet Pattern:

Summer Shoulder Bag Crochet Pattern

Are you looking for a simple crochet pattern for a summer bag for a small pouch to carry a few small items? Then this crochet Summer Shoulder Bag pattern is perfect for you. This bag has a narrow shoulder strap, so it is the perfect size to carry all the necessities while going out or while being out. Thanks to its luxurious cotton yarn, you can pair this shoulder bag with your favorite summer clothes and look fabulous. It takes just a few hours to crochet this summer bag.

It’s large enough to fit an iPhone plus a couple of extra things. Above all, it’s a free pattern you could finish in a day! This crochet bag pattern is made for wide summer garments. The mini size is perfect to fit your phone, wallet, sunglasses, etc. You can adjust the strap length & the width by adding or removing chains in rows 5-6 according to your garment size.


  • 6 mm / US: J – 10 / UK: 4 hook
  • 24/7 Cotton in color Denim.
  • Needle


Annie’s Crochet Shoulder Bag Free Pattern:

Annie’s Bag Free Pattern

Have you been looking for a crochet bag pattern with the look and feel of a knitted handmade bag but crocheted?  Summer is always a good time to crochet a bag to carry in the heat. This tote pattern will give you a summer bag that can handle sunscreen and snacks, your wallet and keys when you want to go to the beach or the pool, and anything else you need for a summer day. The crochet shoulder bag has a pretty x stitch that makes a real statement.

It is a large crochet tote with a sturdy, solid bottom. The open side details make for an interesting bag that allows you to see inside. Crochet this beautiful bag in your favorite cotton yarn that makes it usable in real life because then you can wash it! It’s a summer crochet project that any crocheter will enjoy making. It’s a large crochet bag designed to have a sturdy bottom. You can make it as a rectangular or square tote, too.


  • 7oz/360 yds #4 med worsted weight yarn,
  • 5.5 mm hook,* Yarn needle, Measuring tape, Scissors


  • Mc – magic circle or ch 3 and sl st to 1st, work into the circle.
  • rep – repeat
  • ch(s) – chain(s)
  • rnd(s) – round(s)
  • sc – single crochet
  • sc2tog – single crochet two together
  • sk – skip the indicated stitch
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • Tr – treble stitch


Everyday Boho Bag Free Crochet Pattern:

Everyday Boho Bag Free Crochet Pattern

I love the trend of crochet fringe bags. You may want more than one of these cute crochet bags if you are like me. These little crochet boho bags are the perfect project for a beginner crocheter because they don’t require a lot of material. It is a great little crochet purse pattern to whip up many addictive bags in different colors! With Spring and Summer right around the corner, you might like to try this crochet fringe bag pattern to stay cool and look super cute.

If you need a crochet purse to take with you everywhere, here’s one that’s quick and easy. This crochet boho bag makes a great gift and is the perfect summer bag pattern—the beautiful crochet fringe and ruffle at the bottom work for any of your spring and summer outfits. You can add some crochet flowers on the corner to add that little extra to your purse.  It is crocheted using a  Lion Brand Yarn’s Rewind Tape yarn and a 6.5 mm or size K hook, so it works quickly. But this tote bag is completely customizable, and you can choose any yarn and suitable hook according to your choice.


  • 2 skeins of Lion Brand Rewind Tape yarn or 5 oz of similar bulky weight yarn
  • 6.5 mm or size K hook
  • Optional: 3.75 mm or size F hook for optional crocheted purse strap
  • 2 stitch markers
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors


  • Ch – chain
  • Sc – single crochet
  • Sc2tog – single crochet 2 stitches together
  • Sl st – slip stitch
  • St(s) – stitch(es)
  • Sm – stitch marker


Dip Dyed Shoulder Bag Free Crochet Pattern:

Dip Dyed Shoulder Bag Free Crochet Pattern

This bag features two-color blocks, a braided strap, a hooded top, and an added zipper. It’s perfect for men or women to carry laptops, books, tablets, camera equipment, or any smaller items you want to have with you. Great bag to take on long trips or just to run into town. This one is fun because it’s all worked in back loops. The body is worked in the round with minimal sewing. This Dip Dyed Shoulder Bag is the perfect new crochet bag pattern to build your skills and create something special.

One-color block of textured stitches transitions to another in this fun, feminine bag. Double thick straps hold everything together without bulky, uncomfortable rings or clasps. It comes with a zipper pocket on the outside and one inside for all your essentials. The strap is worked separately, then braided. The front pocket can carry a wallet, smartphones, sunglasses, and many other small items like these. Try this bag pattern if you are intimidated by cables or can’t seem to grow nice locks!


  • Maybe 600 Yards of Worsted Weight Yarn – I used Lily Sugar n Cream in the Ecru (maybe two skeins), and the Black Currant [Dark Purple] (less than one skein) colorways
  • H8/5mm Crochet Hook
  • Tapestry Needle for Weaving in Ends
  • Optional, Jewelry Pliers
  • Stitch Marker or Waste Yarn
  • 12″ Zipper
  • *2 Size 4 (⅝″) Snap Buttons (Dritz)
  • Thread & #22 Tapestry Needle
  • *Fabric for Lining
  • Sewing Pins to Secure Zipper
  • Sewing Machine (or Hand Sew)


  • BLO – Back Loop Only
  • FLO – Front Loop Only
  • SC – Single Crochet
  • FSC – Foundation Single Crochet


Matilda Tote Free Crochet Pattern:

Matilda Tote Free Crochet Pattern

Have you ever looked at a woven bag and wished it crocheted? The secret to the tote’s structure is two strands of worsted weight yarn and a smaller hook to give it nice structured lines and look. And instead of carrying straps, this tote only has the natural handle created by the ribbing on the sides. The Matilda Tote can be carried in many ways: on your shoulder, hands-free with the leather handles, or use the top handle for a quick trip into the store!

It’d be perfect for holding books or anything else you can fit into! This bag is ideal – large enough to carry all your essentials – and small enough to be super cute and travel-friendly! This tote looks unique as it’s cabled, structured, and made with worsted weight yarn. It would make a gorgeous gift for anyone! You’ll find this bag easy to make if you’re an advanced beginner to intermediate crocheter.


  • worsted weight yarn
  • Size H hook, 5 mm
  • yarn needle
  • sewing pins


Summer Crochet Shoulder Bag Pattern:

Summer Crochet Shoulder Bag Pattern

This pretty crochet pattern is easy to understand and works up quickly. It is an excellent project for beginners or someone looking for a quick project. The bag is crocheted in the round, so minimal turns are required to create the design. If you have access to free tutorials on crocheting i-cord, this will complete the bag in only one evening! The shoulder strap is made with an i-cord, which you can create using a knitting machine. This crochet pattern includes some simple flower designs to use on the bag. This is a speedy and easy crochet bag. Adding the fringes and the tassels at the end of each cord makes it look much more complicated than it really is!

The finished bag is lovely and soft (feels like cotton) with nice detailing to make it stand out. With this pattern, you can make a matching shoulder bag in the same style, just by changing the size of the square and adding some details. It’s perfect for summer because it is light, but don’t underestimate it! This pattern is easy enough to let you save some time but do not lose the original idea that made this bag so unique.


  • Sport, mercerized 100% cotton yarn
  • 3 mm  –  D hook


  • ss: slip stitch
  • ch: chain
  • sc: single crochet
  • dc: double crochet
  • 2dc-cluster: 2 dc made in the same space and closed together
  • 3dc-cluster: 3 dc made in the same space and closed together
  • st/s: stitch / es
  • rnd: round
  • prev: previous
  • rep **: repeat from * to *


Crochet Fringed Bag Pattern:

Crochet Fringed Bag Pattern

What could be more fun than looking stylish while practicing crochet bag making? This crochet pattern is just what you need. This bag is super easy to make; it’s worked in a side-to-side direction, and the rows do not include any shaping. Shaded in mostly Caron Cotton Cakes, the Crochet Fringed Bag Pattern features a double crochet fabric with a fringed front. A toggle for the drawstring bag closes the main opening while the single crochet handle is carried over one shoulder.

This easy-to-make summer bag will make an eye-catching accent to any outfit. Practice essential skills, such as working in rounds, single crochet, double crochet, and creating the fringed look. Creating this lovely accessory only takes one ball of Caron Cotton Cake!” With multiple pockets, you can store your phone, money, bills, and other items you might need while making this crochet bag. It’s an adorable handbag featuring double crochet front post bars for playful fringe. With various colors, you can easily change the bag’s look by choosing a different color.


Crochet Chevron Shoulder Bag Pattern:

Crochet Chevron Shoulder Bag Pattern

This fun and easy crochet shoulder bag is a great project for beginners to learn beginner stitches, and the result will make you proud!  Advanced crocheters can also enjoy this pattern as a great “mindless project” to do while watching their favorite show! The Chevron Shoulder Bag is a perfect project for beginners to learn basic crochet stitches, and the result is awe-inspiring! It’s a great bag for everyday use, going to the beach or pool, school or work. Both men and women can use it.

It will be great to keep a little bit of fantasy in mind. This shoulder bag is perfect for all ages and any outfit (casual or elegant). It is also surprisingly easy to make! It is made of thick woven string, which is durable but still soft at the touch. The strap stops at both edges of the bag, making it easy to attach to your body using a loop button. This easy-to-follow guide will help you make a crochet bag out of a few squares. You’ll learn how to create a cylindrical crochet bag like this one. The result will be an awesome and stylish purse, ready for your next day! This is an ideal gift for your friend. Enjoy!


Crochet Wildrose Shoulder Bag Pattern:

Crochet Wildrose Shoulder Bag Pattern

Wildrose is a crochet-inspired shoulder bag that includes 15 unique granny squares that are seamed together in a way unlike any of the classic granny square bags you know and love and will create an elegant, luxurious feel!. The result is a fun and funky little purse that will amaze and inspire. Crochet Wildrose with vivid colors to brighten your outfit, or go for soft neutrals of black and gray for a more dressed-down look.

This pattern is suitable for an advanced beginner who is comfortable with shifting stitches and working into back loops only. It features a flattering shape for a shoulder bag and is fashioned with a crocheted strap that can be worn on your shoulder or across the body. The simple construction allows you to complete it in just a few hours. The bag is perfect for carrying all of your essentials—an ideal handbag or evening bag often seen on movie stars’ arms.


  • 3 skeins of 24/7 Cotton in Taupe yarn
  • 2.75 mm and 3.75 mm Clover Amour crochet hooks
  • Yarn Needle
  • Lock ring stitch markers
  • Steamer
  • Small purse organizer insert