Crochet is a great way to create stylish and functional beach bags. These patterns cater to crocheters of all skill levels, providing step-by-step instructions to craft breezy and practical bags that are perfect for beach outings.
Crochet beach bags effortlessly blend fashion and functionality, making them versatile and trendy accessories for sunny getaways. These bags, intricately woven with yarn, showcase the artistry of crochet while serving as practical carriers for beach essentials.
Crafters can explore a myriad of designs, from openwork patterns that allow sand to sift through to tighter stitches for securing valuables. Crochet beach bags come in various sizes, catering to individual needs – from compact pouches for sunscreen and sunglasses to larger totes accommodating towels, books, and snacks.
The creative freedom of choosing yarn colors adds a personal touch, allowing each bag to reflect the maker’s style. Beyond their utility, crochet beach bags embody the spirit of relaxation and creativity, embodying the sun-soaked, carefree vibes of beach life while highlighting the craftsmanship of those who wield the crochet hook.
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1. Loose Beach Bag
This simple yet beautiful bag is easy to make and great for any beginner in crochet or bag-making. The pattern makes use of mainly treble and double crochet stitches throughout.
The bag is made from crocheting two panels and seaming them together. Once done, a simple handle is added to finish it off
2. Granny Square Summer Bag
Another nice and easy bag and, again, perfect for beginners.
The pattern makes use of multiple granny squares stitched together in a particular way to create a bag. All you need to do is make 13 of the same granny squares, sew them together and add handles on at the end.
3. Rainbow Beach Bag
This bag is amazingly colorful and easier to make than you think. You’ll need to know how to do a magic ring and single crochet stitches, but that’s it!
The pattern requires 6 colors, if you want to make a rainbow that is, and is made by crocheting around and ending each row with a slip stitch.
4. Life’s a Beach Bag
This bag is different from the others as it incorporates a leather strap for the handle which adds more practicality and security to this crochet bag.
This pattern is great as it creates a large enough bag for beach days and more and they even provide a pattern for crochet straps if you prefer it over leather ones!
5. Day at the Beach Bag
This bag pattern is really great – the resulting bag is a great size, super practical and looks lovely!
The pattern makes use of making wide straps for the large bag to enhance comfort for your hands or shoulders when carrying it.
6. Big Beach Bag
This bag looks really great and is perfect for small trips. The bag is super customizable and is so easy to make as it only uses double crochet stitches.
7. Large Circular Beach Bag
This chic circular bag looks great and has a real beach feel to it too. THe bag is large enough to hold all your beach essentials and it is easy to make.
All you need to do is crochet two flat circles and a side/bottom panel to stitch them together and add a handle – nice and easy!
8. Back to the Beach Bag
This simple color block bag is so cute and great for beginners to make – the bag is crocheted in the round from the bottom up and requires you to only use double crochet throughout most of it.
There is a small crochet stitch diagram and the end of the pattern to see how the stitches go together and where to start in a particular part of the pattern.
9. Ombre Beach Bag
This ombre bag looks really beautiful and can be easily customized to suit any color you prefer. The pattern creates a mesh-like bag that can stretch and fit a lot inside of it.
The most common stitch in this pattern is a single crochet and a half-double crochet stitch, so it’s a perfect bag for beginners (and advanced crochets) to try out as a first bag pattern.
10. Bernat Beach Bag with Mat
This bag is great for it’s size and multi-functionality. The bag is great to fit all beach essentials and it even has a mat included as part of it.
The pattern is very clear and is easy to follow how you make the mat as part of bag – you just extended to front panel to a longer length that can then be rolled up into the bag as a mat for beach day!
11. Shell Stitch Beach Bag
This bag looks so complex and so beautiful owing to it’s shell stitch pattern – the designer even has a matching hat pattern to go with it. The scalloped edge of the bag adds a nice touch and makes it look even prettier.
This bag is really large in size and can fit everything you need whether for a beach day or other event. It can be difficult for a complete beginner to make, but it isn’t so complex that a beginner couldn’t give it a go!
There are step-by-step pictures and clear instructions to help you through it all.
12. Twine and Tassel Lace Beach Bag
This bag is great due to it’s more textured look due to the use of the twine yarn. You could also try and different yarn type too if you want a different look.
The bag also has cute lace trim and tassels which add a chic detail to the overall look of the beach bag. There’s even an optional cloth interior which the writer includes instructions for adding.
13. Seamless Beach Bag
This beach bag is made with a seamless crochet technique and is super lightweight meaning an easy and comfortable bag to carry your beach essentials.
The bag is super easy to make as it uses simple crochet stitches so beginners and advanced crocheters alike can make this with no problem!
14. Summer Bag
This bag looks amazing and is even customizable on the fly – you can switch out the fabric straps as and when you see fit, so you can make it match your style when you use it!
The pattern is EASY! You really only need to make the bowl of the bag and it’s done. You then just add the fabric straps which can be glued or sewn down if you want or leave as is for easy changing!
15. Beach Bum Backpack
This beach bag uses the beautiful mosaic crochet technique – it may look complicated, but it is easier than it looks; making this a great bag pattern for beginners who want a bag and an opportunity to practice a new crochet technique!
This bag is slightly different to other bags on the list because it has straps that make it a backpack instead of a shoulder bag – a great way to keep your hands free for ice cream on the beach!
16. Chunky Beach Bag
This bag is super versatile and works as a beach bag, market bag or even a crochet project bag. The bag stretches just a little when used so it will definitely fit everything you need!
The pattern designer has used fabric yarn for sturdiness, but you could use your usual yarn too. The bag is super easy and only requires you to know 4 simple crochet stitches to make it: chain stitch, single crochet, double crochet stitch, and slip stitch.
17. Beach Waves Bag
This bag is amazing to look at and is easy to make using a simple combination of basic crochet stitches. You can easily customize this bag and change colors to suit your favorites!
The pattern is really well-written and as a result it is nice and easy to follow along to make this cute beach bag.
18. Ocean Breeze Tote
This bag reminds me of the beach due to the colors, but again you can easily change and customize this bag to suit you. The bag is a great size for the beach, shopping and more.
This pattern also uses simple crochet stitches and is made by joining rounds. There is a video tutorial available for the bag pattern should you prefer it, but the pattern is well-written and easy to follow too.
19. Portofino Bag Set
I really love this minimal but practical mesh beach bag design and the matching bottle carrier bag too! The pattern uses just single crochet, double crochet, slip stitch, as well as being able to chain and skip stitches.
The result is a sizeable, but lightweight bag for use anywhere you need! The plus side of the numerous holes is that you won’t get sand trapped at the bottom of the bag!
20. Marina Tote
This stylish beach bag is really practical and looks great no matter where you go with it! The pattern is customizable and colors changed easily.
The bag is worked from the bottom up and has a really lovely rope handle adding a lovely texture. The pattern designer has even helpfully given guidance on adding the grommets to the bag for the handle part.
21. Beach Party Bag
This funky beach bag is made easily using two panels sewn together with a colorful and interesting round handle. The handle is made by crocheting around a plastic loop to give a structure and sturdiness.
Again you could choose any color handle and really make it your own! The pattern even has guidance on how to create the tassel detail found on the bag handle.
22. Summer Stripe Bag
This summer stripe bag is made using a herringbone stitch – it creates a lovely texture and the colors used can be customized to make it your own.
The constant stitch with no gaps can mean it takes longer to make but the resulting bag design and look is worth it! What makes this bag pattern even better is that it is all made in one piece and so requires no seaming of panels or shaping to complete.
23. Summer Essentials Beach Bag
This looks great not only due to the color combination, but also the mixed pattern textures both within the main bag design and the texture of the handle too. Once again this bag can be customized to fit the colors you like most.
The pattern uses only single crochet stitches to make the solid bottom and top parts of the bag and the middle section of the bag, where the mesh structure is, is made using a combination of chains and half double crochet stitches.
24. Magnolia Granny Square Bag
I love the way this slouchy bag looks and even better is the sheer size of the bag! It is so useful for any occasion and can fit so many essentials for your day! What makes it even better is that it’s made up of granny squares.
Granny squares are a great project for beginners and can be made so easily – once made they are sewn together to form the bag. The designer has provided a placement diagram for the granny squares so you know how to join them together.