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33 Free Patterns for
Crochet Crossbody Bags


33 of the best free crossbody bag crochet patterns to inspire you to make your own bag.

Crossbody bags are perfect for when you need to keep your essentials close but don’t want to carry around a heavy bag. They’re usually smaller than shoulder bags, and by wearing them across your body, the weight is more evenly distributed, which helps to reduce strain.


Crossbody Bags: Free written Crochet Patterns

A woman in a living room wearing a crochet crossbody market bag.
Photo: mihandmadehome.wixsite.com

The Sunburst Crossbody Bag from MI Handmade Home

This easy crossbody market bag is made from eight granny squares.

SIZE: 12″ wide by 12½: high (30.5 cm x 31.75 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Impeccable from Loops & Threads.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 250 yards (228.5 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors, stitch markers, a measuring tape, a yarn needle, and one button.

Two small crochet crossbody bags in different colours.
Photo: crochetdreamz.com

Step-By-Step Crochet Crossbody Bag Tutorial from Crochet Dreamz

This easy pattern includes instructions for adding a hand-sewn lining.

SIZE: 10″ wide x 10¾”tall (25 cm x 27 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn, e.g., Bernat Maker Home Dec.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 250 yards (228 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) and 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors, a tapestry needle, stitch markers, a keychain clasp, ½ yard of fabric, a sewing needle, and sewing thread.

A woman outdoors wearing a crochet crossbody bag with bobble stitch detail.
Photo: eandpcrochet.com

The Whimsy Satchel Crochet Pattern from Evelyn & Peter

The Whimsy Satchel is a free crochet crossbody bag crocheted almost entirely in one piece. It works up quickly in bulky weight yarn.

SIZE: 10″ x 8″ (25 cm x 20 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 265 yards (242 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors, a yarn needle, stitch markers, and a tape measure.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Crochet in the Front Loop Only, Crochet in the Back Loop Only, and Bobble Stitch.

A classic granny square crossbody bag.
Photo: garnstudio.com

Campus Crochet Crossbody Bag from DROPS Design

This is an easy free crochet bag pattern, but it is worked from a chart, so it’s not suitable for beginners.

SIZE: 8¼” wide x 8¼” high (21 cm x 21 cm), not including straps.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight cotton, e.g., DROPS Paris from Garnstudio.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors and a yarn needle.

A flat lay of a summer dress, sunglasses, and a crochet crossbody bag with a black strap.
Photo: lulostitchco.com

Crochet Crossbody Bag: Free Pattern from Lulo Stitch Co

This is a great bag for those occasions where you don’t want a big, heavy bag but just need to keep your wallet and phone close. The construction of the bag is very simple; it’s just a large rectangle that is folded and seamed together on the sides.

SIZE: 12″ wide and 8″ high (30.5 cm x 20.5 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #6 / Super Bulky / Roving weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 120 yards/90 m.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 8 mm (L-11) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 2 x D-rings or O-rings, an adjustable purse strap, scissors, and a tapestry needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Berry Stitch and Crocheting in the Back Bump.

Textured crochet crossbody bag with a leather strap.
Photo: theloopholefox.com

Crochet Crossbody Bag Pattern from The Loophole Fox

The Brivet bag is a casual, boho-inspired pattern suitable for advanced beginners. The bag is crocheted in the round with two strands of yarn held together and has a beautiful, dense texture.

SIZE: 6½” wide and 7″ long (16.5 cm x 18 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Cotlin.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 233 yards (213 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors, a tapestry needle, stitch markers, a 1½” toggle button, a 47″ strap with lobster clasps, and a measuring tape.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Spiked Single Crochet and Foundation Half Double Crochet.

A bright pink, small crossbody bag.
Photo: craftpassion.com

Small Crochet Crossbody Bag from Craft Passion

This free bag pattern is suitable for intermediate skill levels and features crochet cable stitches and a crocheted button.

SIZE: 5½” x 6½” (14 cm x 16.5 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #2 / Fine / Sport weight yarn, e.g., Raffia Yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors, a tapestry needle, stitch markers, and a measuring tape.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Split Single Crochet.

A small white crochet bag with a wooden button and smple black arrow embroidery detail.
Photo: cashmeredandelions.com

Minimalist Crochet Crossbody Purse from Cashmere Dandelions

This is an easy, free pattern with a simple construction method.

SIZE: 9½” x 8″ (24 cm x 20 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #6 / Super Bulky / Roving weight yarn, e.g., True Colours from Yarn Bee.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: Two skeins in White, and a small amount in Black.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 9 mm (M/N-13) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: One button, a purse strap, a measuring tape, scissors, and a tapestry needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Crochet in the Back Loop and simple embroidery.

A mustard yelloe crochet crossbody bag and matching coin purse.
Photo: hearthookhome.com

Girl’s Best Friend Crochet Crossbody Purse from Heart Hook Home

This free pattern includes instructions for a child-size bag, an adult-size bag, and a matching coin purse. There is a tutorial on the blog for adding a lining and zipper to your bag.

SIZE: 8″ wide and 9½” tall (20 cm x 24.5 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton or cotton blend. E.g., CotLin.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 232 yards (212 cm).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 9″ zipper (7″ for the child size and coin purse), a far quarter for lining the bag (optional), metal chain for the strap (optional), ½” D-Ring, a measuring tape, scissors, and a tapestry needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Diamond Stitch.

A raffia crochet bag and hat.
Photo: myhobbyiscrochet.com

Raffie Crossbody Bag from My Hobby is Crochet

The Raffie Crossbody Bag is a free pattern for a bag with optional lining and a zipper.

SIZE: 12″ wide x 8¾” high (30 cm x 22 cm).
YARN REQUIRED: 160 g of Raffia Paper Yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4.50 mm (7) and 5 mm (H-8) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: A stitch marker, a yarn needle, scissors, measuring tape, magnetic button clasp snap, a crossbody bag strap, sewing thread, sewing needle, and sewing pins. There are also some optional supplies – two wooden beads, a small snap ring, a 13¾” (35 cm) zipper, an 8″ (18 cm) zipper, and fabric lining.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Crocheting in the Back Bump.

A small crossbody bag with a sunflower granny square.
Photo: crochet365knittoo.com

Sassy Sunflower Crochet Crossbody Bag from Crochet 365 Knit Too

SIZE: 6½” x 7½” (16.5 cm x 19 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight cotton, e.g., I Love This Cotton!
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Tapestry needle, scissors, 2 x 1″ D-rings, a
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Puff Stitch, Bobble Stitch.

A bright yellow crochet crossbody bag with a mobile phone and a bunch of flowers.
Photo: burgundyandblush.co.uk

Alpine Stitch Crochet Crossbody Bag from Burgundy & Blush

The Aster Alpine Stitch Bag is a free pattern for intermediate-skill-level crocheters.

YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: Less than 100 g.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6), 5 mm (H-8), and 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: Scissors, a needle, a 10″ (25 cm) zipper, and optional lining material.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Alpine Stitch and Crochet in the Third Loop Only.

A crochet crossbody bag and sunglasses.
Photo: cashmeredandelions.com

Lattice Crochet Crossbody Bag from Cashmere Dandelions

SIZE: 9½” x 7½” (24 cm x 19 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #6 / Super Bulky / Roving weight yarn, e.g., Hometown USA from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: Two skeins.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 9 mm (M/N-13) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors, a tapestry needle, snap closure (optional)
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Front Post Treble.

A crochet crossbody bag with a retro floral applique.
Photo: sweetsofties.com

Floral Boho Bag from Sweet Softies

This free crochet crossbody bag features a flower applique, beaded tassels, and a button closure.

SIZE: 8″ x 8½” (20 cm x 21.5 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) and 6 mm (J-10) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: Scissors, two wooden beads, a wooden button, a yarn needle, and two 12″ x 12″ (30.5 cm x 30.5 cm) fabric squares to line the bag.

A pink crochet crossbody bag with tassels and a drawstring.
Photo: twchandmade.com

The Roseate Crochet Crossbody Bag from Tender Warm Creations

This is an easy crochet crossbody bag pattern with a drawstring.

SIZE: 11″ long x 9½” across (28 cm x 24 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn, e.g., Rewind Yarn from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: One 100 g skein.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6 mm (J-10) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors, yarn needle, measuring tape, and a purse strap.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Extended Single Crochet and Crochet in the Back Loop Only.

A small, yellow crochet crossbody bag with tassels and fringing.
Photo: yarnspirations.com

Bernat Boho Inspired Crochet Crossbody Bag from Yarnspirations

This is a fun, free pattern for intermediate skill levels.

SIZE: 10″ x 13″, not including the fringe (25 cm x 33 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Bernat Softee Cotton.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: Two balls.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4), 4 mm (G-6), and 6.50 mm (K-10 ½) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: Scissors, a tapestry needle, a tape measure, and a 3″ piece of cardboard for making the tassels.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Shell Stitch.

A crochet crossbody bag with a buckle.
Photo: kirstenhollowaydesigns.com

Crochet Crossbody Bag from Kirsten Holloway Designs

Learn how to crochet a crossbody bag from squares with this unique free pattern.

SIZE: 17″ wide and 8-18″ tall (43 cm x 20-45 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight cotton, e.g., Lily Sugar‘n Cream.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 720-740 yards (658-676 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.25 mm (D-3), 4 mm (G-6) and 5 mm (H-8) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: ½” antique brass buckle, two 1½” antique brass buckles, a yarn needle, scissors, 18″ (45 cm) of 4.5 mm cord, 2ft thin twine, stitch markers, large safety pins, and one yard of fabric for lining (optional).
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Cluster Stitches, Post Stitches, Shell Stitch, Surface Slip Stitch, Reverse Single Crochet, and Half Double Crochet in the Third Loop.

A crochet crossbody purse with an aztec design.
Photo: megmadewithlove.com

Aztec Boho Crossbody Purse from Meg Made With Love

SIZE: 9¾” x 8¼” (24.5 cm x 21 cm).
YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn in five different colours.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: ⅛ of a yarn of faux leather, rivets, a rivet setter, snaps, a yarn needle, sewing pins, a tape measure, ¼ yard of fabric lining, scissors, 8 mm jump rings, a large metal chain or D-rings, small pliers, wire cutters, a hot glue gun, and a purse strap.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Colourwork.

A simple crochet crossbody bag in blue yarn.
Photo: sierrascraftycreations.com

Free Crossbody Crochet Bag Pattern from Sierra’s Crafty Creations

This bag pattern is a quick and simple project that can be completed within a few hours, making it easy to make your own bag.

SIZE: 9″ x 9″ (23 cm x 23 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn, e.g., Rewind Yarn from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 242 yards (221 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) and 6 mm (J-10) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: Scissors and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Crochet I-Cord and Half Double Crochet in the Back Loop Only.

A crossbody work featuring crochet colourwork.
Photo: croydencrochet.com

Maya Crossbody Bag from Croyden Crochet

This is a free crochet pattern featuring a tapestry crochet colourwork panel. The pattern includes a chart and written instructions for the colourwork.

SIZE: 9½” wide and 8″ high (24 cm x 20 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., I Love This Cotton!
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors, a tapestry needle, a button, and suede leather lace (optional).
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Tapestry Crochet Colourwork and Crochet in the Back Loop Only.

A long-distance view of a woman wearing a crossbody bag with a suede leather flap.
Photo: megmadewithlove.com

Free Crochet Cross-Body Bag Pattern from Meg Made with Love

This beautiful bag has a decidedly not-homemade look about it. It features beautiful suede leather and antique brass details.

SIZE: 11″ wide and 9″ tall (28 cm x 23 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #6 / Super Bulky / Roving weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: Approximately 130 yards (119 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 10 mm (N/P-15) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 8½” x 11″ (21.5 cm x 28 cm) piece of suede, Ultra Firm Pellon fabric stabiliser, 1/3 yard (30 cm) of fabric for lining, an iron, strong glue, a paintbrush, a press lock bag closure, a sewing machine with a heavy-duty needle, sewing pins, sewing thread, a sewing needle, D-rings, 3½-4 feet chain for the strap, a lobster clasp, super glue, and a rotary hole punch or an awl.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Waistcoat (Knit) Stitch.

A rainbow striped crochet crossbody tote bag.
Photo: onelittlehook.com

Crossbody Tote Bag Pattern from One Little Hook

This crocheted bag is easy to make with a simple construction method. A Cluster Stitch rectangle is folded in half and seamed together. Then, a simple Single Crochet strap is crocheted separately and sewn to the bag.

SIZE: 14½” tall and 11½” wide (37 cm x 29 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #2 / Fine / Sport weight, cotton yarn. E.g., DROPS Safran from Garnstudio,
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 960 yards total (878 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: A 3 mm hook and a 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors, a measuring tape, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Double Crochet Cluster Stitches.

A grey crochet crossbody fanny pack.
Photo: leftinknots.com

Free Crochet Fanny Pack Pattern from Left in Knots

This is a free pattern for a simple cross-body fanny pack.

SIZE: 10″ x 5½” (25 cm x 14 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Caron Cotton Cakes.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 190 yards (174 cm).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6 mm (J-10) and 7 mm crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: Scissors, a yarn needle, and a 7″ (18 cm) zipper.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Herringbone Half Double Crochet.

Flat lay of a pink crochet crossbody bag with sunglasses and keys.
Photo: aknottyhabitdesigns.com

Sweet Summer Crochet Crossbody Bag from A Knotty Habit Designs

This is an easy project with a pretty textured stitch made with alternating Slip Stitches and Herringbone Half Double Crochet Stitches. The body of the bag is crocheted in the round, and the flap is crocheted separately and sewn on.

SIZE: 9″ tall and 9¾” wide (23 cm x 24 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight cotton, e.g., Lily Sugar‘n Cream.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: Approximately 285 yards (260 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) and 5 mm (H-8) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: 25 mm snap fastener, measuring tape, scissors, a yarn needle, and a 10″ zipper (25.5 cm).
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Herringbone Half Double Crochet.

Free Crossbody Bag Crochet Patterns with Video Tutorials

A crochet circle bag with a long crossbody strap.
Photo: freshknack.com

Illusion Crossbody Bag Pattern from Fresh Knack

The Illusion Crossbody Bag is a free, written pattern with an accompanying YouTube tutorial to guide you through.

SIZE: Approximately 8½” (21.5 cm) across at the widest point.
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn, e.g., Bernat Maker Home Dec Yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 7 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors, needle, measuring tape, hot glue gun, purse strap, stitch markers, 38′ of rope, and a magnetic closure.

A white granny square crossbody bag hanging off a wooden ladder.
Photo: jewelsandjones.com

Free Crochet Crossbody Bag Pattern from Jewels & Jones

This is a really simple, customisable, and beginner-friendly pattern. It’s made from two identical squares and includes a guided video tutorial.

SIZE: 8½” wide x 8½ long (21.5 cm x 21.5 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight cotton.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 360 yards (329 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Stitch markers, scissors, a darning needle, a tape measure, and two swivel snap hooks.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Moss Stitch.

Two grey and beige toned crochet crossbody bags.
Photo: mjsoffthehookdesigns.com

Crochet Crossbody Bag from MJ’s Off The Hook Designs

The Granny Style Crossbody Bag is a beautiful pattern with a step-by-step video tutorial. There are instructions for creating a Tunisian knit stitch strap, or you can purchase a strap if you prefer.

SIZE: 14″ wide x 6″ high (35.5 cm x 15 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn, e.g., Swish Bulky.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 185 yards in total (169 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) and 6 mm (J-10) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: Scissors, yarn needle, measuring tape, a purse strap (optional), brass rings, chain clips, and combo rings.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Puff Stitches.

A woman wearing a natural coloured crochet crossbody bag with a crochet strap.
Photo: lakesideloops.com

The Ulla Crochet Belt Bag from Lakeside Loops

Here is a pattern for a crochet crossbody bag that you can make entirely out of yarn – no extra fittings required. It’s a great size for everyday use,  and I could see this bag getting a lot of use. The bag is made with basic stitches, features a flap closure and comes with instructions to adjust the strap size, making it suitable for sizes ranging from Small to 5XL. While it is possible to add a zipper, it is entirely optional. Additionally, a video tutorial for this pattern is available on YouTube.

SIZE: 12″ wide and 7″ deep (30.5 cm x 18 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn, e.g., Rewind Yarn from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 201-257 yards )184-235 m) or 1-2 skeins of the Rewind tape yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6 mm (J-10) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors, a tapestry needle, and a gauge ruler or tape measure.

Video: Day’s Crochet

Sunburst Granny Square Crossbody Bag by Day’s Crochet

How cute is this bag! It has such a fun festival vibe, and the colours are gorgeous. Included in this tutorial are some great tips for adding a liner without using a sewing machine.

SIZE: 13½” x 8″ (34 cm x 20 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Soft & Sleek from Yarn Bee.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 350-375 yards total (320-343 m). The colourways pictured are Mustard, Brownie, Brushetta, and Linen.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 1.25 mm wooden bead or a large button, a 4″ piece of cardboard for making the tassel, scissors, a yarn needle, a stitch marker, and a tape measure.

Video: Crochet Designer Simona

Crochet Crossbody Bag Tutorial by Crochet Designer Simona

This step-by-step tutorial will teach you how to make a round crossbody bag out of a chunky cord. The bag features an adjustable strap and a tassel, with links on where to purchase.

SIZE: 10″ diameter (26 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: 6 mm cord.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 197-219yards (180-200 m)
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 8 mm (L-11) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors, a tassel, and a bag strap with fittings.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Knit Stitch.

Video: Jolie Knots Crochet

Crossbody Boho Bag Crochet Tutorial by Jolie Knots Crochet

There is a right-handed and a left-handed tutorial for this cute bag. Details are included for customising the size of the bag. And you can shorten the strap if you prefer a shoulder bag. There are two options given for the yarn – if you choose the #4 weight yarn (pictured above), you will work with two strands of yarn held together. I really like the effect the different colours have in the double-stranded version. This is a detailed step-by-step tutorial suitable for any skill level.

SIZE: Approximately 12″ wide and 14″ tall (30.5 cm x 35.5 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight acrylic yarn, e.g., Lion Brand Pound of Love or #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: Scissors, four stitch markers, a yarn needle, and a button (optional)
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Double Stranded Crochet.

Video: CJ Design

Beginner-Friendly Crochet Crossbody Bag from CJ Design

This beginner-friendly pattern includes written instructions, a chart, and a video tutorial for a cute crochet crossbody bag with retro granny squares. It uses basic crochet stitches and includes a detailed, step-by-step tutorial for adding the liner and zipper, with lots of photos.

SIZE: Approximately 15″ x 6″ (38 cm x 15 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight, cotton yarn. E.g., 24/7 Cotton from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 25 g in the Ecru colourway, 9 g in Dragonfly, 12 g in Café Au Lait, 3 g in Bayleaf, and 12 g in Amber.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 20″ (50 cm) zipper, scissors, a tapestry needle, fabric straps, D-rings, fabric for lining, sewing thread, and a sewing needle.

Video: Dana B

Prada & Louis Vuitton Inspired Crochet Crossbody Bag Tutorial by Dana B

This is a detailed tutorial with step-by-step instructions you can follow along with. Unfortunately, there are no instructions for sewing in the zip, so you will need to find another tutorial if you don’t know how to complete this step.

YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight or #6 / Super Bulky / Roving weight T-shirt yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 7 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: D-rings, 9″ (23 cm) zipper, a metal chain bag strap, scissors, a yarn needle, a sewing needle, and sewing thread.

There are so many more amazing free crochet bag patterns to try. You might like these collections of Crochet Circle Bags, Crochet Beach Bags, or Granny Square Bags.

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