In this post, you will see a beach bag crochet pattern.
Make a summer-ready beach bag from cotton with this easy crochet pattern.
Perfect for throwing your towel in and other beach essentials.
Crochet Beach Bag
The crochet beach bag pattern is for advanced beginners.
The bag is made from two panels (a front and back) that are seamed together.
The bag strap is created once the panels are connected.
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The stitches and techniques you need to know…
The stitches used in this pattern are (in US terms) treble crochet, double crochet, and tr2tog.
The rows of treble crochet are used to make the open front and back panels of the bag.
Double crochet is then used to create edges on the side seams.
You might also want to make matching items…
You may also want to make a matching beach cover-up and a bucket hat to take with you on vacation!
View those patterns here:
- Crochet Beach Cover Up Pattern
- Bucket Hat Crochet Pattern
- You can grab the crochet summer pattern bundle here.
- You can grab the Vacation Vibes crochet and knit collection here.
Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern:
This pattern is great for advanced beginners.
Beach Bag Crochet Pattern
The bag is made in two pieces made the same – the front and back.
Both pieces have a double crochet border which adds extra width and length.
The bag strap is added after the two pieces have been seamed together.
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Skill Level – Easy (Advanced Beginner)
9 treble crochet sts / 5 rows in 4×4 inches using the 5mm (US H/8) crochet hook and the Pima Cotton from WAK in treble crochet.
- Width – 46 cm/18 inches
- Length – 46 cm/18 inches
- Strap – 69 cm/27 inches
This pattern is written in US crochet terms.
You can grab a free list of US and UK crochet terms here.
- ch – chain
- ch-sp – chain space
- dc – double crochet
- sl-st – slip stitch
- tr – treble crochet
- RS – right side
- Rep – repeat
- WS – wrong side
Beach Bag Pattern
Bag Panels – Make 2 the same.
Work 1 dc into 2nd ch from hook, 1 dc into each ch to end.
Row 1: 4 ch, for the first tr and ch, miss 1 st, 1 tr into next st, * 1 ch, miss 1 st, 1 tr into next st, rep from * to end.
Row 2: 4 ch for the first tr and ch, 1 tr into next tr, * 1 ch, miss 1 ch, 1 tr into 1 tr, rep from * to end working last tr into 3rd of 4 ch, turn,
Rep row 2 until the work measures: 14 inches from the setup row.
The Edging (Complete this on both pieces)
With the right side of the work facing you, rejoin the yarn at the start of the left side edge.
Work 1 row of dc evenly down the left side edge, round the lower edge, and up the right side edge, to the top of the bag, working 2 dc into the end of each of the 2 rows (the corners).
At the top of the bag, continue, by working 2 dc into the corner turning point, then work 1 dc into each st and the next 1 ch-sp to the end of the row, then work 2 dc into the corner to turn.
**Continue to work 1 dc along the left side edge, 3 dc into the corner, 1dc along the bottom edge, 3 dc into the corner, and 1 dc along the right side edge.
When you reach the top of the bag, do not work across, you will instead ch 1 and turn the work, to continue working 1 dc along the right side edge, 3dc into the corner, 1 dc along the bottom edge, 3 dc into the corner, then 1 dc up along the left side edge.
Then at the top ch 1 and turn the work to continue.**
Repeat from **to** working on the left side edge, bottom edge, and right side edge only – twice more.
*You should have 4 rows of dc edging on either side.
The Bag Strap (Make one piece)
Row 1: Work 1 tr into 3rd ch from hook, 1 tr into each ch to end, turn with 3 ch,
Row 2: Work 1 tr into each st to end.
Rejoin yarn to the right side of the strap and work sl-st into each tr to end.
Next rejoin the yarn to the other side of the strap, on the right side, and work sl-st along the row to the end.
Finishing / Making Up
Join the side seams using the mattress stitch.
Stitch the ends of the strap to the bag (see photos for reference).