Beach Bag Crochet Pattern


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.

Beach bag crochet pattern

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.

crochet beach bag pattern

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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.

beach bag crochet pattern

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:

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Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern:

This pattern is great for advanced beginners.

Crochet beach bag in cotton

Beach Bag Crochet Pattern

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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
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The supplies you need


  • 2 x We Are Knitters – Pima Cotton in the color Mint.
  • This cotton is 100% Pima Cotton/10g/3.05oz/232 yds/212m.
  • Use my code – MGM4VHHAT – for 10 off on your WAK yarn order.



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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
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Beach Bag Pattern

Bag Panels – Make 2 the same.

Ch 62

Set up

Work 1 dc into 2nd ch from hook, 1 dc into each ch to end.

Start Pattern

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.

Fasten off.

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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.

Fasten off.

*You should have 4 rows of dc edging on either side.

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The Bag Strap (Make one piece)

Ch 90

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.

Fasten off.

Rejoin yarn to the right side of the strap and work sl-st into each tr to end.

Fasten off.

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.

Fasten off.

Finishing / Making Up

Join the side seams using the mattress stitch.

Stitch the ends of the strap to the bag (see photos for reference).

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