Super Easy DIY Crochet Tote Bag Tutorial


If you’re in need of a new tote bag and love to crochet, why not make one yourself? With this easy tutorial, you can create your very own tote bag in no time at all. Here’s what you need to get started:

Materials Needed:

  • Soft Cotton Rope 2mm
  • Dark Brown 150g
  • Light Brown 120g
  • white one 100g
  • Crochet Hook No.5 or 3.00 mm

You can find all of these materials at your local craft store or online.


Follow these step-by-step instructions to make your own crochet tote bag:

  1. Chain 41 stitches
  2. Single crochet in the second chain from hook and in each stitch across (40 stitches)
  3. Chain one and turn
  4. Single crochet in each stitch across (40 stitches)
  5. Repeat step 3 and 4 until your work measures 14 inches
  6. Chain one and turn
  7. Single crochet in each of the first 20 stitches, chain 10, skip the next 10 stitches, single crochet in each of the last 10 stitches (40 stitches)
  8. Chain one and turn
  9. Single crochet in each stitch across (40 stitches)
  10. Repeat steps 3 and 4 until the handle measures 10 inches
  11. Fasten off and weave in the ends with a tapestry needle
  12. Fold your work in half, right sides together and stitch up the sides with a tapestry needle and yarn

For a more detailed tutorial, check out this video:

Super Easy DIY Crochet Tote Bag Video Tutorial

Frequently Asked Questions:

What size should my tote bag be?

Your tote bag should measure approximately 14 inches by 14 inches. This size is perfect for carrying your everyday essentials.

What types of yarn work best for this project?

Worsted weight cotton yarn is best for this project. It’s durable and easy to work with.

How long does it take to make a tote bag?

This project should take about 3-4 hours to complete, depending on your skill level.

How do I attach the handles to the bag?

To attach the handles, fold the handle in half and sew the ends to the top corners of the bag.

How do I care for my tote bag once it’s made?

You can hand wash your tote bag in cool water with mild detergent and lay it flat to dry.

Can I customize the design or size of the tote bag?

Yes, you can customize the size and design of your tote bag to fit your needs. Feel free to experiment with different colors and patterns.

Can I sell tote bags that I make using this tutorial?

Yes, you can sell tote bags that you make using this tutorial, but please credit the original design to the creator of the tutorial.

Don’t be afraid to get creative and make this project your own. You can experiment with different colors, textures, and patterns to make a tote bag that is unique and personalized to your style. Plus, making something by hand is always rewarding and satisfying.


Making your own tote bag is an easy and fun project that anyone can do. With this tutorial, you’ll be able to create a functional and stylish accessory in no time. So, grab your crochet hook and get started on your new favorite tote bag!

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Super Easy DIY Crochet Tote Bag Tutorial


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