Crochet Pattern: Grocery Bag, Tote Bag


Here’s a very easy pattern for a reusable eco friendly crocheted grocery bag! 🙂

Tired of waisting all that plastic and polluting the earth? Crochet a very convenient market tote bag which you can easily carry around in your own bag, so you don’t have to buy plastic bags at the grocery store anymore!


You can fit a LOT of groceries in this bag! The way it’s made makes it very flexible and elastic, but still very, very sustainable.

The size of the finished bag is:
Width: 30 centimeters / 12 inch
Length: 35 centimeters / 14 inch
Lenght: of the handles of the bag: 45 centimeters / 18 inch.

Needed materials to make this item:
– crochet hook, 2.5mm / size C (11)
– yarn type: sock yarn
– yarn colours: multi-coloured yarn for the bag
itself (about 220m/240yd), black yarn for the
handles (about 180m/200yd)
– tapestry/sewing needle

Needed skills to make this item:
– magic ring
– chain stitches
– slip stitches
– single crochet
– double crochet
– increasing and decreasing

Overall skill level: advanced beginner.

Size of finished item:
When made with the described yarn and hook size, the
bag will become 35cm/14” in height (excluding the
handles) and 30cm/12” in width.

The pattern is written in US crochet terminology and is available in English. The pattern description is written using abbreviations; there’s an extensive list included to explain all abbreviations used. There are also a lot of detailed pictures included to guide you through the pattern. After you’ve completed your purchase, you can download the pattern in the language you require.

Click on ‘Buy Now’ to order this PDF pattern right away, for only $4.99! After you’ve placed your order, your pattern will be emailed automatically to the email address linked to your PayPal account.

You can also purchase this pattern in my Etsy store, or on Ravelry.

Please note: This pattern is protected by copyright. It is not allowed to copy (parts of) the pattern, reuse it or parts of it in other patterns, resell it or spread it without written permission of The Flying Dutchman Crochet Design.


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