Macrame is all the rage right now, and it is becoming even more popular. If you are crafty and enjoy making beautiful, boho chic inspired items; you will fall in love with macrame.
15 DIY Macrame Tote Bag Tutorials
Below are 15 fun macrame tote bag tutorials. We have included large tote bags, small tote bags, and airy beach bags.
1. DIY Macrame Tote Bag Pattern by WhiteOwlKnot
This macrame tote bag is a true statement piece. The large size and long fringe make this piece stand out. There is no doubt this bag will get a lot of compliments.
This is a beginner to intermediate level project. This DIY macrame tote bag pattern is easy to follow with many helpful pictures and detailed instructions.
To make this beautiful bag, you only need to know how to make the square knot and overhand knot.
2. Handmade Macrame Tote Bag Tutorial
Are you searching for a free DIY macrame tote bag tutorial? This one is very pretty. You can use the video tutorial to make a basic bag or decorate it with black tassels.
To make this tote bag, you will need wooden handles and 72 pieces of 82.6 inches (210 cm) of 4 mm polyester cord. We would recommend this pattern for an intermediate to advanced level macrame artist.
3. Macrame Tote Bag Tutorial by MacrameMagicKnots
Make this two-tone macrame bag for everyday use. The diamond pattern creates a lovely, interesting design.
If you are new to macrame, do not worry. This pattern includes clear and easy instructions that are perfect for a beginner. The tutorial will teach you how to make the 4 basic knots used in the project.
There is also a video included that will give you enough information you will be creating your own bag designs.
4. Boho Shopper Tote Bag Macrame Pattern by ThisIsSuzy
Do you need a summer bag that is perfect for the beach? This is a stunning bag that is big enough to hold your towel, sunscreen, and a good book.
The step-by-step DIY macrame tutorial includes photos for each step. Also included is an explanation of the knots used and a list of supplies.
The completed bag will measure approximately 15.75 inches (40 cm) wide. The pattern is available in English and Dutch.
5. DIY Macrame Tote Bag with Fringe Tutorial Pattern by HouseSparrowNesting
Here is another DIY Macrame tote bag that would be perfect for the beach. It is light and airy. It would also make a great farmers’ market bag.
The bag is easy to make. Included in the PDF download is a complete list of supplies, written instructions, tons of photos, and illustrated diagrams on the macrame knots and techniques used.
6. How to Make Macrame Tote Bag Tutorial
You will be able to use this macrame tote bag for everything. Use it as your everyday bag, a beach bag, or a shopping bag.
This project is very easy; however, it requires patience. There are a lot of knots to tie. But the time you spend will be well worth it.
The knots used are the lark’s head knot, square knot, double half hitch knot, and gathering knot. The completed bag will measure approximately 16.54 inches (42 cm) x 12.60 inches (32 cm).
7. DIY Macrame Tote Bag Pattern by HippieMoments
Are you looking for a light and stylish macrame tote bag you can use at the market? This one is beginner-friendly. And it gives you the option of adding fringe.
The step-by-step tutorial includes a guide for macrame knots. You will need about 190 yards / 168 meters of cotton rope (4 mm).
8. DIY Macrame Tote Bag Pattern by PinkandGreenBristol
This is the perfect summer bag for enjoying a relaxing day at the beach or taking a trip to the market. And it is the ideal pattern for beginners.
The DIY macrame tote bag tutorial uses 3 basic knots. You will need a bamboo handle approximately 6.70 inches (17 cm) in diameter. This will give you the ability to wear the bag over your shoulder or carry it as a handheld.
9. Macrame Tote bag with or without fringes Pattern by PeloteEtCompagnie
Make this macrame tote bag with or without tassels. The bag has a really cute design that makes it fun to carry. Use classic white to create a timeless bag. Or use a bright, fun colour to stand out.
This tote bag is made with 5 mm macrame rope. The completed bag will measure 13.78 inches (35 cm) high (without the handles) and 10.63 inches (27 cm) wide.
10. Easy DIY Tote Bag Macrame Tutorial by She’s Apples
Follow this free DIY macrame tote bag tutorial to make this handy bag. The video is very well done and shows you how to complete each step.
To make this bag you will need 4 mm diameter cotton cord, 2 wooden rings, a ruler, scissors, white glue, and a crochet hook.
11. Tote Bag Macrame Tutorial by MacrameMagicKnots
If you are a beginner, give this macrame tote bag a go. It has a design that is wonderful for springtime. It will become your new go-to bag to match with your Easter outfit.
The designer has made a tutorial that will teach you how to make this bag. And when you are done, you will have enough knowledge to design your own macrame bags.
The dimensions of the finished bag are 9.44 inches (24 cm) wide by 9.44 inches (24 cm) high.
12. DIY Macrame Tote Bag Tutorial for beginner by CALMSOULdecor
You can use this macrame tote bag as a shoulder bag or a cross-body bag. It is perfect for shopping trips when you need to have both hands free.
This is a digital DIY macrame tutorial. It contains step-by-step written instructions and pictures for each step. You also get a Basic Knots Guide with illustrations.
13. DIY Macrame Tote Bag Tutorial by Rosery Apparel
If you are a beginner trying to figure out basic macrame techniques, give this tutorial a try. It is super easy and works up quickly. This would be a great macrame tote bag to grab when you are heading out to the farmers’ market.
To complete the bag, you will need cotton twine, 2 wooden rings, a measuring tape, and a pair of scissors. When making the bag, you will begin by starting the front and back separately.
After knotting several rows, the sides are joined, and the bag is finished.
14. DIY Macrame Boho Purse Tutorial by WhiteOwlKnot
You will have a lot of fun making this multicoloured macrame tote bag. Use bright colours, muted colours, or a mixture of both.
This is a beginner-friendly project. This pattern is easy to follow with a lot of pictures and detailed instructions. For this DIY macrame pattern, you only need to know how to tie a square knot.
The completed bag, without the fringe, will measure about 14.57 inches (37 cm) wide by 11.02 inches (28 cm) high plus handles.
15. Tote Bag Macrame Pattern by Macrame Magic Knots
Look at this cute little bag. It is feminine and useful. You can easily use this macrame tote bag as your everyday bag. And the best part about it is there is a shoulder strap and handles.
In the PDF download, you will receive a document with a link to a full video tutorial. The tutorial will teach you everything you need to know to make this wonderful bag.
ARE YOU ALWAYS BUYING NEW TOTE BAGS? INSTEAD OF BUYING A PREMADE BAG, SHOW OFF YOUR CRAFTING SKILLS AND KNOT YOUR OWN MACRAME TOTE BAG.
Who are we trying to kid? We can never have enough tote bags. If you like the boho chic look and want to start creating your own bags, check out our list of macrame tote bag tutorials.
So what are you waiting for, start making your own macrame tote bag.