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Free Crochet Pattern: Halloween Treat Bags

Lion Brand« Vanna's Choice®
Pattern #: L0112AD
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

About 10 in. (25.5 cm) tall, including handle



CORRECTIONS: None
 
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Color (A)
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Note: (B)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Small amount of white yarn
Small amount of fiberfill stuffing

MATERIALS NOTE
Materials are sufficient to make both Bags.
 

Halloween Treat Bags

Lion Brand« Vanna's Choice®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

hdc2tog (hdc 2 sts together)Yarn over, Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 4 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.

 

sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.

NOTES:

Bags are worked in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.


STRIPED BAG
Note:
Do not cut yarn between rnds, carry unused color up inside of Bag.
With A, ch 3.
Rnd 1: Work 8 hdc in first ch.
Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 hdc in each hdc around - 16 sts at the end of this rnd.
Change to B.
Rnd 3: *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st, rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 hdc in next st, hdc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 32 sts.
Change to A.
Rnd 5: *2 hdc in next st, hdc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 40 sts.
Rnd 6: *2 hdc in next st, hdc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 48 sts.
Change to B.
Rnd 7: *2 hdc in next st, hdc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around - 56 sts.
Rnd 8: *2 hdc in next st, hdc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around - 64 sts.
Rnds 9-10: With A, hdc in each hdc around.
Rnds 11-12: With B, hdc in each hdc around.
Rnds 13-14: With A, hdc in each hdc around.
Rnds 15-16: With B, hdc in each hdc around.
Rnds 17-18: With A, hdc in each hdc around.
Rnds 19-20: With B, hdc in each hdc around.
Rnds 21-22: With A, hdc in each hdc around.
Rnds 23-24: With B, hdc in each hdc around.
Rnd 25: With A, hdc in each hdc around.
Rnd 26: With A, *hdc2tog, hdc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around - 56 sts.
Rnd 27: With B, *hdc2tog, hdc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around - 48 sts.
Rnd 28: With B, *hdc2tog, hdc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 40 sts.
Fasten off.

 

HANDLE
With A, ch 31.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd chain from hook and each ch across - 30 sc.
Rows 2-4: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Fasten off.

 

FINISHING
Sew Handle to top of Bag.
Weave in ends.

 

FRANKENSTEIN BAG
With A, ch 3.
Rnds 1-7: With A only, work same as Rnds 1-7 of Striped Bag - 56 sts.
Rnds 8-22: With A, hdc in each hdc around.
Cut A, change to B.
Rnds 23-24: With B, hdc in each hdc around.
Rnd 25: *Hdc2tog, hdc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around - 48 sts.
Rnd 26: *Hdc2tog, hdc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 40 sts.
Fasten off.

 

OUTER EYES (make 2)
With white yarn, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around.
Fasten off.

 

INNER EYES (make 2)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.
Fasten off.

 

NECK BOLTS (make 2)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.
Place marker in first st for beginning of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sts.
Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 4: *Sc2tog, rep from * around - 6 sts.
Rnds 5-7: Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.

 

HANDLE
With B, ch 31.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 30 sts.
Rows 2-4: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Fasten off.

 

FINISHING
Stuff Bolts lightly and sew to sides of Bag. Sew Inner Eye to Outer Eye, then sew Eyes to Bag. With A, embroider a straight st smile and a scar on forehead.
Sew Handle to top of Bag.
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)  


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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 8 reviews)
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Halloween Treat Bags Reviewed by Mary Nieto on 2012-10-15 *****
I made the Frankenstein bag for my granddaughter by using the spike stitch along the forehead hairline I used black for the hair and lime for the head. Fun project!


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