These little crochet gift bags take no time at all...
you could have a bag load by the end of the week...
they are quick and the patterns are easy.. you can adjust to whatever size you desire...
AND you can customise and adapt the pattern to different yarn weights and hook sizes...
try it and see.... make them wider, longer, bigger if you wish...
I have laid out the basics... it's up to you to play and have fun...
Download the patterns here:
Barbara Summers Hand Knit and Crochet
and also in Ravelry and Craftsy
Three Crochet Gift Bag Patterns:
Crochet Gift Bag PEARL
Crochet Gift Bag HONEY
Crochet Gift Bag CHECKS
- see my blog for more information
DMC Petra 5 or Petra 3
Hook: 2.5mm or 2mm
Not critical to this pattern
Here's the first pattern:
CROCHET GIFT BAG "PEARL"
Skill Level: Easy
Yarn: DMC Petra 5
Stitches: hdc, dc
Gauge/Tension: not critical for this pattern
Measurements: 4in (10cm) L X 2.5in (6.5cm) W
Terminology: USA - American crochet terms
Rnd 1: Ch13, 3sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each st to end, 5sc in last ch, sc in each st along other side of ch, 2sc in same st as beg 3sc, join with sl st. (30sts)
Rnd 2: Ch2, hdc in BL of same st, *hdc in FL of next st, hdc in BL of next st, rep from * around, miss last st, join with sl st.
Rnd 13: Ch3, dc in each st around, join with sl st.
Rnd 14: Ch1, sc in same st, *2sc in next st, sc in next 4sts, rep from * around, join with sl st. (36sts)
Rnd 18: *Ch2, 2hdc in same st, skip next st, sl st in next st, rep from *around, join with sl st.
Finish, cut yarn and hide ends.
With CC, make a chain approx. 14ins long.
With yarn needle thread the drawstring through the drawstring rnd, two dc at a time.
Hide yarn ends of drawstring.
NOW GO GET THE COMPLETE SET OF GIFT BAG PATTERNS