Halloween Pumpkin Treat Bags

I love crochet-alongs, don't you?



I love a good surprise and these mini mystery crochet alongs (MMCALs) are fantastic, because they are so quick and easy!

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This MMCAL is hosted by Jennifer at A Crocheted Simplicity! She's been hosting MMCALs for her own patterns and asked me if I'd like to join in... ummm, of course!

If you're new to A Crocheted Simplicity's Mini-Mystery Crochet Alongs, please read the Information Guide found in this blog post HERE, so you know how to join in.

This MMCAL will be post in three segments. When it's time for the next segment to be posted, check back right here in this blog post, as it will be updated with the next segment's instructions. This will keep all of our info in one spot.

MMCAL Schedule:
  • Materials List posted on ACS blog: Wednesday, September 19, 2018
  • Segment 1:  Main portion - Friday, September 21, 2018
  • Segment 2: Accents - Saturday, September 22, 2018
  • Segment 3:  Finishing - Sunday, September 23, 2018
  • MMCAL Closes & Winners drawn: Monday, September 24, 2018 
>> Also as a part of this CAL, you can save 50% on your total purchase in my Ravelry shop, now through Sunday 9/23, with code ACS-CAL <<

So, let's grab our materials and get started:



Materials
Worsted Weight Yarn (#4)
  • White [50yds]
  • Orange [10yds]
  • Green [20yds]
  • Black [20yds]
H/8/5.00mm Hook
Yarn Needle
Hot Glue Gun / Sticks
Scissors
Optional: Black Felt or Black Fabric Paint

Gauge
Not important for this project

Finished Measurements
4" x 4" approx.

Stitch Guide
arnd = around
ch(s) = chain(s)
rsc = reverse single crochet
sc = single crochet
sl st(s) = slip stitch(es)

Skill Level
Confident Beginner

Written in U.S. Terms


Notes

 

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Instructions

PANEL (Make 2)
With White,
1. Ch 13, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn (12)
2. Ch 1, sc across, turn (12)
3-14. Repeat row 2; Fasten at the end of row 14.
With Black or Green,
Hold Panels together, attach yarn to top left corner, working through both layers:
15. Ch 1, sc in same space as join, sc in end of each row down the side, each st across the bottom, and end of each row up the other side (working through both layers to join the panels together), turn (40)
16.   Ch 1, rsc arnd, sl st in same space as last rsc; Fasten. (40)


MINI PUMPKINS (Make 3)
With Orange,
1. Make adjustable ring, ch 1, 6 sc in ring (6)
2. *2 sc x 2, sc* 2X, sl st to join (10)
With Green,
3. Ch 3, sl st in same space as chain; Fasten.
Bring finished tail over and pull it through the stitch to the right of where the chain began (insert from front to back).


LARGE PUMPKIN
With Orange,
1. Make adjustable ring, ch 1, 6 sc in ring (6)
2. 2 sc arnd (12)
3. *2 sc, sc* arnd (18)
4. *2 sc, sc x 2, 2 sc x 4, sc x 2* 2X (28)
With Green,
5. Ch 1, sc in same space as ch, sc x 2, turn (3)
6. Ch 1, sc across; Fasten. (3)


HANDLE
Cut 6 -15” strands of Black or Green. Hold all 6 strands together and tie a knot in one end. Separate into 3 groups of 2 and braid them.




Finishing
  • Insert hook in top left corner stitch, from the inside of the bag out, pull the handle through the stitch (by untied end), insert hook in top right corner from outside of bag, pull handle out. Tie a knot in loose end. Trim tails to even them out.
  • With black yarn, felt, or fabric paint: Add faces to the front of the pumpkins.
  • Add mini pumpkins staggered to front of treat bag or large pumpkin to the center. I used hot glue.
  • Hide all strings.

With Felt

With Fabric Paint


















To be entered to win prizes, make sure to join us in the A Crocheted Simplicity Facebook Group or Ravelry Group, and post your photos on the MMCAL graphic.

Don't forget to check the MMCAL Information Guide (Click HERE) for frequently asked questions.

Looking for more free Halloween patterns? Check out the Pumpkin Treat Sack, Witch Scrubby Mitt, and the Crystal Ball Candy Dish! You check out my super fun Character Baskets!


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