Pumpkin Inspired Crochet Bag

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With teary eyes, I finally got my son to model for my blog again:)
Materials Needed:
#3 DK Weight: Light Worsted Weight Yarn (Orange, Light Green and Green)
5 mm crochet hook 
yarn cutter
zipper 
Gauge:7 DC sts = 2″ 

 

Finished Item Dimensions: 

bag diameter = 7.50”

bag including handle (height) = 15″

 

Abbreviations:

SC = single crochet

DC = double crochet

hdc = half double crochet

inc. = increase  (two stitches in same)

sl st = slip stitch

sts = stitches

 

Pattern:

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Bag (Make 2)

Round 1: Magic Ring, Chain 2 (doesn’t count as a DC), make 10 DC in ring, sl st to first DC (10 sts)

Round 2: Chain 2, DC inc. in the next stitch, DC inc. in all stitch around, sl st to first stitch of the round (20 sts)

Round 3: Chain 2, ( DC inc. in the next stitch, DC in the next )* repeat around, sl st to the first stitch of the round (30 sts)

Round 4: Chain 2, ( DC inc. in the next stitch, DC in the next 2 stitches )* repeat around, sl st to the first stitch of the round (40 sts)

Round 5: Chain 2, ( DC inc. in the next stitch, DC in the next 3 stitches )* repeat around, sl st to the first stitch of the round (50 sts)

Round 5: Chain 2, ( DC inc. in the next stitch, DC in the next 4 stitches )* repeat around, sl st to the first stitch of the round (60 sts)

Round 5: Chain 2, ( DC inc. in the next stitch, DC in the next 5 stitches )* repeat around, sl st to the first stitch of the round (70 sts)

Don’t Fasten Off, Connect the two motifs by crocheting 45 SC on the sides. Fasten Off.Weave ends.

Sew an orange zipper at the mouth of the purse.

I ran out of orange zipper so I used white.

 

Handle:

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Row 1: Chain 82, hdc on 2rd chain from hook, hdc across, turn

Row 2: Chain 2, hdc across, fasten off, leave tail for sewing.

 

 

Leaf and Vine

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For the leaf and the vine I followed Micah Makes pattern.

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Sew the parts together and that’s it! You just made a simple yet pretty pumpkin inspired crochet bag perfect for Halloween … What do you think about my crochet patterns? Tell me more in the comments section below…

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