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Black Cat Halloween Treat Bag
"This kitty cat bag is perfect for carrying treats. Change the yarn colors for a tiny tote your child can use all year round! This pattern is part of the third annual Halloween Crochet Along with CAL Central. Skills Used Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crohet, single crochet, slip stitch Crocheting flat in rows (for Nose, Ears, Bag Handles, and Cat Body/Bag) and crocheting the round (for Eyes and Edging) Starting with a magic ring, crocheting in the back loop, embroidery backstitch (includes links to video tutorials) Crocheting around the edge of a piece, seaming with mattress stitch (includes video tutorials) Seaming with whipstitch (includes link to photo tutorial) Special stitch pattern: dc3tog (includes written instructions and link to video tutorial) Skill Level Easy Finished Size Approximately 6.5” (16.5 cm) tall x 7.5” (19 cm) wide after folding and assembling, not including straps. Materials Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky yarn (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g/149 yd/136 m) in 301 Pure Black (CA) and 319 Blood Orange (CB) – 1 skein each, or approximately 120 yd (110 m) in CA and 25 yd (23 m) in CB in any bulky weight yarn. US Size H-8/5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge. Clover Quick Locking Stitch Marker set (optional, but helpful for marking the holding pieces together for seaming). Clover bent-tip yarn needle. Gauge 16 sc = 4” (10 cm) across. Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Use tight stitches so bag has dense, stiff fabric."
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(5) Bulky/Chunky (12-15 stitches for 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge16 sc = 4” (10 cm) across. Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Use tight stitches so bag has dense, stiff fabric.
Finished SizeApproximately 6.5” (16.5 cm) tall x 7.5” (19 cm) wide after folding and assembling, not including straps.
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