Lion Brand® Scary Treat Bags

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by Lion Brand® Design Team

Lion Brand® Scary Treat Bags

Treat your little ones to these ghoulish Halloween treats bags!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2+ hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 16 sts + 22 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS) to create 6” x 8” small and 8” x 10” large treat bags.
  • 2
    SMALL BAG Note: Do not cut yarn between color changes; simply carry unused color along side edge of work. With Beige, cast on 24 sts. Beg with a purl (WS) row, work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) for 4 rows. Next Row (WS): Knit, to create a turning ridge. With Beige, and beg with a knit (RS) row, work in St st for 2 rows. With Black, work in St st for 2 rows. Rep last 4 rows until you have worked 20 stripes with Black. Cut Black. With Beige, work in St st for 2 rows. Next Row (RS): Purl, to create a turning ridge. With Beige, and beg with a purl (WS) row, work in St st for 4 rows. Bind off.
  • 3
    PATCH: WIth Purple, cast on 12 sts. Row 1 (WS): K1, p to last st, K1. Row 2: Knit. Rows 3-8: Rep Rows 1 and 2. Row 9: Rep Row 1. Bind off, leaving a long yarn tail. With Beige, embroider ‘BOO!’ onto Patch with large straight sts tacked in place with smaller sts. With yarn tail, sew Patch to front of Bag.
  • 4
    LARGE BAG With Purple, cast on 32 sts. Beg with a purl (WS) row, work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) for 4 rows. Next Row (WS): Knit, to create a turning ridge. With Purple, and beg with a knit (RS) row, work in St st for 4 rows. With Black, work in St st for 2 rows. Rep last 6 rows until you have worked 18 stripes with Black. Cut Black. With Purple, work in St st for 4 rows. Next Row (RS): Purl, to create a turning ridge. With Beige, and beg with a purl (WS) row, work in St st for 4 rows. Bind off. With Beige, embroider ‘TRICK OR TREAT’ onto Bag with large straight sts tacked in place with smaller sts.
  • 5
    Fold cast on end of Bag to WS along turning ridge. Sew cast on edge to WS of Bag to create a casing for drawstring. Rep with bound off end of Bag. Fold Bag in half and seam sides, matching stripes and stopping just below casing.
  • 6
    For Small Bag, cut 3 strands of Black, each about 86 in. (218.5 cm) long. Hold strands tog and fold in half. Knot strands together just below fold. Divide strands into 3 groups of 2 strands each and braid until about 2 in. (5 cm) of yarn remains. Pin safety pin to the fold at beginning of drawstring. Thread pin through casings on both sides of Bag. Knot ends of drawstring together. Trim ends if needed. Remove safety pin. For Large Bag, cut 3 strands of Black, each 96 in. (244 cm) long. Make drawstring same as for Small Bag. Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2+ hours

Project Supplies

  • Lion Brand® Vanna’s Choice® Beige 104213508
  • Lion Brand® Vanna’s Choice® Black 104213519
  • Lion Brand® Vanna’s Choice ® Purple 104213518
  • Lion Brand® Knitting Needles U.S. 9/5.5 mm 104239389
  • Lion Brand® Blunt End Needles Large Eye 6 pc. 104755288
  • Safety pin
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