Red Heart® Super Saver® Gift of Gelt BagBack to category
Red Heart® Super Saver® Gift of Gelt Bag
Delight your little ones with this crocheted bag, ready to fill with gelt for their Hanukkah celebration.
- Time:1 hour
1Gauge is not critical for this project. Bag will measure 5 inch tall when done. Download template for special and standard crochet stitches and abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Special abbreviation: mm = millimeter(s)
2Bag: With H hook and Blue, ch 17. Foundation Row: 2 sc in second ch from hook, sc in next 14 chs, 2 sc in last ch, do not turn; working along opposite side of foundation ch, sc in next 14 chs; do not join 32 sc. Row 1: Sc in each sc around. Repeat Row 1 until bag measures 4-1/2 inch tall.
3Draw String Loops: Slip st in next sc, ch 1, sc in next sc, *ch 2, skip 2 sc; repeat from * around; join 11 ch-2 spaces made. Last Row: Ch 1, sc in each sc and 2 sc in each ch 2 space; join---32 sc made. Fasten off.
4Drawstrings (Make 2): With H hook and Soft White, work ch st until drawstring measures 17 inch. Fasten off.
5Star: With F hook and Blue, ch 2. Round 1: 6 sc in second ch from hook; join 6 sc. Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around; join 12 sc. Fasten off. Round 3: With Soft White, ch 1, *sc in next sc, [sc, ch 2, sc,] in next sc; repeat from * around; join 18 sc. Round 4: Slip st in each sc to first ch-2 space, *ch 5, slip st in second ch from hook, ch 3, slip st in next ch-2 space; repeat from * around; join 6 star points made. Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing to bag.
6Using picture for placement, sew Star to Bag with yarn tail. Weave each drawstring through the drawstring loop spaces in opposite directions. Knot ends of drawstrings. Weave in all ends.