Red Heart® Super Saver® Gift of Gelt Bag

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by Rebecca J. Venton, Red Heart®

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.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Gauge 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)
  • 2
    Bag: 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.
  • 3
    Draw 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.
  • 4
    Drawstrings (Make 2): With H hook and Soft White, work ch st until drawstring measures 17 inch. Fasten off.
  • 5
    Star: 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.
  • 6
    Using 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.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart® Super Saver® Yarn Soft White 104212435
  • Red Heart® Super Saver® Yarn Blue 104212553
  • Susan Bates® Aluminum Silvalume® Crochet Hook 3.75 mm F5 US 104236318
  • Susan Bates® Crochet Hook 5 mm H8 US 104236320
  • Yarn Needle
Download Project Template