It’s getting close to the holidays, and you know what that means? Trick or treating, big family meals together and sharing gifts with loved ones.

I don’t think this Crochet Drawstring Pom Pom bag will help you with your post turkey coma, but it can help with the trick or treating and the gifting.

It’s not only beginner friendly, it’s also a very quick project. It turned out to be super versatile in how you could wear it and use it.

It can be carried clutch style, worn over the shoulder, and even worn as a drawstring back pack. I love it so much, I’ve already made 3 as gifts and 2 for me 🙂

Some one you know will love it as a gift, and you’ll love making it. Did I mention it will make the perfect trick or treat bag for the kids?

If you’d like to own the pattern/PDF file right on your tablet or smartphone, it’s available for purchase on my Etsy, Ravelry and Lovecrafts shops.

Enjoy, share the love and happy crocheting!

Materials

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Stitches used & code

  • ch = chain
  • st = stitch(es)
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • sk = skip
  • sp = space
  • rep = repeat
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • ” = inches

Here’s the video tutorial for this bag

Note : In this pattern I used two colors

Gauge unblocked : 14 hdc X 10 rows = 4″

Yarn needed : Color A 160 yards / Color B 30 yards

Measurements : 17.14″ Circumference X 9″ Tall

Pattern

Notes : Make sure to place the stitch marker into first st in each round.

Round 1 ( Color A ) : Make a magic ring, 10 hdc into the ring sp. Total of 10 hdc

Round 2 ( Color A ) : 2 hdc into each around. Total of 20 hdc

Round 3 ( Color A ) : *1 hdc, 2 hdc into next st* rep from *to* around. Total of 30 hdc

Round 4 ( Color A ) : *1 hdc into each of next 2 st, 2 hdc into next st* rep from *to* around. Total of 40 hdc

Round 5 ( Color A ) : *1 hdc into each of next 3 st, 2 hdc into next st* rep from *to* around. Total of 50 hdc

Round 6 ( Color A ) : *1 hdc into each of next 4 st, 2 hdc into next st* rep from *to* around. Total of 60 hdc

Round 7 ( Color A ) : 1 hdc into each st around. Total of 60 hdc

Round 8 – 25 ( Color A ) : rep round 7

Round 26 ( Color A ) : sl st into first st/the marker st, ch 4 ( count as 1 dc and ch 1 sp ), *sk next st, 1 dc into next st, ch 1* rep from *to* around, sl st into the third ch. Total of 30 dc and 30 ch 1 sp

Round 27 ( Color A ) : ch 3 ( count as 1 dc ), 1 dc into the ch 1 sp, *1 dc into the dc st, 1 dc into the ch 1 sp* rep from *to* around, sl st into the third ch. Total of 60 dc

Round 28 ( Color A ) : ch 3 ( count as 1 dc ), 1 dc into each st around, sl st into the third ch. Total of 60 dc. Cut the yarn and weave the end ( Check picture below )

Drawstring ( Make 2 )

Color B : ch 130, sl st into second ch from hook and each ch across ( I recommend inserting hook into the back bump of the ch ). Cut the yarn ( Check picture below )

Pom Pom ( Make 2 )

For the pom pom I used two colors. If you don’t know how to make a pom pom, here’s the video tutorial ( Check picture below )

Thread the drawstring into the bag at any point in round 26. Weave the drawstring through each loop all the way around the bag. We will repeat the same with the second drawstring starting from the opposite side so there are drawstrings placed evenly on both sides of the bag.

Tie the ends together and add the pom pom into both ends, weave all the ends ( Check picture below )

If you’ve made it this far, congratulations on your new bag! I’d love to see everyone’s work. If you want to share with me, just tag me on IG or FB. I know there’s going to be a lot of awesome shares from this project. 🥰

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