This Halloween I came up with this crochet pattern to make a Jack-O-Lantern
Treat Bag. I am excited to be able to share it with
For the pattern click "Read More"
- Orange and Green Yarn (I used Red Heart yarn)
- Size H Crochet hook
- Tapestry needle
- Black Felt Scraps
- Hot Glue Gun
- Filler of Choice
Abbreviations: Magic Ring (tutorial below)
SC = Single Crochet
HDC = Half Double Crochet
DC = Double Crochet
DEC= Decrease (Invisible Decrease tutorial below)
Magic ring, CH 1, make 10 SC in ring, join, CH 1
Round 2: 2 SC in first, SC in next, repeat around, join, CH 1 (15 SC)
Round 3: 2 SC in first, SC in next 2, repeat around, join, CH 1 (20 SC)
Round 4: 2 SC in first, SC in next 3, repeat around, join, CH 1 (25 SC)
Round 5: 2 SC in first, SC in next 4, repeat around, join, CH 1 (30 SC)
Round 6: 2 SC in first, SC in next 5, repeat around, join, ch 1 (35 SC)
Round 7: in back loops only, SC around (35 SC) do not join, continue to SC in rounds.
Rd 8-11: now working in both loops, SC in each stitch around (3 SC)
Round 12: DEC, SC in next 4, repeat around, join, CH 1 (30 SC)
Round 13: DEC , SC in next 3, repeat around, join, CH 1 (25 SC)
Round 14: SC in each stitch around, join (25 SC)
Change to Green Yarn…
Round 15: SC in each stitch around, join, (25 SC)
Round 16: CH 3, DC in each stitch around, join, CH 1 (25 DC)
Round 17: Skip first stitch, (SC, HDC, DC, HDC SC) all in next stitch, *skip next SC, (SC, HDC, DC, HDC SC) all in next stitch*, repeat from *’s all the way around, join
Fasten off weave in ends.
For the string, I braided 3 strand of yarn to the length that I wanted. Mine
was a little over a foot long. That way I could make a nice bow to close. I
weaved it in and out of the green DC to attach to the pumpkin.
I then cut eyes and mouth out of black felt and hot glued it onto the
Fill it with candy, and give a super cool Halloween treat to the kiddo in
I love the Magic Ring to begin crocheted projects. If you are not familiar
with the Magic Ring technique, I have included a link to a great tutorial.
Magic Ring Tutorial by Planet June Craft Blog
I also like to use the Invisible Decrease. This technique helps make your
decreases look less noticeable. Here is a tutorial for that, as well.
Invisible Decrease Tutorial by Planet June Craft Blog