Friday, January 23, 2015

Valentine's Day Mini Treat Bags

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/valentines-day-treat-bags
Looking for a fun Valentine that's quick and takes little supply? These are it!
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These Mini Treat Bags are so fun and have so much potential! They could be made for kid's classrooms, teachers, or even a spouse. The hearts on the front are a wide open canvas to add your own personal touch with fabric paint, patches, surface crochet, or whatever your heart desires.

If you're like me, you don't like to give out candy, so here is a small list of other items that will also fit inside:
1. Fruit Snacks
2. Lip Balm
3. Mini Lotion
4. Deck of Cards
5. Gift Cards
6. Mini Notepads
7. Ring Box
I also tried it out to find that 5-6 Clover Amour crochet hooks fit inside, in case anyone is looking to send me a Valentine ;)


VALENTINE'S DAY
MINI TREAT BAGS
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http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/valentines-day-treat-bags

Materials

Worsted Weight Yarn (#4)
  • 1/2 oz Color A
  • 1/2 oz Color B
H/8/5.0mm hook
G/6/4.0mm hook
Yarn Needle
Scissors
Optional: Hot Glue Gun

Skill Level: Easy

WRITTEN IN US TERMS


Panels (Make 2)
With Color A and H Hook,
1. Ch 13, sc across, ch 1, turn (12)
2-14. sc across, ch 1, turn, Fasten at the end of row 14. (12)
Hold panels together so that row 1 of each panel meets up at the bottom. Attach Color B to the top corner, working through both layers:
1. Ch 1, sc in same space and in the end of each row down the side putting 2 sc in the bottom corner, sc in each ch across the bottom, 2 sc in the bottom corner of opposite side, sc in the end of each row up the other side, Ch 1, turn
2. hdc in same space as ch, sl st in next st, *hdc, sl st* all the way around to the opposite corner. Fasten. Hide all strings.

Heart
With Color B and G Hook,
1. Ch 2, sc in 2nd ch from hook, ch 1, turn (1)
2. 2 sc in st, ch 1, turn (2)
3. 2 sc x 2, ch 1, turn (4)
4. 2 sc, sc x 2, 2 sc, ch 1, turn (6)
5. 2 sc, sc x 4, 2 sc, ch 1, turn (8)
6. 2 sc, sc x 6, 2 sc, ch 1, turn (10)
7. 2 sc, sc x 8, 2 sc, ch 1, turn (12)
8-9. sc in each st across, ch 1, turn (12)
10-11. sc x 5, ch 2, sk 2, sc x 5, ch 1, turn (10 sc, 1 ch-2 sp, 2 skp'd sts)
12. dec, sc x 3, sl st in each of the skp'd sts of row 9 (make them fairly tight, do not lift them up to make them long sts), sc x 3, dec; continuing down side: sc in the end of each row down the side, (sc, ch 1, sc) in the the point of row 1, sc in each st up the other side, sc x 4, sl st x 2 (worked into other sl sts), sc x 4 across the top, sl st to join in next st. Fasten. Sew to front of one panel. Optional: Attach with Hot Glue.
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/valentines-day-treat-bags


Handle
Cut 3 - 15" strands of Color A & 3- 15" strands of Color B. Tie a knot in one end, pull the loose ends through the top front corner stitch, separate the strands into 3 groups of two by holding one Color A with one Color B. Braid them. Pull the loose ends through the top front corner of opposite side and then tie in a knot. Trim ends.




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13 comments:

  1. Sonya , thank you for the pattern! I can probably make these for our Valentine's Day guests at our bed and breakfast! I pinned onto Pinterest for you!

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    1. That would be wonderful! I bet they would really enjoy that!!! -- Thank you for pinning! :D

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  2. Have to get crocheting these, cute pattern? Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Thank~You!!! I love these!!! I have to practice the Heart a little more ;) but LOVE!!!

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  4. thank you, great giveaway to do the same with done items to spinning round

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  5. These are perfect for the little grand daughters in my life! Thank you for sharing!

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  6. lovely pattern thank you but maybe dont colour the back ground as it prints off in black and wastes all your ink apart from not being able to read it

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  7. These are absolutely adorable! I'm currently making one for my boyfriend's little girl. I do have a question though. I'm super confused on a specific part on the heart. Where the pattern reads "sl st in each of the skp'd sts"..would you mind explaining that part a bit better please? If I follow the directions exactly, I end up a gaping hole and it just doesn't look right. Thank you!♡

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