Black Cat Treat Bag

Design by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter.

Black Cat Treat Bag by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter.
Black Cat Treat Bag by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter.

This kitty cat bag is perfect for carrying treats. Change the yarn colors for a tiny tote your child can use all year round! This pattern is part of the third annual Halloween Crochet Along with CAL Central.

Measurements

  • Finished Size: Approximately 6.5” (16.5 cm) tall x 7.5” (19 cm) wide after folding and assembling, not including straps.
  • Gauge: 16 sc = 4” (10 cm) across. Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Use tight stitches so bag has dense, stiff fabric.

Skills Used

  • Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crohet, single crochet, slip stitch
  • Crocheting flat in rows (for Nose, Ears, Bag Handles, and Cat Body/Bag) and crocheting the round (for Eyes and Edging)
  • Starting with a magic ring, crocheting in the back loop, embroidery backstitch (includes links to video tutorials)
  • Crocheting around the edge of a piece, seaming with mattress stitch (includes video tutorials)
  • Seaming with whipstitch (includes link to photo tutorial)
  • Special stitch pattern: dc3tog (includes written instructions and link to video tutorial)

Materials

  • Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky yarn (100% acrylic, 3.5 oz/100 g/149 yd/136 m) in 301 Pure Black (CA) and 319 Blood Orange (CB) – 1 skein each, or approximately 120 yd (110 m) in CA and 25 yd (23 m) in CB in any bulky weight yarn.
  • US Size H-8/5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Clover Quick Locking Stitch Marker set (optional, but helpful for marking the holding pieces together for seaming).
  • Clover bent-tip yarn needle.

Skill Level: Easy

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