Crochet Valentine Goody Bag

crochet valentine goody bag

Crochet Valentine Goody Bag

Crochet Pattern by B. Hooked Crochet, Copyright 2015.

Please do not copy, sell, redistribute or republish this pattern. If you wish to share this pattern, link to this page only. You may sell items produced using this pattern. Do NOT use the copyrighted photos for your product listing.

This pattern is written in US crochet terms

02-easy web

[divider]

Gather your supplies

  • 80 yards Lily’s Sugar ‘n Cream Cotton (Red); 5 yards (soft ecru)
  • 5 mm Crochet Hook
  • Darning Needle
  • Scissors
  • Cross Stitch Diagram

Disclosure: Please note that the links below are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you decide to purchase your supplies online. Please understand that I have experience with these products and I recommend them because they are optimal for this pattern, not because of the small commissions I make if you decide to buy them online. If you have received valuable information from me at any point, this is one easy way to pay it forward and say thank you for a job well done!



[divider]
Don’t have Amazon Prime? Don’t pay for shipping, start your free 30-day trial on me!

My husband and I have been Amazon Prime members for years. We order all of our household supplies, gifts, crochet supplies and even some food items from Amazon. We wouldn’t be able to save money if we had to pay for shipping. Amazon Prime members get free two day shipping on eligible Prime items plus a ton of other perks such as free movie and TV show streaming and free music streaming.

If you’ve been thinking about getting an Amazon Prime membership, how about you start with a free 30-day trial on me? It’s the least I can do for your support!

[divider]

Gauge and Sizing

Your finished bag should measure approximately 5.5″ wide and 6.5″ tall. The gauge for working in single crochet is: 8 stitches x 10 rows = 2″ square.

Abbreviations

  • Ch – Chain
  • Sc – Single Crochet

To print a list of all crochet abbreviations to keep in your crochet notebook, check out my quick guide here:

Crochet Abbreviations Quick Guide

Pattern Notes

The Crochet Valentine Goody Bag is first crocheted by making a flat rectangular piece. The cross stitch design is then added to the front and back of the bag. Then you will fold the bag in half and whip stitch the sides closed. A draw string closure is added as the final touch. You can find detailed instructions and pictures for each step of the bag construction and a video tutorial demonstrating how to cross stitch on crochet below.

Cross Stitch Diagram

Diagram

This is the diagram you will be using to make your cross stitch pattern. To print a copy, click on the diagram image and follow the printing instructions from you browser. 

[divider]

Written Instructions

Row 1: Ch 21. Sc in the second chain from the hook and in each chain. Turn your work.

Rows 2-60: Ch 1 and sc in every stitch.

Bind off and weave in your ends

Once you have finished crocheting the bag, you will need to cross stitch the pattern to the front and the back of the bag. Follow along with this video tutorial to learn how to cross stitch on crochet

[divider]

How to Cross Stitch On Crochet

[divider]

Assembly

crochet valentine goody bag

Fold your bag in half, right sides facing each other and whip stitch along each side to close them up.

crochet valentine goody bag

To create the drawstring closure, cut two pieces of yarn that are approximately 26″ long. Thread one of the pieces on your darning needle and start at one end of the bag. We’ll be weaving our piece of yarn in and out through the stitches of the 7th and 8th row from the top (as shown above).

crochet valentine goody bag

Weave it completely across the front half of the bag and then flip it over and repeat, weaving the yarn back in the other direction. Pull the piece through so that the ends are even.

crochet valentine goody bag

Tie a knot at the ends and trim them up. The first part of our drawstring is now complete!

crochet valentine goody bag

We will need to repeat the previous steps for the other side of the drawstring, only this time we will be working in the opposite direction. Once you have completed the drawstring (if you have done so correctly) you should be able to pull on the sides and your bag should draw up. Note that it may be a little hard to draw up at first. I had to pull pretty firmly to get it to close the first few times until the yarn softened up a bit.

Craftsy

Related Posts

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This