Mini Frankenstein Bag

Mini Frankenstein Bag
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Step 1: Getting Started

How cute is our Mini Frankenstein Bag? This fun little Frankenstein bag is perfect for party favors and all your Halloween frolicking. The pattern crochets quick and easy and the pieces come together nicely. Host a harvest or Halloween party and give these out with treats. You will be the envy of the all the other ghouls in the neighborhood.

Difficulty: Easy

Materials: Caron Simply Soft Yarn: Pistachio, Black, Crochet H hook, Googly eyes, and Red Ribbon.

 

bag

Step 2: Pattern Instructions

Motifs

Instructions:

Bag: Pistachio (green)

Base: Ch 24

Row 1: SC in 2nd ch from hook, *Ch 1, Sk 1 sp, SC, Rep from * across, CH 1, turn.

Row 2: SC, *SC in CH 1 sp, CH 1, SK 1 sp, Rep from * across to last 2 sps (CH and SC sps), SC in CH 1 sp, SC in last sp, CH 1, turn.

Row 3:SC, CH 1, SK 1 sp, SC in CH 1, sp, Rep from * across, CH 1, turn.

Rows4-43: Rep Rows 2 and 3.

Fold bag motif in half and sew up the sides to make bag.

 

Handle: Black-make two

Base: CH 3

Row 1-39:2 SC, CH 1 turn.

Rnd 40: SC, 3 SC in corner sp, 37 SC, 3 SC in corner sp, 3 Sc in corner sp, 36 SC, 2 SC in 1st Corner sp, SL to 1st SC made, Tie off, Leave long tail for sewing.

                Sew both ends onto the tops of the bag forming a handle. Do this twice.

Handles

Step 3: The Next Step

Hair: Black

Base: Ch 47

Row 1-2: 46 SC, Ch 1 turn.

Row 3:*SL, HDC, DC, HDC, Rep from * across, end with SL in last sp, Tie off, leave tial for sewing.

                Sew hair along top of bag, on top of the handles.

Hair

 

Nose: Pistachio (green)

Base: CH 2

Rnd 1: 8 SC in 1st Ch sp made, SL to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 2:*SC, 2 SC in next sp, Rep from * around, SL to 1st Sc made, CH 1 turn. (12)

Rnd 3-5:12 SC, SL to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn. (5th rnd, tie off)

Push nose into a triangular shape and tack down then sew onto middle of bag.

 

Nose

Step 4: Finishing Up

Neck Plugs: Black-make two

Base: Ch 4

Row 1-5: 3 SC, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 6: 2 SC, *3 SC in corner sp, 3 SC, rep from * 2 more times, 2 SC in corner sp, Sl to 1st SC made, tie off.

Fold the plugs in half and sew onto the very bottom of both side of the bag.

 

Franken Stein

 

Then, with black yarn and darning needle: Sew eyebrows on and a mouth where you want them.

Next glue the googly eyes into place with glue gun.

Happy Halloween!!

 

About The Author

Esther Leavitt is a pattern designer and craft editor for Craftown.com.  About herself she says "Crafts are a way for me to unwind but at the same time keep my hands busy so I don't go crazy."  She is also the owner and proprietor of Crafts by Starlight