Trick and Treat Bags – Halloween crochet kits

Fall is just around the corner, and with it comes one of my favorite holidays – Halloween! The kid in me loves dressing up, eating sweets, and playing fun fall games, while the crafter in me loves putting together creative decorations and costumes.

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Showing off her Pumpkin Treat Bag

Last year, I made my daughter the darling Pumpkin Treat Bag, featured in the Fall 2013 Issue of Love of Crochet. She adores this bag. She has played with it throughout the seasons and is eager to use it when we go trick-or-treating again this year. It seems that this cute pumpkin is the gift that keeps on giving because it has become her go-to Halloween bag. I had a great time crocheting this smiling jack-o-lantern, and I’m going to make another treat bag for my nephew this fall.

Trick and Treat Bags
The perfect addition to any costume!

The Frankenstein Treat Bag or Mummy Treat Bag would be a great addition to a spooky monster costume, and the kits make your yarn selection a breeze! They contain the pattern and all the yarn you need to make the Trick and Treat Bag of your choice. You’ll even have some yarn left over for your next project.

Do your kids have their Halloween costumes picked out yet? Whatever they choose, put a crafty finishing touch on their outfits with one of these fun bags! They’ll use it for years to come, and it’s sure to get plenty of compliments when they’re trick-or-treating. Which kit is screaming your kiddo’s name?

Crochet Along – Pumpkin Treat Bag – Leaves and swirls

We have now finished all the pieces for our Pumpkin Treat Bag! Our darling jack-o-lantern’s facial features are ready to sew on, and we’ve crocheted the leaves and swirl to add an extra special touch. In fact, I thought the swirl was so cute that I couldn’t help but make two of them. You can see them below next to my spooky witch hat.

Pumpkin bag leaves and spiralsI went ahead and attached the leaves and swirls to my pumpkin, and the facial features will be next. I plan on attaching his eyes, nose, and mouth later this evening so I’ll have it ready in time for our Halloween festivities over the weekend. However, I’m going to wait and show you my finished project on Halloween day because I think sharing pictures of our bags is the perfect way to celebrate.

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We’ve already seen one adorable finished Pumpkin Treat Bag on our Facebook page, and we are so happy that Stephani shared it with us. Has anyone else finished one of the Trick-and-Treat Bags from our Fall Issue? You can post pictures on our Facebook page or email them to us at mail@loveofcrochet.com. We can’t wait to see them!

Crochet Along – Pumpkin Treat Bag – Face

We took it easy on the Pumpkin Treat Bag from our Fall Issue this week, but we did finish crocheting his eyes, nose, and mouth. Attaching the pieces later will be a breeze because I left long tails for sewing.

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Now that my pumpkin’s features are really coming together, I must say – designer Ashley Briggs truly makes adorable patterns. I know my daughter will get tons of compliments on her bag this Halloween, and it has been such a fun project to crochet! How is your Trick and Treat bag coming along? Are you working on the Pumpkin, Frankenstein, or Mummy?

Crochet Along – Pumpkin Treat Bag – Handle and green trim

Our adorable Pumpkin Treat Bag from our Fall Issue is coming right along! I love fun, fast projects like this – especially when I know they will bring a smile to someone’s face. You can see that I’ve finished the orange bag portion of the pattern and added the green, scalloped edging around the top. The next instructions are for the handle, so I went ahead and attached it now to make my finishing work a little easier at the end.pumpkin with handle and scalloped green edgeYou could use your Pumpkin Treat Bag as a sweet candy dish all autumn long by simply omitting the face. However, I think his little smile is too cute to resist and I’ll definitely be making his eyes, nose, and mouth next!

How is your Trick and Treat Bag coming along? I’m loving the Cascade 220 Superwash yarn in the kit! It’s nice to know that if some of our yummy candy gets on the bag, we’ll be able to machine wash and dry it without worrying.