Free Pattern Draw String Gift Bag

In celebration of me finally restarting my blog I decided to share with you one of my favourite patterns. This pattern emerged from me tweaking my soap saver pattern and it is now my go to pattern or any small gifts. It’s a great way to use up yarn scraps and any beads you have laying about!

If you would prefer the ad free version you can purchase the PDF of this pattern here!

What you will need 

Hook: 3.5mm (or appropriate for the yarn size you want to use)

Yarn: Any Yarn of your choice

Pattern Short Hand: Ch = Chain. HDC = Half Double Crochet. SL = Slip Stitch. SC = Single Crochet. TRC = Treble Crochet. **=Repeat From and to

Points to remember All terms in this pattern are American.

To Start 

Make a magic ring

Row 1: CH 3, 15 DC into the ring, join with a SL into top of CH 3. Pull ring closed tight.

Row 2: CH 6 * 1 TRC in the next stitch, CH 2* Repeat from * to * until the end of the row, join with a SL in the 4 chain of the starting chain.

Row 3: CH 1, 3 SC into each of the CH 2 spaces, join with SL into first SC

Row 4: CH 1, 1 SC into the same stitch as the SL into the back loop. 1 SC into the rest of the stitches back loops only. Join with a SL into the first SC.

Row 5: Repeat row 4

Row 6: CH 1, 1 DC into the same stitch as the SL back loops, 1 DC into the rest of the stitches back loops only. Join with a SL into the first DC..

Row 7: Repeat Row 6 but in both loops.

Row 8: CH 4 *skip 1 stitch, 1 DC into next stitch CH 1* Repeat between * and * to end of row, SL into 3rd chain of starting CH

Row 9: CH 1, 2 HDC into the first stitch, skip the CH 1 space, *2 HDC into the next stitch, Skip CH 1 space* Repeat between * and * until the end of the row, SL into the first HDC

Row 10,11,12: Repeat row 4

Row 13: CH 1, 1 DC in to the CH as the slip stitch, 1 DC into all stitches in the row, join SL into the first DC

Row 14, 15, 16: Repeat row 8

Row 17: CH 1, 1 SC into the same stitch as SL, 1 SC into first CH 1 space, * 1 SC into next stitch, 1 SC in next CH1 space* repeat between * and * until the end of the row. Join with a SL into first SC

Row 18: SL into each stitch around. To make the Tie This is just a simple 3 strand plait secured with a bead at each end however you could use an ICORD or just a single strand of wool.

I hope you like this pattern, I hope to share a lot more of my patterns with you in the future! Don’t forget to share and pin to save for later. if you have any questions please me a comment and I will help as much as I can

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