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Pumpkin Pouch

Free Pattern
by Sherri Screen

My sister remarked to me that she wanted to make a little pumpkin out of some orange yarn she had. I sat down and started making one, and as I worked, she commented that a drawstring bag would be cute. That's how these little guys came about. The pattern is very simple. This is my first attempt at creating a pattern to share with others. Please let me know if there are any problems with it.

Hook size: G
Yarn: Any yarn, I used Peaches 'n' Creme in the 2.5oz ball size. I was able to make two of these out of one ball of yarn.
Gauge: Not important.
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
st = stitch
lp = loop
rnd = round
sl st = slip stitch
sk st = skip the next stitch

Note: piece is worked in rounds, no joining.

This pattern should be easily adjusted if you want a smaller or larger bag.

Pumpkin Pouch Begin with a "magic ring", adjustable ring. Ch 1
Rnd 1: sc 6 times into ring.(6 st)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around.(12 st)
Rnd 3: 2 sc in each sc around.(24 st)
Rnd 4: *1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st* repeat between * 12 times.(36 st)
Rnd 5: *1 sc in next 8 st, 2 sc in next st* repeat between * 4 times.(40 st)
Rnd 6-23: sc in each sc around.(40 st)
Rnd 24: *1 sc in next 4 st, ch 1, sk st* repeat between * 8 times.(40 st)
Rnd 25 & 26: sc in each st around. FO and weave in ends.(40 st)
ch 65 or about 15 inches long.