Plarn Gift Bag with Flower

Deliver your next gift in a reusable, upcycled plarn gift bag.

Plarn Gift Bag

Materials needed

  • Quarter-inch wide plarn
  • “J” hook

Pattern

Bag Bottom
Plarn Gift Bag
Chain 20 loosely
Turn and half-double crochet in second chain from hook
Half-double crochet in each chain across
Chain two, turn and half-double crochet in each half-double crochet across
Repeat for ten rows
Finish off/weave in ends
Bag bottom approximately 5 inches by 8 inches

Bag Body
Plarn Gift Bag
Round 1: Join with single crochet in free loops of beginning chain
In end of rows, 13 single crochet evenly
Single crochet in each half-double crochet across
In end of rows, 13 single crochet evenly
Slip stitch in first single crochet
Round 2: Chain two, half-double crochet in each single crochet around
Slip stitch in first half-double crochet
Round 3 through 25: Chain two, half-double crochet in each half-double crochet around
Finish off/weave in ends

Handles
Skip next 8 half-double crochets, slip stitch in next half-double crochet
Chain 25
Skip next 9 half-double crochets, slip stitch in next half-double crochet
Chain one, single crochet AROUND chain 27 times or until chain is covered
Finish off
Skip next 20 half-double crochets
Slip stitch in next half-double crochet, chain 25
Skip next 9 half-double crochets, slip stitch in next half-double crochet
Chain one, single crochet AROUND chain 27 times or until chain is covered
Finish off/weave in ends

Decorative Flower
Plarn Gift Bag
Follow One-bag plastic flowers instructions for embellishment

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