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Crocheted Embellishments for Gift Bag

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 3 crocheted snowflakes
  • Silver ribbon
  • Wire-edged ribbon, white with silver glitter
  • White narrow ribbon
  • Gift bag
  • Cardstock – white, blue, Christmas print
  • Alphabet stickers
  • Black marker
  • Paper trimmer and scissors
  • Double-sided tape
  • Hole punch
  • Aleene’s® Original Tacky Glue®

DIRECTIONS:





Bernat® Handicrafter® Holidays

ASSORTED SNOWFLAKES

(TO CROCHET)



MeasurementS

Snowflake A: Approx 5" [12.5 cm] wide point to point.

Snowflake B: Approx 3¼" [8.5 cm] wide point to point.

Snowflake C: Approx 4½" [11.5 cm] wide point to point.

Snowflake D: Approx 4" [10 cm] wide point to point.



MATERIALS

Bernat® Handicrafter® Holidays (280 g/9.8 oz; 429 m/470 yds)

49005 (White Sparkle) 1 ball



Size 3.5 mm (U.S. E or 4) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Optional: fabric stiffener.



GAUGE

17 sc and 18 rows = 4" [10 cm].



Abbreviations

www.bernat.com/abbreviations



INSTRUCTIONS
SNOWFLAKE A

Ch 5.

1st rnd: 1 dc in 5th ch from hook (counts as 1 dc. Ch 1. 1 dc).
(Ch 1. 1 dc) 10 times in same sp. Ch 1. Join with sl st to 3rd ch.
12 dc and ch-1 sps.

2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *Ch 7. Sl st in last sc worked. (1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in next dc) twice. Rep from *
4 times more. Ch 7. Sl st in last sc worked. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp.
1 sc in next dc. Do not join. Leave rem st unworked.

3rd rnd: *(6 dc. Ch 3. Sl st in last dc worked – picot made. 5 dc) in next ch-7 sp. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Miss next sc. Rep from * 5 times more. Join with sl st to last sc of 2nd rnd. Fasten off.

SNOWFLAKE B

Ch 5.

1st rnd: 1 dc in 5th ch from hook (counts as 1 dc. Ch 1. 1 dc). (Ch 1.
1 dc) 8 times in same sp. Ch 1. Join with sl st to 3rd ch. 10 dc and ch-1 sps.

2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *Ch 3. 2 dc in next
ch-1 sp. Ch 3. 1 sc in next dc. Ch 6. Sl st in 4th ch from hook. Ch 3. Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in next dc. Rep from * 4 times more omitting sc at end of last rep. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

SNOWFLAKE C

Ch 4.

1st rnd: 9 dc in 4th ch from hook. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 10 dc.

2nd rnd: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). 1 dc in next dc. (Ch 3.
1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. 1 dc in next dc) 4 times. Ch 3. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.

3rd rnd: Sl st in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 3. Sl st in 3rd ch from hook – picot made) in same sp as last sl st. **In next ch-3 sp: *(Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – dc cluster made. Ch 2. *(Yoh) twice and draw up a loop. (Yoh and draw through
2 loops on hook) twice.* Rep from * to * once more. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – tr cluster made. Ch 5. Sl st in top of tr cluster – long picot made. Ch 2. Dc cluster.*** 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Picot. Rep from ** 3 times more, then from ** to *** once. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

SNOWFLAKE D

Ch 5.

1st rnd: 1 dc in 5th ch from hook (counts as 1 dc. Ch 1. 1 dc).
(Ch 1. 1 dc) 4 times in same sp. Ch 1. Join with sl st to 3rd ch. 6 dc and ch-1 sps.

2nd rnd: Ch 3. (Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through
2 loops on hook) twice in same sp as last sl st. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook – beg cluster made. Ch 1. (Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times in next
ch-1 sp. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – cluster made. Ch 1. Cluster in next dc. *Ch 5. (Cluster in next ch-1 sp or dc. Ch 1) 3 times. Rep from * twice more. Ch 5. Join with sl st to top of beg cluster.

3rd rnd: Sl st in next ch-1 sp. Beg cluster in same sp. Ch 1. Cluster in next ch-1 sp. *Ch 5. 1 sc in next ch-5 sp. Ch 5. Cluster in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Cluster in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * twice more.
Ch 5. 1 sc in last ch-5 sp. Ch 5. Join with sl st to top of beg cluster.

4th rnd: Sl st in next ch-1 sp. Beg cluster in same sp. Ch 5. Sl st in top of beg cluster – long picot made. *Ch 5. [(1 dc. Ch 3) twice.
1 dc] in next sc. Ch 5.** Cluster in next ch-1 sp. Long picot in last cluster. Rep from * twice more, then from * to ** once. Join with sl st to top of beg cluster. Fasten off.

FINISHING

If desired, use fabric stiffener following manufacturer's instructions and pin Snowflakes on flat surface to dry.

1. Using double-sided tape, attach 3 lengths of silver ribbon to the front of the gift bag.
2. Glue crocheted snowflakes to the ends of the ribbon and onto the bag.
3. Add tape to the back of a 5" length of silver ribbon, cut into squares and attach randomly to the gift bag around the snowflakes.
4. Make a tag using cardstock, alphabet stickers and narrow white ribbon.
5. Tie tag and wire-edged white ribbon to bag handle.

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