Last Minute Open Weave Gift Bag
By Mistie Bush
This quick gift bag would be great to present a Mother’s Day gift in. It is another design in the “Last Minute Open Weave” series. Red Heart Swanky yarn has oval shaped sequins dyed to match; which gives it a great sparkle. The yarn is acrylic and polyester blend which gives it a silky feel and shine.
Yarn: Red Heart Boutique Swanky #4 medium, 3.5 oz/100 g/202 yds/185m color Tealessence
Hook: Brittany H
Lying flat height 8” width 7’
BLO = back loop only
Ch/chs = chain/chains
Dc = double crochet
Hdc = half double crochet
Rnd/rnds = round/rounds
Sc = single crochet
Sl st = slip stitch
Sp/sps = space/spaces
St/sts = stitch/stitches
- This bag is worked in the round
- Rnd 4 is worked BLO
- Ch 3 at beginning of rnds counts as first dc
- The “Open Weave” Round 7 is turned to work
Rnd 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 13 chs, 3 sc in end ch, working in unworked loops of beginning ch sc in next 13 chs, 2 sc in same st as first sc. Join with sl st in first sc. (32 sc)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, and each st to center sc at end, 3 sc in center sc, sc in each st to last sc 3 sc in last st. Join with sl st in first sc. (36 sc)
Rnd 3: Repeat Rnd 2 (40 sc)
Rnd 4: Ch 1 Working in BLO, hdc in same st as join and next 19 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 19 sts, 2 hdc in last st. Join with sl st to first hdc (42 hdc)
Rnd 5: Ch 1 hdc in same st as join and next 20 sts, 3 hdc in next st, hdc in next 20 sts, 3 hdc in next st. Join with sl st to first hdc (46 hdc)
Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in next 2 hdc,* skip 2 hdc, 5 dc in next hdc, ch 2, sk next 3 hdc, dc in each of next 4 hdc * repeat from * to *. Join with sl st in ch 3, ch 1 turn
Rnd 7: Dc in same st as join and ch 1, * sk ch 2 sp, 5 dc in next dc, sk next 4 dc, dc in next 4 dc * repeat from * to * dc in last 2 dc. Join the sl st in top of first dc.
Rnds 8 – 14: Repeat rnds 6 and 7 ending with rnd 6.
Fasten off and weave in ends
With 2 strands of Swanky ch 100 tie off. Weave through the spaces of rnd 13
Happy Hooking and Enjoy!
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