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Spooktacular Candy Bags
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 90433AD Trick or Treat! These striped bags are perfect for carrying your Halloween candy. Featured in October 2009 BK4K.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 9 x 11 in. (23 x 28 cm)

PUBLISHED IN: By Kids, For Kids


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-134 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Terracotta

Pumpkin orange


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Note: (A)

860-153 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Black

True black


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Note: (B)

860-171 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Fern

Vibrant apple green


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Note: (C)

860-145 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Eggplant Dark purple
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Note: (D)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 mm]
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
16 sts = about 4 in. (10 cm) in Stockinette stitch (k on RS, p on WS). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:
Carry color not in use along the side edge of work.


INSTRUCTIONS



A and B BAG With A, cast on 36 sts.

Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) for 5 rows.

Knit next (WS) row for turning ridge.

Continue in St st with A for 4 rows.

Change to B, and work in St st for 4 rows.

Continue to work in St st, working 4 rows each with A and B alternately, until 15 B stripes have been worked.

Cut B.

With A, work in St st for 4 rows.

Purl next (RS) row for turning ridge, then work 5 rows in St st.

Bind off.



C and D BAG Work as for A and B Bag, using C in place of A and D in place of B.



FINISHING For casing, fold cast-on end of Bag to WS along turning ridge.

Sew cast-on edge to WS of Bag.

Rep with bound-off end of Bag.

Fold Bag in half and seam sides to just below casing.

With color of your choice, embroider straight st ‘TRICK OR TREAT’ on one or both sides of Bag as desired.

Drawstring Cut 12 strands of yarn in desired colors, each 48 in.

(122 cm) long.

Knot strands together at one end.

Divide strands into 3 groups of 4 strands each and braid for drawstring.

Knot end.

Pin a safety pin to one end of drawstring and thread through casing on both sides of Bag.

Knot drawstring ends together.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
rnd(s) = round(s)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p2tog = purl 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
foll = follow(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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