Sheep Drawstring Bag by Kawawunga

Sheep Drawstring Bag

Crochet
June 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
2.25 mm (B)
4.5 mm
5.0 mm (H)
100 - 140 yards (91 - 128 m)
One size - Approx. 4.5" x 5.5"
US
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This cute drawstring bag (or Baaah-g) is a delightfully quick project and results in a very adorable, useful hold-all! Use your Sheep Drawstring Bag to hold all your small knickknacks or use as a clutch for those evenings out at your local yarn shop! I designed this bag in mind of holding my miscellaneous sewing items and stitch-markers.

Notes before you start:

  • This pattern is worked in joined rounds and is in US Terminology.
  • This pattern uses applique to create the features—you will need to know basic sewing skills to attach the decorations.

Materials & Notions:

  • 100 yards of WW yarn for the body; 40 yards of WW yarn for the face and legs; 2 yards of DK weight yarn for the cord to close the bag. Suggested Yarns: Berroco Artisan, Caron Simply Soft, Red Heart Saver,
  • 4.5mm (size 7) and 2.25mm (Size B)
  • Yarn Needle to sew in ends.
  • Sewing thread and sewing needle to attach appliques. Optional: straight pins to help with sewing parts on.
  • Small amount of poly-fill or scrap yarn to stuff the face and legs.
  • Three buttons: two for the eyes and one for the cord to help secure the closing, making sure the button holes are large enough to pull the cord through.

You will also need to know these techniques in crochet:
* Magic Ring, SC2TOG, HDC, DC, SC, sl st, Chaining, working in joined rounds. Popcorn Stitch is outlined in the pattern.