Movie Night Popcorn Bag
Movie night at our house means popcorn! My 3 year old son loves popcorn but when I give him a bowl most of it usually ends up on the floor. He likes to play/watch a movie so he is moving around a lot and trying to bring his popcorn along with him…so cute but messy! I thought he would like his own popcorn bag so with my yarn in one hand and my hook in the other I went to work! He was very excited when I gave it to him and immediately wanted to make some popcorn. I filled up his bag and he loved wearing it around/eating it out of it and what’s better it stayed in the bag! I added a drawstring at the top so the popcorn wouldn’t fall out as easy. He really enjoyed his own special popcorn bag! The bag measures 8″ tall, 4″ wide with a 4″ depth and 14″ for the strap drop.
The free pattern is listed below.
Dc= double crochet
Sc= single crochet
Sl st= slip stitch
Size G hook
Cotton yarn in red (1 ball, 2.5 oz), white (1 ball, 2.5 oz) and small amount of black (I used Lily’s Sugar N’ Cream)
Sides (make 4):
**Tip: When switching colors sc over the color not in use. Switch colors back and fourth easily this way without having a bunch of ends to weave in.**
Row 1: With red, dc in second ch from the hk and each st to end.
Row 2: Change to white, ch 2, dc in each st to end.
Row 3: Change to red, ch 2, dc in each st to end.
Repeat rows 2 and 3 two more times, fasten off.
Base (with red):
Row 1: Sc in second st and each st to end.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each st to end.
Repeat row 2 14 more times, fasten off.
Your work should look like this:
Popcorn logo appliqué (with white):
Row 1: Sc 8, 3 sc in end ch, sc 7 down the other side, 2 sc in last st.
Row 2: 2 sc in first, sc 7, 2 sc in next 3 sts, sc 7. 2 sc in last 2 sts.
Row 3: 2 sc in first 2 sts, sc 10. 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc 10, 2 sc in last 2 sts.
Switch to red color, sl st around. Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew logo on the bag. With black yarn and blunt needle sew on the words “POP CORN”. Fasten off on the back of the appliqué. Sew appliqué onto the front of the bag with the red yarn weaving in and out around the red border. Fasten off on inside and weave in end.
Sc each side around the base. Sc over any loose yarn tails. Fasten off and weave in end.
Sc up through both sides of the bag and fasten off.
Sc around the top with white yarn over any loose tails. Fasten off, weave in end.
Drawstring (with white):
Ch 80, fasten off. Weave in and out every inch or so around the bag with the ties in the front.
Strap (with red):
Row 1: Pull up a loop on the middle side of the bag (white strip), sc 3 across.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc 3.
Repeat row 2 until strap measures 25″. Fasten off, sew strap at the same point on the other side of the bag with blunt needle. Fasten off on inside of bag, weave in end.
Enjoy your new movie night popcorn bag!
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