Sturdy Halloween ‘Trick or Treat’ Candy Bag

Halloween is right around the corner and it’s time to retire those old pillow cases and plastic bags and upgrade to something a little sturdier for collecting candy! No body wants their bag to break or get too heavy when toting it around the neighborhood, which is why this t-shirt yarn tote is the perfect compromise! So let’s gather our supplies and put on our creative Halloween thinking caps, it’s time to create!


1 skein of Diva Spaghetti t-shirt yarn

12 mm crochet hook



Stitch markers

Hot glue gun


Stitch Key:

Ch- Chain

Sc- Single crochet


Ch 25

Sc in second ch from hook and each ch across. Place a total of 3 sc in last ch space.

We will now turn our work to work down the other side of our ch.

Sc until the end of your ch. Place 2 sc in the last stitch. Slip stitch to beginning sc.

For the remainder of the bag, we will be working in a continuous round. Do NOT join at the end of each round. This will make sure there is no seam.

Ch 1 and place a stitch marker. Sc in same stitch and each stitch around.

Continue sc around your bag for a total of 18 rounds. Move your stitch marker up each round to make sure you know where your beginning stitch falls.

Making sure you’re back at the beginning stitch of the round, sc in the next 8 stitches. Ch 9. Skip the next 9 stitches and sc in the next 17 stitches. Ch 9. Skip the next 9 stitches and sc in the next 8 stitches.

Sc in the next 8 stitches. Place 9 sc in the ch 9 space. Sc in the next 17 stitches. Place 9 sc in he ch 9 space. Sc in the next 8 stitches.

Sc in each stitch around. Slip stitch to beginning sc. Cut your yarn and weave in your ends.

The main part of your bag is now complete! Now comes the fun part…

Using your felt, cut out any fun Halloween design your heart desires! Have fun and be creative. I decided to cut out “TRICK OR TREAT” in a spooky font.

Next, use your hot glue gun and glue your design on your bag. Be sure to place a piece of cardboard or paper inside your bag to prevent any hot glue from transferring.

And there you have it! One spooky Halloween tote to carry all your yummy candy around in! This bag is really sturdy and holds more candy than you would imagine! Feel free to create any design to add to your bag, and maybe add something fun to the other side! Happy Haunting!




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