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Pair of Ginger Bread Houses Gift Bags
Free Crochet Pattern
By Donna Collinsworth  of Donna’s Crochet Designs
MATERIALS: For each gift bag 4 ozs Bernat yarn in Walnut (7483), less than 1 oz of Red Heart Super Saver White (311) yarn, size 10 crochet threads in White, Scarlet, Myrtle Green and Golden, size 7 & H crochet hooks, craft glue or no-sew glue (Fabric-tack), needle to take yarn, needle to take crochet thread, small amount of felt in the following colors: Yellow and Blue and Scribbles fabric paint in Black
Gauge: 4 hdc = 1”, 3 rows hdc = 1-1\2”    FINISHED SIZE: 8” X 10” X 2” deep
BASIC HOUSE:
ROW 1: With Walnut and H hook ch-34, hdc 3rd ch from hook, hdc ea ch across, ch-1, turn.  (32 sts)
ROW 2-14: Hdc ea st across, ch-1, turn.
ROW 15-22: Hdc dec next 2 sts, hdc ea st across, ch-1, turn.  End row 22 fasten off.  (31 sts)(30 sts)(29 sts)(28 sts)(27 sts)(26 sts)(25 sts)(24 sts)
SIDES/BOTTOM:
ROW 1: With Walnut and H hook ch-12, hdc 3rd ch from hook, hdc ea ch across, ch-1, turn.  (10 sts)
ROW 2-64: Hdc ea st across, ch-1, turn.  End row 64 fasten off.
HANDLE:
ROW 1: With Walnut and H hook ch-5, hdc 3rd ch from hook, hdc ea ch across, ch-1, turn.  (3 sts)
ROW 2-32: Hdc ea st across, ch-1, turn.  End row 32 fasten off.
CANDY ROOF GIFT BAG
Make two of basic house, one side/bottom and two handles.
SIDE ROOF SNOW:
ROW 1: With White and H hook ch-3, sc 2nd ch from hook, dc last ch, ch-1, turn.  (2 sts)
ROW 2-6: Sc 1st st, dc last st, ch-1, turn.
ROW 7: Dc dec next 2 sts, fasten off.  (1 st)
ROOF SNOW:
ROW 1: With White and H hook ch-23, sc 2nd ch from hook, (dc next ch, sc next ch) across to last ch, dc last ch, ch-1, turn.  (22 sts)
ROW 2: (Sc, dc) next 2 sts, (sc next st, dc next st) across, ch-1, turn.  (24 sts)
ROW 3: (Sc next st, dc next st) across, ch-1, turn.
ROW 4: Rep row 2.  (26 sts)