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Recycled Halloween Party Favors

Posted on October 16, 2009

Recycled Halloween Party CupHere is one more recycled Halloween craft project. It uses a yogurt cup and yarn to create a cute party favor. This is a perfect kid’s craft project as they can decorate the cup for Halloween. I cut construction paper eyes and a mouth to decorate my treat cup. Let your kid’s have fun with this and decorate the cups using yarn and different colored construction paper.

I used regular yarn to crochet this cup holder and the free pattern is found below. If you’d like to use vcr tape with yarn, here is that free pattern link. VCR Tape Halloween Cup yogurt cup

Recycled Halloween Treat Cup

Materials needed:
1 oz Black yarn
Small amount of Orange yarn
Yogurt cup
Orange sheet of construction paper
Craft glue

Hook:
N (9 mm) metal crochet hook

Description:
Halloween Treat Cup – measures 3 inches wide and 3 inches tall with 9 inch handle strap

Directions:
Rnd 1
Holding two strands of black yarn together, Ch 4 and join with a Sl St to form a ring.

Rnd 2
Ch 2, then work 6 Hdc in ring, join with a Sl St to top of Ch 2. (7 sts)

Rnd 3
Ch 2, Hdc in same st, *2 Hdc in ea st*. Repeat between * – * to end of round. Work 2 Hdc in st before joining with a Sl St to top of Ch 2. (16 sts)

Rnd 4
Ch 2, working in BLO, Hdc in ea st and join with Sl St to top of Ch 2.

Rnds 5-9
Ch 2. working in both loops now, Hdc in sm st and then Hdc in ea st around. Join with a Sl St to top of Ch 2.
Leave yarn attached to begin handle.

Handle:
Using yarn still attached from last round, chain 17 for handle. Attach with a Sl St into opposite side so handle in centered and matches other side.

Turn and working back up chain with a Sc around the chain evenly. (Approx. 23 sts)
Finish with a Sl St into base of handle at other side.
FO and weave ends under. Cut and trim any loose ends too.

Edging:
Attach orange yarn in st near handle along the top edge, *Ch 3, Sl St into next st*. Repeat between * – * along top edge of cup holder. Finish with Sl St into base of beginning Ch 3.

Cut triangle eyes and mouth out of orange construction paper. Use craft glue to paste on to holder as shown.

Insert cleaned yogurt cup inside and stretch as needed to make fit inside the cup holder you crocheted. Fill with treats!

If you have any questions or find discrepancies in this pattern, please email me using contact tab.

Abbreviations:
BLO – Back Loop Only
Ch – Chain
Dc – Double Crochet
Dec – Decrease
Ea – Each
FLO – Front Loop Only
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Plarn – Plastic Bag Yarn
Rnd – Round
Sc – Single Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sl St – Slip Stitch
Sm – Same
St – Stitch
Tog – Together

This pattern is copyrighted by Cindy of My Recycled Bags {dot com} and may only be used for private individual use. No commercial sales or use of this pattern or photos are permitted. Links to this pattern are acceptable and appreciated. ©2009

****Please do not copy my patterns on your blog site or post my patterns on Internet sites. I do not allow my patterns to be republished without expressed written permission. Posting of my patterns, without written permission is in violation of my copyrights and is content theft.

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