Braid Backpack (Crochet)
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Braid Backpack (Crochet)

This backpack is the perfect cute accessory for your little one!
Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Loops & Threads® Braid Yarn – Rainbow (1 Ball)
  • Crochet Hook, US Size K/10½ (6.5mm) or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
  • Yarn Needle
 

Project Instructions

BACKPACK

Ch 48.

Row 1: Dc in 4thch from hook, dc in each ch across.

Row 2: Ch 2,dc in each dc across – 46 dc.

Rep Row 2 until Backpack measures 9".

Eyelet Row: Ch1, hdc in same sp, [ch 1, sk next st, hdc in next st] to last st, hdc in last st.

Next Row: Ch 1, sc in each st and ch across. Fasten off.

 

Sew side seam. Sew bottom seam.

 

Straps (make 2)

Ch 30.

Row 1: Dc in 4thch from hook, dc in each ch across.

Row 2: Ch 2, dc in each dc across – 28 dc. Fasten off.

 

FINISHING

Sew center back seam. Sew bottom seam. Sew one end of strap to lower back corner, and other end of strap to center at top, just below Eyelet row. Drawstring: Ch 80, or until drawstring meas 30". Fasten off. Tie each end in a knit. Weave in ends.

 

Abbreviations:
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
h – hook

Tips

GAUGE: 9 sts x 6 rows = 4" in dc; Save time, check your gauge.