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Free crochet mini backpack pattern for dolls

    Free crochet mini backpack pattern for dolls
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    Crochet mini backpack

    Oh my goodness, have you heard about this mini backpack crochet pattern? It’s like the cutest thing ever! Picture this: a tiny, adorable backpack that you can crochet yourself. It’s the perfect size for all your 12” dolls to wear around like a fashionista! Don’t worry, if dolls are not your thing you could use it as a coin purse, an amigurumi backpack, or even a cute backpack keychain.

    How to crochet a mini backpack?

    This free tutorial will teach you how to crochet a mini backpack with simple step by step instructions. The premium downloadable crochet pattern also includes progress photos to help you along. Plus, since you’re making it yourself, you can customize it to your heart’s content! Choose your favorite yarn colors and add fun embellishments like pom poms or tassels.

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    Supplies

    • Worsted / Aran yarn
    • 5mm Crochet hook
    • Scissors
    • Sewing needle
    • Snap fasteners or velcro dots (optional)

    Hook Size

    • 5mm Crochet Hook

    Yarn

    • Weight – Aran / Worsted / #4
    • Brand – Drops Paris Cotton
    • A – Green
    • B – Pink
    • Total: 22 yards

    Gauge & Size

    • Gauge: 2” x 2” = 8 rows of 8 sc
    • Bag Width: 2.25″
    • Bag Height: 2.75″
    • Doll Height: 12″

    Abbreviations

    USA Terminology (U.K. translation)

    • BLO – Back loop only
    • ch – Chain
    • MR – Magic ring
    • R – Row/Round
    • sc – Single crochet
    • 2sc – 2 sc in 1 space (increase)
    • 3sc – 3sc in 1 space (increase)
    • sl st – Slip stitch
    • st/sts – Stitch/Stitches

    Pattern Notes

    • Chains and slip stitches are not included in stitch count.
    • Stitches separated with a comma are to be made in separate spaces.
    • For example, 2sc, sc x 2 would mean 2sc in first space, sc in next space, sc in next stitch.
    • Start all rounds in the same stitch as slip stitch.

    Skill Level

    • Easy

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    Crochet Mini Backpack


    Round 1

    • Use green (A) yarn
    • ch x 9 then start in second ch from hook
    • 3sc, sc x 6, 3sc,
    • sc x 6 in chs on opposite side
    • sl st to first st & ch x 1

    (18 sts)  *Premium pattern has image here*

    Round 2

    • BLO sc x 18
    • sl st to first st & ch x 1

    (18 sts) *Premium pattern has image here*

    Round 3 – 11

    • sc x 18
    • sl st to first st & ch x 1
    • Fasten off after R11 & weave in ends

    (9 rounds of 18 sts) *Premium pattern has image here*

    Backpack Flap


    Row 1

    • Use pink (B) yarn
    • Make a MR & ch x 1
    • sc x 3 in MR
    • ch x 1 & turn

    (3 sts)

    Row 2

    • 2sc x 3
    • ch x 1 & turn

    (6 sts)

    Row 3

    • (2sc, sc) 3 times
    • ch x 1 & turn

    (9 sts)

    Row 4

    • (2sc, sc x 2) 3 times
    • ch x 1 & turn

    (12 sts)

    Row 5

    • (2sc, sc x 3) 3 times
    • ch x 1 & turn

    (15 sts)

    Row 6

    Assembly

    Front Pocket


    Row 1

    • Use pink (B) yarn
    • ch x 6 then start in second ch from hook
    • sc x 5
    • ch x 1 & turn

    (5 sts)

    Row 2 – 3

    • sc x 5
    • ch x 1 & turn
    • Fasten off after R3, leave tail for sewing.

    (2 rows of 5 sts) *Premium pattern has image here*

    Assembly

    Handles x 2


    Row 1

    • Use pink (B) yarn
    • ch x 16 then start in second ch from hook
    • sc x 15
    • Fasten off leaving tail for sewing

    (15 sts) *Premium pattern has image here*

    Assembly