Blue Skies backpack by Maria Isabel

Blue Skies backpack

Crochet
March 2021
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in split single crochet
4.5 mm
252 - 262 yards (230 - 240 m)
FINISHED SIZE: 9.1” x 8.5”/ 23 cm x 21.5 cm
US
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Ideal for Spring time and sunny days out. Constructed of a small size bag, with a zipper to open and close easily to keep our belongings safe. And long handles to carry over the shoulders.
Made with a variety of stitches, like split single crochet, to make the body of the bag and popcorn stitch, for the textured feel of the lid. With separate pieces to be worked in the round and back and forth, seamed together by the end.

SUGGESTED MATERIALS

  • 4.5 mm (G7) crochet hook
  • Three 70.9 gr/ 2.5 oz (109 m/ 120 yd) skeins of worsted weight Lily Sugar N’Cream yarn (100% cotton) in ROBIN’S EGG
  • One 8.7”/ 22 cm long zipper in same color as yarn
  • Regular sewing thread in same color as yarn
  • Regular sewing thread in contrasting color
  • Stitch marker
  • Pins
  • Tapestry needle
  • Sewing needle
  • Measuring tape
  • Scissors

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate: This design includes basic and intermediate crochet stitches, easy shaping and finishing techniques.

STITCHES

  • Slip stitch
  • Single crochet
  • Double crochet
  • Split single crochet
  • Popcorn stitch
  • Back loop slip stitch

DESIGN ATTRIBUTES
• Worked back and forth
• Worked in the round
• Separate pieces seamed together

PATTERN ATTRIBUTES
• Written instructions
• Written pattern for techniques involved and finishing
• Chart with symbols
• Photo tutorials showing important steps of the crochet work and finishing
• Crochet stitch guide included with pattern

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