Giraffe backpack by Maria Isabel
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Giraffe backpack

Crochet
July 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in sc with tapestry crochet
3.5 mm (E)
766 - 787 yards (700 - 720 m)
US
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Practice tapestry crochet to make the giraffe print and form the bag. Then make the giraffe’s head that will work as a lid and adds the fun touch to the design. The backpack straps can be crocheted for 3-6 year old kids (kid in the pictures is 3 years old). Backpack is one size only.

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate: This design includes crochet basic stitches, a mid-level tapestry crochet pattern, easy shaping and finishing techniques.

FINISHED SIZE
10.2” x 9.3”/ 26 cm x 23.5 cm

STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES
• Slip stitch
• Single crochet (UK double crochet)
• Tapestry crochet

SUGGESTED MATERIALS
• 3.5 mm crochet hook
• Two 100 gr/ 3.52 oz (200 m/ 218 yd) skeins of fine 100% cotton yarn in BRICK
• Two 100 gr/ 3.52 oz (200 m/ 218 yd) skeins of fine 100% cotton yarn in LIGHT YELLOW
• 25.2”/ 64 cm of 4 mm cord or similar
• One transparent toggle stopper
• Two 0.4”/ 1 cm wide black buttons
• Stuffing
• Stitch markers in two colors

DESIGN ATTRIBUTES
• Worked in the round
• Alternating sections of different color
• One main seamless piece

PATTERN ATTRIBUTES
• Row by row instructions
• Written pattern for techniques involved
• Support chart with crochet symbols
• Images with measurements
• Photo tutorial for crochet stitches involved
• Photo tutorial showing important steps

  • All my patterns have an English and Spanish version. Hippo, dino, pig and giraffe backpacks also have a Danish version.
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