Mermaid Tail Backpack by Osage County Crochet

Mermaid Tail Backpack

April 2019
Aran (8 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 8 rows = 2 inches
5.0 mm (H)
4.25 mm (G)
150 - 190 yards (137 - 174 m)
one size
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This is an intermediate crochet pattern.


• 5.00 mm crochet hook
• 4.25 mm crochet hook
• Tapestry needle
• 190 yards of worsted weight yarn.
• Purse closure and hardware
• Backpack straps


• Ch: chain
• Sl st: slip stitch
• Sc: single crochet
• Sc dec: single crochet decrease
• Hdc: half double crochet
• Blo: back loops only

You need 190 yards of Red Heart Classic Yarn. Any #4 worsted weight yarn will work just fine.


6 sc sts x 8 rows = 2 inches

Other Important Supplies: You will need backpack straps. I upcycled mine from a broken backpack. You can find straps online. Always check your local thrift store! You will also need some kind of purse closure. I went with magnetic snaps that I purchased online.

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If you have any questions, concerns, or need any help at all please don’t hesitate to contact me! I’d be happy to help! Please understand it may take me up to 12-24hrs to reply