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Drawstring Backpack

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

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Pattern Number: 70607AD
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

17 x 18 in. (43 x 46 cm)


CORRECTIONS: None
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MATERIALS QTY ALT QTY
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640-112 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Raspberry (A) 3  
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640-178 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Cilantro (B) 1  
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm) 1  
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers 1  
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6) 1  

Color (A)
Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

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Color (B)
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Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Linen Fisherman  Blossom Glacier Sky Blue Cobalt Navy Raspberry
Linen Fisherman Blossom Glacier Sky Blue Cobalt Navy Raspberry
Denim Taupe  Oatmeal  Barley Grass Lemongrass Pumpkin Citron
Denim Taupe Oatmeal Barley Grass Lemongrass Pumpkin Citron
Spice  Apricot  Cranberry Claret  Fig Eggplant Charcoal Black
Spice Apricot Cranberry Claret Fig Eggplant Charcoal Black
 Grey Marble  Snapdragon Cilantro Butterscotch Denim Twist Celebration Cabernet Constellation
Grey Marble Snapdragon Cilantro Butterscotch Denim Twist Celebration Cabernet Constellation
Gemstone Galaxy Poinsettia Mystical Starlight Wheat  Wood Sequoia
Gemstone Galaxy Poinsettia Mystical Starlight Wheat Wood Sequoia
Mesquite Granite Sandstone Marble Blackstone Jungle Desert Flamingo
Mesquite Granite Sandstone Marble Blackstone Jungle Desert Flamingo
Toucan Parakeet Monarch Seagull Blue Jay Purple Martin Bluebird Raven
Toucan Parakeet Monarch Seagull Blue Jay Purple Martin Bluebird Raven
Hoosiers Hoyas Crimson Tigers Huskies Spartans Red Beacon Checkerboard
Hoosiers Hoyas Crimson Tigers Huskies Spartans Red Beacon Checkerboard

Drawstring Backpack
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

GAUGE:

9 sc + 8 rnds = 4 in. (10 cm).

BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

BACKPACK
With A, ch 4, join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in ring, join with sl st in beg sc. Place marker for beg of rnd, move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, work 2 sc in each sc around, join with sl st in beg ch - 16 sc.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around - 24 sc, join with sl st in beg ch.
Rnd 4: Ch 1, *sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around - 32 sc, join with sl st in beg ch.
Rnd 5: Ch 1, *sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around - 40 sc, join with sl st in beg ch.
Rnd 6: Ch 1, *sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around - 48 sc, join with sl st in beg ch.
Rnd 7: Ch 1, *sc in each of next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around - 56 sc, join with sl st in beg ch.
Rnd 8: Ch 1, *sc in each of next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around - 64 sc, join with sl st in beg ch.
Rnd 9: Ch 1, *sc in each of next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around - 72 sc, join with sl st in beg ch.
Rnd 10: Ch 1, *sc in each of next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around - 80 sc, join with sl st in beg ch.
Rnds 11-17: Ch 1, sc in each sc around - 80 sc; join with sl st in beg ch.
At end of Rnd 17, fasten off A.
Rnd 18: Join B with sl st, ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with sl st in beg ch.
Rnds 19-25: With B, ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with sl st in beg ch. At end of Rnd 25, fasten off B.
Rnd 26: Join A with sl st, ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with sl st in beg ch.
Rnds 27-29: With A, ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with sl st in beg ch.
Rnd 30 (Eyelet Rnd): Ch 3, skip first 2 sc, *sc in each of next 3 sc, ch 2, skip next 2 sc; rep from * 14 times more, end sc in each of last 3 sc, join with sl st in first ch of beg ch.
Rnd 31: Ch 1, sc in each sc, working 2 sc in each ch-2 space around - 80 sc.
Rnds 32-33:Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with sl st in beg ch. Fasten off.

 

FINISHING
Cord

With A, ch 2, join with sl st in beg ch.
Work in a continuous spiral as follows: *work 1 sl st in next st; rep from * until Cord measures 60 in. (152.5 cm). Fasten off.
Weave cord through eyelets of Rnd 30, with both cord ends emerging on right side. Mark center point beween cords. Pull cord ends through from right to wrong side of Backpack at center point just below B stripe. Knot cord ends securely on inside of Backpack.
Weave in ends.


 

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)  


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