Parkour Backpack by Jellina Verhoeff

Parkour Backpack

Crochet
September 2022
both are used in this pattern
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 13 rows = 4 inches
2.5 mm
3.0 mm
2113 yards (1932 m)
UK
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Keep on the move with a punk-inspired backpack, with a nod to tartan and fun optional badges. Worked in several techniques including amigurumi and mosaic crochet, metal accessories and strong Cotton yarn mean it will last through life’s journeys.

Gauge
24 sts and 13 rows to measure 10 x 10cm over dc using a 2.5mm hook
22 sts and 12 rows to measure 10 x 10cm over mosaic patt using a 3mm hook

Materials
Yarn
- Scheepjes Catona (100% Mercerised Cotton;
50g/125m)
Yarn A: 110 Jet Black x 8 balls
Yarn B: 201 Electric Blue x 1 ball
Yarn C: 409 Soft Rose x 2 balls
Yarn D: 258 Rosewood x 1 ball
Yarn E: 253 Tropic x 2 balls
Yarn F: 391 Deep Ocean x 1 ball
- Scheepjes Furry Tales (100% Polyester;
100g/57m)
Yarn G: 981 Wicked Witch x 1 ball
- Small amounts of brightly coloured yarns for badges

Other
2.5mm and 3mm crochet hooks
2 x 38mm D-rings (item no. 6785-38-NI)
1 x tuck lock, 45 x 30mm (item no. 1108-1-SI)
2 x 38mm metal buckles (item no. 6786-38-NI)
1 x stitch marker
5 x safety pins

Pattern notes
Backpack is worked using several techniques.
Base is worked using amigurumi method: work sts continuously in a spiral without closing each round with ss. Pm in first st of
each round, moving it up as you go. Body is worked in the round, using overlay mosaic crochet technique: work all dc sts in blo, and all tr sts in flo of tr two rows directly below. Do not fasten off yarn unless indicated; carry yarn up inside work as required.
Cc in ss at end of every round of Body section until Round 96 as folls: insert hook in blo of st indicated, yoh in new colour, draw new colour through st and lp on hook to finish. Work first st of each round in same st as ss. Flap and Straps are worked flat, turning after each row. Brightly coloured yarns are used to make five Badges, which are pinned onto Backpack with safety pins.
Backpack is assembled and fastenings are attached to finish.

This pattern is featured in YARN Bookazine 14 - Expression, available at Scheepjes retailers worldwide