Lily-Roo Crochet Backpack Pattern

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A crochet backpack is a fun way to use yarn to create a beautiful bag. I have always fancied backpacks. It’s easier to move around and get a hand free without having a lot of tiny pieces of stuff all hanging on me.

Ccrochet Backpack with Bucket hat

This backpack is unique in so many ways! I wanted a big backpack, so I made the sketch just like that and also added a POCKET! Yes, this backpack has a pocket, placed inside.

If you are a fan of crochet bags, you would love this backpack. you can totally customize this bag to your taste. There is no limit to what you can do. From having just a single handle to adding another shorthand and even making a smaller version of this backpack.

This backpack is only available as a print-friendly pattern in PDF. You can get a copy from either ETSY or Ravelry, using the links below.

LIly-Roo Backpack pattern on Ravelry

Lily roo Backpack pattern on ETSY

The backpack was designed to go along with my Bucket hat, using a similar colorway.

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Materials needed for this easy backpack pattern


Hobbii Twister Summer, fine, #2 (55% Cotton, 45% Acrylic, 1093 yards/1000m per 250g Cake)

Please note that 2 strands of the above yarn were used throughout. You can substitute with any DK (#3) yarn.

You are welcome to use any colors of your choice, the prototype was made using a cake with different colors.

Estimated Yardage 

900 yards

Hook and other Materials

– 3.5 mm Crochet Hook

– Snap Button, 1 pair.


17 sts over 12 rows = 4”/10 cm Square made in hdc, before blocking.

Adjust hook size if necessary, to obtain gauge.

Pattern Notes

1.     Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.

2.     Substitute with any #3 weight yarn, please check the gauge.

Difficulty Level – Intermediate

Terms – US Terminology

Stitches Abbreviations

Ch(s) – Chain(s)

Sl st – Slip stitch 

Hdc – Half Double Crochet

Dc – Double Crochet

Dc2tog – Double Crochet 2 stitches together

3rd Loop

BLO – Back loop only

Special Stitch

Crossed double crochet (xdc) Here is a video tutorial I made for this stitch =

Skip next st, dc in next st, crocheting over the dc just made into the skipped st, yarn over, insert hook into skipped stitch and yarn over (3 loops on the hook), yarn over, pull through 2 loops, yarn over, pull through the remaining 2 loops.

Finished Measurements = 13” by 18”

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