These backpacks are compact enough to take anywhere and roomy enough to carry books and lunch. Their whimsical flaps, whether covered with I-cord spines, grass and flowers, or just simple, solid color make them stand out from the crowd and demand to be taken whimsically! Get yourself or someone else ready for school or work with one of these adorable, fun, and functional backpacks for grownups and kids of all ages. Felted dimensions are approximately 9" (22.5cm) wide x 5" (12.5cm) deep x 10" (25cm) high. Skill level is Beginner to Intermediate.
Knit and felt Spiny Beast with 6 skeins of Cascade 220 Yarn, Worsted Weight Feltable Yarn, in 9457 Cobalt Heather and 2 skeins in 7814 Chartreuse. Knit and felt Just Plain Color with 5 skeins of 9404 Ruby and 2 skeins of 7801 Rouge Red. Knit and felt Grassy Hill with 8 skeins of 5019 Green Tea and small amounts of 7808 Purple Hyacinth and 7804 Shrimp for the flowers.
You will need US 11 (8mm) Circular Needles for all bags, US 11 (8mm) Double Point Needles for Spiny Beast, US 6 (4.25mm) Double Point Needles and US 3 (3.25mm) Needles for Grassy Hill, a Tapestry Needle, a sewing needle, heavy weight thread, and four 2" (5cm) or 2.25" (5.7cm) rectangular rings or slide buckles for each bag.
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