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Frog Backpack

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From schoolyard shenanigans to creek-side adventures, make sure that homework isn't conveniently lost with this fun frog backpack.

Measurements

Single Size
approx 13" [33 cm] tall x 9" [23 cm] wide excluding straps.
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  • Single Size

approx 13" [33 cm] tall x 9" [23 cm] wide excluding straps.

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Main Color (MC)

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Hot Green, 01712Edit Color
$52.29

Contrast A

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Contrast B

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Yellow, 00010Edit Color
$2.49

Contrast C

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Country Red, 01530Edit Color
$2.49

Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4mm
$2.99

Bead Stitch Markers

Pink 3/Pkg
$15.98

Materials not included in this kit:

2 sew-on googly eyes. Red zipper 14" [35 cm] long

The materials for this project cost $76.24

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

cont = continue(ity)

hdc = half double crochet

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

Rnd = Round

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

sc2(3)tog = draw up a loop in each of next 2(3) stitches. yoh and draw through all loops on hook.

Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook

Sl st = Slip stitch

sp(s) = space(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

tr = treble crochet

WS = wrong side

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

approx 13" [33 cm] tall x 9" [23 cm] wide excluding straps.

MATERIALS

Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Main Color (MC) Hot Green (01712) 21
Contrast A () 1
Contrast B Yellow (00010) 1
Contrast C Country Red (01530) 1
Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. 2 sew-on googly eyes. Red zipper 14" [35 cm] long. 6 stitch markers.

GAUGE

15 sc and 16 rows = 4" [10 cm] with smaller hook.

INSTRUCTIONS

BACK
With MC, ch 14.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 13 sc.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. (1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Turn. 17 sc.
4th and alt rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
5th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 21 sc.
7th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 25 sc.
9th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 9 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 29 sc.
11th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 11 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 33 sc.
13th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 13 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 37 sc.
15th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 9 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 15 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 9 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 41 sc.
16th to 22nd rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. Place first set of markers at each end of 16th row.
23rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 3 sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in last sc. Turn. 39 sc.
24th to 28th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn.
29th to 34th rows: As 23rd to 28th rows. 37 sc. Place second set of markers at each end of last row.

Shape head: 35th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. (1 sc in each of next 11 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Turn. 41 sc.
36th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
37th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 13 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Turn. 45 sc.
38th row: As 36th row.
39th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 13 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 15 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 13 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Turn. 49 sc.
40th row: As 36th row.

Shape eyes: 41st row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 15 sc. (5 tr in next sc) twice. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Sc3tog. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. (5 tr in next sc) twice. 1 sc in each of next 15 sc. Turn.
42nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn.
43rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 15 sc. (Tr5tog) twice. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Sc3tog. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. (Tr5tog) twice. 1 sc in each of next 15 sc. Turn. 45 sts.
44th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. fasten off.

Shape mouth: 45th row: (RS). Miss first 9 sc. Join MC with sl st to next sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. 1 sc in each sc to last 9 sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. Place third set of markers at each end of row.
46th to 53rd rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 11 sts rem at end of last row. Fasten off.

BELLY
Turn work up-side down. With RS facing, join A with sl st to first ch of foundation chain.
1st row: (RS). Ch 1. 1 sc in same st as sl st. 1 sc in each of next 12 rem ch of foundation ch. Turn. 13 sc.
2nd to 5th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
6th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
7th to 16th rows: As 2nd to 6th rows twice more. 19 sc at end of last row. Place first set of markers at each end of last row.
17th to 20th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
21st row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 3 sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
22nd to 25th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn.
26th to 30th rows: As 21st to 25th rows.
31st row: As 21st row. 13 sts.
32nd to 34th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn. Place second set of markers at each end of last row.

Shape bottom head: 35th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn.
36th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
37th to 40th rows: As 35th and 36th rows twice more. 19 sc at end of last row.
41st row: Ch 1. (2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc) 3 times. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 23 sc.
42nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
43rd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 27 sc.
44th and 45th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn. Place third set of markers at each end of last row.

Shape mouth: 46th to 53rd rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 11 sts rem at end of last row. Fasten off.

REAR LEGS (make 2)
With MC, ch 4.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 2 ch. Turn. 3 sc.
2nd, 4th and 6th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 5 sc.
5th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 7 sc.
7th to 11th rows: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 17 sc at end of last row. Do not turn. Join in rnd with sl st to first sc.
Cont working in rnds:
1st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Rep last rnd until work from foundation chain measures 12" [30.5 cm], joining C at end of last rnd. Break MC.
**Next rnd: With C, ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. (1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc) 8 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 26 sc.

Divide for webbed feet: 1st toe: 1st rnd: With C, ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Ch 1. Miss next 19 sc. 1 sc in each of last 3 sc. Join with sl st to first sc.
***2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 4 sc. 1 sc in next ch 1. 1 sc in each of last 3 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 8 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 4 times. Join with sl st to first st.
4th rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) twice. Join with sl st to first st.
5th rnd: Ch 3. Bobble. Sl st to next st. fasten off.***

2nd toe: 1st rnd: Join C with sl st to rem loop of ch 1 at right on 1st toe. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Ch 1. Miss next 13 sc . 1 sc in each of last 3 sc. Join with sl st to first sc.
Work from *** to *** as given for 1st toe.

3rd toe: 1st rnd: Join C with sl st to rem loop of ch 1 at right on 2nd toe. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Ch 1. Miss next 7 sc. 1 sc in each of last 3 sc. Join with sl st to first sc.
Work from *** to *** as given for 1st toe.

4th toe: 1st rnd: Join C with sl st to rem loop of ch 1 at right on 3rd toe. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 8 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Work 3rd to 5th rnds as given for 1st toe.**

FRONT LEGS (make 2)
With MC, ch 17. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.
1st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st and each ch around. Join with sl st to first sc. 17 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Rep last rnd until work from beg measures 4" [10 cm], joining C at end of last rnd. Break MC.
Work from ** to ** as given for Rear Legs.

STRAPS (make 2)
With B, ch 8.
1st row: (RS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 6 hdc.
2nd row: Ch 2 (does not count as hdc). 1 hdc in each hdc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row until work from beg measures 12" [30.5 cm]. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Sew Back to Belly matching sets of markers to third set of markers. Fold opening flat and sew in zipper for mouth. Sew front Legs at corners of mouth. Sew one end of both Straps at foundation row of Back. Sew other ends of Straps to each of front Legs. Beg at foundation row, sew shaped end of Rear Legs at sides of Body. Try on Backpack and sew toes of Rear Legs to Straps as shown in picture. Sew googly eyes to each Tr5tog group.