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Knit a Strawberry Backpack

A free knitting pattern download from Amanda Saladin

Strawberry Backpack Knitting Pattern for Back to School

To celebrate sweet summer strawberries, Amanda Saladin designed this knitted backpack to look like a ripe, luscious strawberry! This bag finishes measuring approximately 14″ tall x 11″ wide x 4″ deep which is plenty of space for a kids school bag. Skill level: easy!

Knitting Supplies:


  1. Red Heart Soft in #5142 Cherry Red (MC), 2 skeins

  2. #4420 Guacamole (CC1), 1 skein

  3. #4601 Off-White (CC2), 1 skein

Needles: US Size 6 (4.0 mm) straight needles

Notions: Yarn needle, 12″ zipper

Hickies - No Tie Elastic Shoelaces

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