Crochet backpack

I didn’t find a good pattern, so I made up my own. I used a thick red yarn and 5 mm needle.

Hdc: half double crochetInc: 2 hdc into 1 stitchDec: 1 hdc into 2 stitches

1: 8 chain
2: 3 hdc into second stitch6 hdc5 hdc in last stitchon the other side of the original chain 6 hdc2 hdc (22)

3: 3 inc, 6 hdc, 5 inc, 6 hdc, 2 inc (32)
4: 6 inc, 6 hdc, 10 inc, 6 hdc, 4 inc (52)
5: 6x (inc, hdc), 6 hdc, 10x (inc, hdc), 6 hdc, 4x (inc, hdc) (72)
6: BLO: 72 hdc
7: 72 hdc
8: 10x (5 hdc, dec), 2 hdc (62)
9: 62 hdc
10: 8x (5 hdc, dec), 6 hdc (54)
11: 54 hdc
12: 9x (4 hdc, dec) (45)
13-14: 45 hdc
15: 7x (4 hdc, dec), 3 hdc (38)
16: 38 hdc
17: 9x (3 hdc, dec), 2 hdc (29)
18-20: 29 hdc

Lid: We will crochet from side to side qnd not around to have half a circle
1: 11 chain
2: 3 hdc into second stitch, 9 hdc, turn (23 all together)
3: 2 chain, 10 hdc, 3 inc, 10 hdc, turn (26)
4: 2 chain, 10 hdc, 3x (inc, hdc), 10 hdc, turn (29)
5: 2 chain, 11 hdc, 3x (inc, 2 hdc), 9 hdc ( 32)
Sew on the lid.
Handle:15 chain, 14 hdc started from the second stitchSew it on
String:A long chain (as long as you need), and dc back on the chain from the second stitch. (I’ve made 65)

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