Last Saturday, April 13, I wrote how I finished a Donatello TMNT Mask and was preparing the ambitious goal of creating a TMNT backpack for my 5 year old son.
- Crochet seven hexagons in green.
- Join the hexagons using a brown yarn.
- I sewed a lining of material to the inside of the pack so when little TMNT toys get put in it they won’t fall out.
- I used a cream yarn to make the side against the back. I used a circular rug pattern until it was large enough to match the outer “shell” and then joined it with the brown yarn.
I used an adjustable strap pattern of about 85 rows of double crochets and a few loop holes. I added the front strap across the belly so that it would stay on little bodies.
I’m really pleased with how it turned out. The buttons I found even look like little turtle shells!
The boy LOVES it (and the girl too as you can see her in the photos – I might have to make another one for her!)