22 Crochet Backpack Patterns

How many times have you seen someone with the same backpack as you? If you’d rather stand out a bit and showcase your creativity, why not make your own backpack instead?

CROCHET BACKPACK PATTERNS

When you make your own, you can customize it however you want and you can make something completely unique. To get your creative juices flowing, here are 22 Crochet Backpack Patterns for you to check out.

A backpack lets you take your life with you. Might as well do it looking adorable!

1. Wildrose Backpack Crochet Pattern by All About Ami

Crochet this stunning Wildrose Backpack to hold your essentials on all your travels and adventures, from music festivals to the beach!

The modern granny square is centered as a focal point with a variety of crochet stitches and techniques providing plenty of visual interest.

The sturdy strap is part of the drawstring closure that allows for easy opening and closing of the backpack. An interior pocket holds your cell phone, and an optional tassel can be added for some pops of color!

Wildrose Backpack Crochet Pattern by All About Ami

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2. Crochet Backpack Pattern by I Love Create Store

A high-fashion look, trendy backpack straps and a classic crochet design – this Crochet Backpack Pattern has it all!

This backpack is a perfect size because it’s big enough to hold all your essentials and a few extra things, and it’s super trendy with the chain backpack straps that can be worn in a variety of ways.

This backpack will be a perfect accessory for your summer vacations or for everyday use and will perfectly suit any outfit.

Crochet Backpack Pattern by I Love Create Store

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3. Boulevard Backpack Crochet Pattern by Kozi Knitz

This Boulevard Backpack is perfect for an everyday bag or your next festival! It features textured stitches with the boho bobbles on the front.

The crochet strap acts as a drawstring for opening and closing the bag. Then topped off with a textured bobble flap to finish it off.

Boulevard Backpack Crochet Pattern by Kozi Knitz

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4. Crocheted Backpack Pattern by Yarn Plaza

Are your kids also excited to go back to school after a break or holiday? Of course, it is nice for them to show off their new stuff, and how cool is it to show up with a brand new, original backpack? 

Mom, do not worry: this cheerful crocheted backpack is made out of simple granny squares.

Crocheted Backpack Pattern by Yarn Plaza

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5. Florence Backpack Crochet Pattern by Hopeful Honey Designs

Carefree and lightweight, this Florence Backpack taps right into all the excitement of an impending trip. With every stitch, how can you not imagine all the spur-of-the-moment places this carryall bag will travel!

Crocheted holding two strands of yarn together for extra shape and stability, this roomy bag is the ideal size to fit all your daily essentials.

Florence Backpack Crochet Pattern by Hopeful Honey Designs

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6. Crochet T-shirt Yarn Backpack Pattern by Knitz N Purlz

Pack up and go with easy Mini Backpack Crochet Pattern. This backpack is perfect for workweek commuting, weekend travel, or school packing.

The backpack is so easy to make, it consists of just a big crochet oval that’s folded in half, add crochet sides, straps and handle. It’s made of T-shirt yarn and crochet hook 10mm so it works up very fast.

Crochet T-shirt Yarn Backpack Pattern by Knitz N Purlz

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7. Crochet Cable Stripes Backpack Pattern by Kathy’s Crochet Closet

This Cable Stripes Backpack is perfect for all your spring and summer adventures! It is crocheted with sturdy mercerized cotton yarn in an easy, cable design.

The unlined bag features a crocheted front pocket with magnetic snap closure, crocheted drawstring and cord lock, and crocheted straps.

Crochet Cable Stripes Backpack Pattern by Kathy's Crochet Closet

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8. Free Crochet Backpack Pattern by Knitcro Addict

On those out and about sort of days, what could be more perfect to put all your bits and bobs than this pretty backpack. Not a beginner project but easier than it looks, give it a try!

Free Crochet Backpack Pattern by Knitcro Addict

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9. Crochet Boho Backpack Pattern by Tzigns

This Crochet Boho Backpack is stylish and durable. It is made using the strong Bernat Maker Home Dec yarn and the sturdy waistcoat stitch so this piece will last through all of your adventures.

It is the perfect size for a day pack and big enough to hold all of your purse belongings, a coat, and even a frisbee!

Crochet Boho Backpack Pattern by Tzigns

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10. Kiersten Mini Backpack Crochet Pattern by Cosmaudi

This Kiersten Mini Backpack is the perfect everyday bag no matter your style. Made up of mercerized cotton, it is sure to last through wear and tear and remain a staple in your wardrobe.

The pattern will guide you through the making of your very own Kiersten Mini Backpack, and soon you’ll be making them in every color of the rainbow. They also make great gifts for friends and significant others!

Kiersten Mini Backpack Crochet Pattern by Cosmaudi

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11. Crochet Daytripper Backpack Pattern by Sewrella

This Crochet Daytripper Backpack can be worked up in a day and is so very easy!

It is great for beginners and the perfect size for moms on the go, just large enough to hold a wallet, diaper and wipes, keys, and other small essentials. This backpack works great for elementary age kids too!

This is an easy level crochet pattern, and the techniques you will need to know are single crochet, chain stitch, and slip stitch.

Crochet Daytripper Backpack Pattern by Sewrella

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12. Crochet Mermaid Backpack Pattern by Crazy 4 Crochet Momma

Are you looking for the perfect gift for your child? Then look no further! This Mermaid Backpack is perfect for your mermaid lover.

This backpack has a relatively large storage area for a child. Enough area to hold a light sweater, a wallet, and a stuffed animal or two.

This mermaid backpack has a drawstring to close it and is long enough to be tied to keep it closed.

Crochet Mermaid Backpack Pattern by Crazy 4 Crochet Momma

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13. Crochet Patch Backpack Pattern by Yarnspirations

Kids look forward to school when they get to wear new clothes and accessories – like this cool Crochet Patch Backpack.

Stitch using their favorite color or complete the version shown. It’s 11″ wide x 14″ tall x 9″ deep, so there’s lots of room for books.

Encourage kids to customize their backpack with patches, buttons and trims that reflect their unique personalities!

Crochet Patch Backpack Pattern by Yarnspirations

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14. Crochet Elemental Backpack Pattern by Earth Tricks

Use this Crochet Elemental Backpack Pattern to make three styles of the bag! Wear this has a backpack, a tote bag, or a sling bag!

You can choose from three styles of straps and do a top flap, or leave your bag like a drawstring top. Both of these customization options are outlined following the creation of the bag itself.

Reuse the pattern multiple times to get all sorts of different, funky bag options!

Crochet Elemental Backpack Pattern by Earth Tricks

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15. Into The Woods Backpack Crochet Pattern by Prairie Fox Studio

This Into The Woods Backpack Crochet Pattern is a trendy boho-inspired design using tapestry crochet. The pattern is very easy to make your own.

Pick your colors, use tassels or pom-poms, or beads for your drawstrings. You can also make the bag with or without the flap, and there are three-strap design options included in the pattern, chevrons, stripes, or solid!

Into The Woods Backpack Crochet Pattern by Prairie Fox Studio

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16. Crochet Mudcloth Backpack Pattern by Yarn And Chai

The inspiration for this Mudcloth Backpack came from traditional African mudcloth, a beautiful handmade cotton fabric that has been a part of Malian culture since the 12th century.

And while the hook-and-yarn version isn’t exactly comparable to the fascinating way that genuine mudcloth is made (using fermented mud and plant dyes), you will still in love with this bag!

Crochet Mudcloth Backpack Pattern by Yarn And Chai

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17. Crochet Dinosaur Backpack Pattern by A Crafty Concept

This Crochet Dinosaur Backpack is so adorable and makes a perfect gift for any little boy or girl in your life!

For a day at the park, staying at a friend’s house, or even going to the grandparents! They get to carry all their goodies in this super adorable dino bag.

Crochet Dinosaur Backpack Pattern by A Crafty Concept

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18. Cinch Sack Backpack Crochet Pattern by Crochet It Creations

This Cinch Sack Crochet Pattern is a fun pattern to test your skills. It is one size and is standard for a cinch sack/drawstring backpack.

The finished measurements are approximately 13” width x 14.5” height. It is the perfect size to use as an overnight bag, sports bag, hold toys, crafts, or yarn!

Cinch Sack Backpack Crochet Pattern by Crochet It Creations

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19. Crochet Cupcake Backpack Pattern by LTK Cuties

What little (or big!) princess wouldn’t love to have her own unique Crocheted Cupcake Backpack?! Feel free to customize this cute bag in your “favorite flavors”.

This backpack is around 11 inches tall from bottom-up (straps not included). It also depends on your tension and what you use.

Crochet Cupcake Backpack Pattern by LTK Cuties

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20. Color Block Backpack Crochet Pattern by Dabbles And Babbles

This Color Block Backpack is just the thing for bringing all the gear you need to live your day to day life. And just the thing for doing it in the cutest style possible.

The moss stitch adds texture and detailing that makes your crochet backpack stand out from the crowd. Combine that with the color blocking details, and you’re all set to turn heads no matter where you’re going next.

Color Block Backpack Crochet Pattern by Dabbles And Babbles

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21. Wanderlust Chevron Backpack Free Crochet Pattern by A Crocheted Simplicity

This Wanderlust Chevron Backpack is the perfect crochet backpack to take on your everyday adventures. The combination of cotton yarn and simple crochet stitches give this crochet backpack its classic appeal.

It will easily hold a pair of sunglasses, bottle sunscreen, cell phone, bottle of water, earbuds, a book, snacks (or a lunch if you plan to be hiking for the day) and many more items.

Wanderlust Chevron Backpack Free Crochet Pattern by A Crocheted Simplicity

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22. Bell Bag Backpack Crochet Pattern by Clear Star Studios

Need an adorable backpack to carry your Switch while you fish, catch bugs, and create the perfect island on the go? Crochet this Bell Bag-inspired Backpack to hang onto everything you need.

This pattern is suitable for intermediate crocheters. Basic knowledge of crochet stitches is required, but the construction is fairly simple.

Bell Bag Backpack Crochet Pattern by Clear Star Studios

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Let us know which crochet backpack pattern is your favorite in the comments below!

Once you’ve made your crochet backpack, snap a picture, and share it over to us on our Facebook Page. Seeing what you make is part of the reason why we got into the crocheting game.

If you like crochet bag patterns, check out these 37 Crochet Purse Patterns for more gorgeous ideas!

These crochet backpack patterns let your creativity shine and you’ll appreciate something you made yourself so much more than something you just bought. Enjoy crocheting!