Practice tapestry crochet to make the hippo print and form the bag. Then make the hippo's head that will work as a lid and adds the fun touch to the design. The backpack straps can be crocheted for 3-6 year old kids (little girl in the picture is 3 years old). Backpack is one size only. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 10.2" x 9.3"/ 26 cm x 23.5 cm STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES Slip stitch Single crochet (UK double crochet) Tapestry crochet DESIGN ATTRIBUTES Worked in the round Alternating sections of different color One main seamless piece PATTERN ATTRIBUTES Row by row instructions Written pattern for techniques involved Support chart with crochet symbols Images with measurements Photo tutorial for crochet stitches involved Photo tutorial showing important steps * This pattern has an English, Spanish, Danish and German version * Materials are not included * If you wish to sell finished products based on my patterns the only requirements are that you give me credit for the design (as Chabepatterns) and that you promote them using your own photos. * Want to buy more than one pattern? Please contact me and I'll let you know about discounts.