Crochet Pattern - Dora The Explorers Backpack & Map


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My best friend has an adorable three year old daughter by the name Melinda. To see Melindas happy face when she got this backpack and map felt like winning a million on the lottery 😃. I hope that this crochet pattern kan bring happiness to many children out there.

The crochet pattern "Dora The Explorers Backpack & Map" is a detailed pattern, written in English with US crochet terminology. It consists of 12 pages including a lot of pictures showing you how to do.

Om det finns önskemål om att jag ska översätta detta mönster till svenska så får du gärna kontakta mig!

The finished backpack has adjustable comfy shoulder straps, top flap with snap closure, lined interior and dual side pockets.

Back Pack Measurements
H: 24 cm
W: 26 cm
D: 7 cm (at the bottom)

Drops "Paris"
Weight : Aran / 10 ply
Skein: 82 yards (75 meters)
Unit weight: 50 grams (1.76 ounces)
Fibers: 100% Cotton
Texture: smooth, Plied

Hook 4,00 mm, US- G/6, UK- 8 or the hook size you need to
obtain gauge 21 st x 22 rows = 4” x 4” (10 x 10 cm)

Crochet hook:
Hook 4,00 mm, US- G/6, UK- 8 or the hook size you need to
obtain gauge 21 st x 22 rows = 4” x 4” (10 x 10 cm)
Hook 3,5 mm, US - E/4, UK-9

Other material:
Lining, approx 60 x 30 cm.
Dark purple and light purple sewing thread.
Small pieces of red, white, black and blue fabric for face on the map.
Fabric glue (optionally).
Tapestry needle.
Sewingmachine (optionally).
2 pair of Magnetic buttons Ø 15 mm
2 Plastic Slide Adjusters, 25 mm

Skills needed:
Basic crochet skills

Abbrevations in this crochet pattern:
Round (Rnd)
Row (Row)
Chain (ch)
Stitch (St)
Single crochet (sc)
Slip stitch (SlSt)
Decrease (dec): crochet 2 stitches together
Increase (inc): 2 sc in same stitch
Yarn over (YO)
Wrong side (WS)

If you have any problems with or questions about this pattern, please feel free to contact me. I will do my very best to help you.

This item is fanmade. I own the written PDF pattern rights, not the character. Dora the Explorer is copyright Viacom International Inc.

©2015 Swala - All rights reserved. This pattern is for PERSONAL USE ONLY! The pattern may not be reproduced, translated, published, altered or resold. You may not sell the finished item made from this crochet pattern.

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Average review
awseone tutorial and creation :)
Jul 5, 2016 by bouryves62
Apr 17, 2016 by Valérie Giguère Roy
I really enjoyed making this!!! Amazing pattern
Feb 7, 2016 by beccaoreilly
Dec 14, 2015 by sewlady10

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