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following pattern is my original design.
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Super Saver - 4ply WW (off white)
Hook Size H
Sewing Needle and Thread
sc, sl st, sc2tog.
R1: Ch16: Sc in 2nd ch from
hook. Sc in ea rem ch. (15sc)
Rs2-18: Ch1, turn. Sc in
BL only of ea st.
Ch1, turn. Holding R18 in
front, fold R1 up behind R18. Line up corresponding sts and sl st them tog.
This will make the joining seam look like the other ridges in the pattern.
Do not fasten off.
EDGE FOR ENDS
Ch1, working around the
opening into the row ends, sc in ea row end. Join with sl st.
Reattach yarn in any st
on the other end and repeat. After you join with a sl st, fasten off leaving
about 12" of yarn to use for sewing. Fold the end flat and sew the corresponding
R1: Leaving a length of
yarn for sewing later.... ch2, sc in 2nd ch from hook.
R2: Ch1, turn. Sc in sc.
Rep R2 until the strap is
about 19" long.
Fasten off leaving a length of yarn for sewing.
Fold the strap in half to
find your center point, place a marker.
Using a yarn needle and the same yarn, sew the center of the strap to the center
bottom of the backpack.
Now sew each end of the strap to opposite sides on the open edge of the backpack
(see photo below).
With straps facing you,
attach yarn in the first unworked stitch on the open edge, (to the left of the
strap on the right).
Sc in ea st between the straps (I had 7sc)
Rs2-7: Ch1, turn. Sc in
R8: Ch1, turn. Sc2tog. Sc
across to last 2 sts. Sc2tog. (5sts)
R9: Rep R8. (3sts)
R10: Ch1, turn. Sc in first
st. Ch2, sk next sc, sc in last st.
[NOTE: The chain 2 on this row is your button hole.]
Position button where it
will match up with the button hole and sew it on.