Saturday, April 22, 2006

Stashbuster Safety Helmet Backpack

A great way to stash your helmet and knee pads when you get to your
destination. Also a great way to use up some leftover yarn!


*Note: I haven't had anyone test this yet, so if you come across any errors, please email me at coffeecrochet@hotmail.com . Thanks!


Materials:


~4 colors of left over yarn. Total project takes about 2 and half to 3 ounces of yarn.
~Size 10mm Hook
~Size 7mm Hook

~Yarn Needle



Gauge:

You people and your gauges. Just wing it.

BAG

Using Color A and size 10mm hook, Chain 3, Slip Stitch into 1st ch made to form a loop.

RND 1: CH 3, 11 DC into loop, Sl St into top of ch 3 made, do not turn.
(12 stitches)

RND 2: Ch 3, 1 DC into same stitch as ch 3, 2 DC in each remaining dc around, Sl St
into top of ch 3 (24)

RND 3: Ch 3, 2 DC in next dc,* 1 DC in next dc, 2 DC in next, repeat from * until end of rnd,
Sl St into top of ch 3 (36)

RND 4: Ch 3, 1 DC in next dc, 2 DC in next dc * 1 DC in next 2 dc, 2 DC in
next dc, repeat from * until end of rnd, Sl St into top of ch 3 (48)

RND 5: Ch 3, 1 DC in each of the next 2 dc, 2 DC in next dc, * 1 DC in each
of the next 3 dc, 2 DC in next dc, repeat from * until end of rnd, Sl St into top
of ch 3 (60) (CHANGE TO COLOR B ON LAST PULLTHROUGH OF SL ST)

RND 6: With Color B, and using size 7mm hook, CH3, 1 DC in each of the
next 2 dc, Ch 3, Skip 2 dc, * 3 DC in next 3 dc, Ch 3, Skip 2 dc, repeat from
* until und of rnd, Sl St into top of ch 3.

RND 7: Sl St into next dc (center of 3 dc group), *Ch 5, Sl St into
2nd of next 3 dc group, repeat from * until end of rnd, ending with a
Sl St in the same as 1st sl st made.

RND 8: Sl St into next 3 ch (center of ch 5), Ch 3, 2 DC in same ch space,
Ch 3,* 3 DC in next ch 5 space, Ch 3, repeat form * until end of rnd, Sl St
into top of 1st ch 3.

RND 9: Repeat rnd 7. (change to color C on last pullthrough)

RND 10: Repeat rnd 8 in Color C.

RND 11: Repeat rnd 7 in Color C.

RND 12: Repeat rnd 8 in Color C.

RND 13: Repeat rnd 7 in Color C. (change to color D on last pullthrough)

RND 14: Repeat rnd 8 in Color D.

RND 15: Repeat rnd 7 in Color D.

RND 16: Repeat rnd 8 in Color D.

RND 17: Repeat rnd 7 in Color D. (change to color B on last pullthrough)

RND 18: Repeat rnd 8 in Color B.

RND 19: Repeat rnd 7 in Color B.

RND 20: Repeat rnd 8 in Color B. (change to color A on last pullthrough)

RND 21: Ch 3, 1 DC in next 2 dc, 2 DC in ch 3 space,* 1 DC in next 3 dc,
2 DC in next ch 3 space, repeat from * until end of rnd, Sl St into top
of ch 3

RND 22 (eyelets): Ch 3, 1 DC in next 3 dc, Ch 1, skip 1 dc,* 1 DC in next 4 dc,
Ch 1, skip 1 dc, repeat from * until end of rnd, Sl St into top of
ch 3

RND 23: Ch 3, 1 DC in each dc and ch around, Sl St into top of ch 3

RND 24: Ch 1, 1 SC in each dc around, Sl St into ch 1, fasten off.


STRAP


Using color A and size 7mm hook and leaving a 10 inch tail, Ch 101, turn.

1 SC in 2nd ch from hook, 1 SC in each remaining ch, Ch 1, turn,
1 SC in each sc across, Ch 1, turn, repeat until 4 rows are made, fasten off leaving another
10 inch tail.

Thread strap in and out of the eyelets. Sew both ends (being careful
not to twist the strap) to the area between rnds 5 and 6.

Hide all loose ends.

This pattern is Copyright© JB Designs 2006. All rights reserved.

9 Comments:

Blogger Deneen said...

Cute pattern, thanks for sharing!

4:28 p.m.  
Blogger Sue said...

Adorable and practical! Thanks for sharing. :) Love the gauge thing - very funny. :D

5:19 p.m.  
Blogger Sally said...

Great pattern Tara!!!!
Thanks for sharing with us. Your guage is perfect.....I hear ya sistah!!!

5:25 p.m.  
Anonymous cassie-b said...

clever idea. And who doesn't have lots of leftover yarn in their stash?

8:48 a.m.  
Blogger Rachel said...

love that bag! how cute.

2:18 p.m.  
Blogger Rebecca said...

great! cute and functional - LOVE it!!

11:45 a.m.  
Blogger ladylinoleum said...

What a great idea!

2:51 p.m.  
Blogger Pam said...

This is such a great idea!!! Great design! -Pam

11:09 a.m.  
Anonymous Shennie said...

Adorable!How would you make this solid?Love the guage very funny:D

5:52 p.m.  

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