Softie Animal Backpacks - free pattern

Three crocheted stuffed animals—a pink unicorn, a green and white unicorn, and a blue whale—sitting on a wooden fence with a grassy background.
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Crafty Kitty Crochet’s Softie Animal Backpacks crochet pattern is a cute, functional twist on traditional children’s accessories. It’s perfect for fans of the plush, squishy stylings of Squishmallows. This project allows you to make three adorable designs: a unicorn, a cow, and a shark. The backpacks are made with super bulky chenille yarn and a 5.0 mm hook, ensuring that they are as sturdy as they are soft and ready for day-to-day use by children.

If you’re looking for a simple rewarding project, the amigurumi backpacks will suit anyone with a basic skill level. This pattern uses simple shapes and stitches, making it accessible for those familiar with essential crochet techniques. Knowledge of crocheting in the round will also come in handy to achieve the cutest results!

Colorful quirk is perfect for carrying school supplies or travel essentials. From starting the school year with a cute new backpack or traveling to a new place, Softie Animal Backpacks add flair and function to every situation, making it a must-make for any crafting family.