Mystery Backpack Crochet Challenge

Build crochet knowledge and skills as you make a backpack!

This Mystery Crochet Backpack was specifically designed to help crocheters build their knowledge and skills, all while giving them a great project!

This crochet backpack is worked in 5 parts:

  • Part 1: Material prep
  • Part 2: Crochet Backpack, section 1
  • Part 3: Crochet Backpack, section 2
  • Part 4: Crochet Backpack, section 3
  • Part 5: Crochet Backpack, finishing

Looking for a stash-buster? Need a quick project? Want to follow a quick pattern?

This challenge is for you!

Meet Your Instructor

Salena Baca
Salena Baca

I learned to crochet at the age of 5 and haven't put my hook down since! I've published over 400 patterns, authored 8 crochet books (so far...), taught 2 courses with Craftsy, and launched the American Crochet Association. I currently live in Oregon with my husband, son, 2 cats and 1 dog.

  • 2009-present: Salena Baca Crochet
  • 2012-2016: Design Wars, Founder
  • 2014-2017: Happily Hooked Magazine; Content Coordinator, Director of Relations
  • 2014-2016: The Pattern Pack; Founder & Editor
  • 2015: Author
  • 2015-present: American Crochet Association; Founder & Lead Educator
  • 2016, 2018: Craftsy Instructor
  • 2018-2020: Yarnpreneur Academy; CEO / Lead Yarn Lover

Included Material

  Part 1: Getting Started
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  Part 2: Backpack
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  Part 3: Backpack
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  Part 4: Drawstring
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  Part 5: Finishing
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the challenge start and finish?
This 5-part challenge starts as soon as you join, sending you one new section of the pattern over a 7 day timeframe!
How long do I have access to the challenge?
After joining, you have unlimited access to this challenge for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I still need help or have questions?
We are here to help! Contact us anytime: [email protected]

Whether you're new to crochet or just looking for a fun challenge, this challenge will:

  • Help you choose and substitute yarn
  • Teach you how to crochet a textured specialty stitch
  • Work in various crochet applications (rows, rounds)
  • Help you with finishing techniques

Get started now!