The RTR Rucksack by Merchant & Mills

Claim your right to roam with this fine rucksack on your back. Make it in traditional British oilskin or a sturdy canvas. Fully lined with 3 divided internal pockets. The pattern includes a cross-body bag as an alternative.


Finished Measurements:

Length 46.5cm. Width 45cm.

Available in the following formats:

  • PDF: Includes instructions, A4 tiled print at home, and A0 files
  • PDF + A0 Printing: Includes the PDF file as above and A0 printing



Fabric Recommendations

Oilskin, Dry Oilskin, or Canvas. For the lining we recommended a plain cotton or duck canvas.

See the final image for fabric requirements. 


  • Matching thread
  • Buckles 1.8cm  x 2.
  • Rivets approx 9mm x 18.
  • Buckle 2.5CM x 1.
  • Magnetic Clasp x 1.
  • D-rings 2.5cm  x 2.
  • Leather Strap 1.3cm handle
  • Leather Strap 1.8cm pocket straps
  • Leather Strap 2.5cm shoulder strap

Please note the recommended strap is the split cowhide leather from Merchant & Mills.


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