11602 Kastanje Purse by Dale Design
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11602 Kastanje Purse

January 2002
Sport (12 wpi) ?
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
630 yards (576 m)
This pattern is available from patternfish.com for $6.95.

This purse is available with the matching sweater in one pattern.

SUMMARY: This is a drawstring closure purse worked in the round. It features 3 distinct pattern designs - beginning with a single colour lacy pattern band at the bottom, then a colourwork flower, stem and leaf pattern band, finishing with a single colour mock cable pattern to the top. The purse is closed with a twisted solid-colour cord carried through a row of picot holes worked near the top of the purse. A twisted solid-colour shoulder cord is made and attached to either side. The flower pattern area is finished with 5-petal Lazy Daisy stitch flowers embroidered on to the ‘berry’ patterns with a bead and sequin attached in the centre.

There is also a cardigan pattern with this design.11602 Kastanje cardigan

The purse is shown in 2 colourways of 4 colours: Colours 1 – 4 (C1 - C4).

SIZE: 8⅝” X 9⅞” (22cm X 25cm)

YARN REQUIREMENTS: Fine weight yarn (Sport or 5-ply)

C1 - 50 g / 126 yds / 115 m / 1 ball or remnants,
C2 – 50 g / 126 yds / 115 m / 1 ball or remnants,
C3 - 100 g / 252 yds / 230 m / 2 balls.
C4 - 50 g / 126 yds / 115 m / 1 ball or remnants.


Option 1 Colourway:
C1 - #0090 Black, C2 - #9853 Olive, C3 - #5371 Dark Grey and C4 - #3436 Terra Cotta

Option 2 Colourway:
C1 - #4155 Dark Burgundy, C2 - #9853 Olive, C3 - #4545 Magenta and C4 - #3436 Terra Cotta

23 sts.over lace and colourwork patterns with 4mm (US6) needles and 25 sts over mock cable pattern, slightly stretched, with 4.5mm (US7) needles gives 4”/10cm

CHARTS INCLUDED: 3 charts – 2 pattern charts and 1 colourwork chart

NOTIONS: sequins and seed beads.

This book is no longer commercially available but is sometimes found on eBay or other selling/trading sites. The English language version of the pattern is available in PDF format through Patternfish. Tiur yarn has been discontinued.