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Coin Purse

Knitting
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 9 rows = 1 inch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
14 - 36 yards (13 - 33 m)

This little coin purse started with a handful of pressed pennies. To Kathryn Alexander, they cried out for a quick project that could be finished in a weekend. She designed this bag with two of her signature elements, colorful yarn and modular construction with lots of triangles. Wensleydale top is perfect for a little coin purse: like coins, it is shiny and durable. Kathryn enjoyed spinning the top with a true worsted draw-pulling the fibers down in short increments and keeping the fingers of her forward hand closed- for the challenge of making smooth yarn from the long, hairy top.