Mini Coin Pouch by Brittany Boesken
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Mini Coin Pouch

Knitting
January 2010
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4 stitches = 1 inch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
This pattern is available for free.

I was interested by descriptions in books of various characters that carried things in pouches around their necks (Harry Potter for example). Half asleep last night, I decided to have a go at it. I knew it would have to be small so that it wouldn’t show through your clothes, and it had to be made of something that wouldn’t itch. So here it is, a really simple (barely worth even calling a pattern) bag that you can string up as a necklace if you’d like. Actually, you can do anything you like with it. The actual knitting took maybe an hour.

You’re going to need 3 double pointed needles. It’s knitted flat in a simple form of double knitting and the 3rd needle will be used in the BO.

Gauge is relatively unimportant. I used whatever needles I had on hand, and since this is such a quick knit it would probably be simpler to just knit the thing in your chosen needles and frog if you don’t like the size rather than bothering with checking gauge.

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