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Stafford Felted Purse

Knitting Pattern a Day Calendar 2010
The Sexy Knitter
Magknits, June 2007
Knitting
June 2007
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch, before felting
US 9 - 5.5 mm
276 yards (252 m)
One Size
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This stylish, lightly felted handbag features easy double moss patterning, simple decreases and a genius I-cord button closure. Knit in two pieces then seamed together and felted, this pattern is appropriate for beginners. Instructions for how to line your bag with fabric are included in the 3-page PDF.


Finished Measurements
Approximately 11 inches x 13 inches, excluding handles

Materials

  • Manos del Uruguay 100% wool, 138 yards per 100 gram skein; color 114 Bramble; 2 skeins
  • US 9/5.5 mm straight needles
  • 1 pair 6 inch round handles
  • 1 1-inch shank button
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Sharp needle with large eye
  • Cable Needle
  • 1/2 yard coordinating fabric for lining
  • Thread to match fabric

Gauge
16 sts/20 rows = 4 in/10 cm in non-felted stockinette


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