You Kiss a Hundred Frogs Purse by Laura Rintala
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You Kiss a Hundred Frogs Purse

October 2009
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, before felting
US 10 - 6.0 mm
5.0 mm (H)
950 yards (869 m)
Purse pocket measures 9" wide and 5" high; 17" from top of strap to lower back-leg pads, after felting.
This pattern is available for free.
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Pattern Description from Interweave Knits, Holiday Gifts 2009: “Wool and mohair felt up into a sturdy fabric with a soft, silky halo to make a purse that holds a few small toys, a book, or a hundred other things - or stuff and sew the bag shut for a huggable animal pal. it’s worth looking for just the right dragonfly button to use as a closure.”

Finished Size: Purse pocket measures 9” wide and 5” high; 17” from top of strap to lower back-leg pads, after felting.

Yarn: Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Worsted (85% wool, 15% mohair; 190 yd 173 m/113 g): #M-191 kiwi (green), 2 skeins; #M-183 rosado rose (pink), #M-11 white frost, and #M-05 onyx (black), 1 skein each.

Needles: Size 10 (6 mm): 16” circular (cir) and set of 5 double-pointed needles (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Markers (m); stitch holder; tapestry needle; size H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook; sewing needle and matching thread; one small insect button.

Gauge: 17 sts = 4” in St st, before felting.