Poppins Bag by Noreen Crone-Findlay

Poppins Bag

Knitting
January 2012
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch with larger needles & Yarn A
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
566 yards (518 m)
one size, see notes
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If there’s a bit of Mary Poppins in your soul, you’ll love this cushy purse, inspired by the classic carpet bag.

YARN
SMC SELECT Baldini Colori, 1.75oz/50g balls, each approx 44yd/40m (55% acrylic, 45% new wool)
* 9 balls #01246 Burgundy (A)

SMC Northern Chunky, 3.5oz/100g balls, each approx 170yd/155m (100% acrylic)

  • 1 ball #0414 Midnight (B)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Width 12”/30.5cm at top edge
Height 14”/45.5cm
Depth 4”/10cm

NOTIONS

  • 1 set black leather purse handles (available from www.somersetdesigns.com), 24”/61cm long
  • 1 magnetic purse closure, .5”/1.3cm
  • 1 horn buckle, approx 2.5”/6cm x 3.5”/9cm
  • 1 acrylic purse base, 4”/10cm x 10”/28cm
  • Black heavy-duty sewing thread and sewing needle
  • Card stock
  • Black duct tape
  • Stitch markers
  • Yarn needle