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I learned to hand-knit at the age of 5 through my grandmother and have always cherished this as one of the greatest gifts of my life. It has provided me with a vehicle for my creative expression and ...

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Drawstring Purse with Beads

from Nadine McLeod Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Drawstring Purse with Beads
Drawstring Purse with Beads

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting in the round

Pattern Description:

An elegant drawstring purse accented with glass seed beads adding a dash of sparkle. The purse is knitted in the round using a simple stitch pattern that knits up quickly.

Perfect for gift-giving or as a bridal party accessory


28 stitches x 36 rows = 4" (10 cm) after blocking

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 13.75" (35 cm) circumference x 8.25" (21 cm) high


  • 2 balls Stella Bamboo, Naturally (Fingering Weight)
  • US 3 (3.25 mm) circular needles 36" (91 cm) diameter
  • US 3 (3.25 mm) circular needles 16" (40 cm) diameter
  • US 3 (3.25 mm) double pointed needles

You Will Also Need:

  • 120 each No. 6 glass seed beads (accent colour)
  • Stitch marker
  • Big eye needle (to string beads on to yarn)
  • Row counter (optional)