felted purse 8 - violet

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felted purse 8 - violet Pattern


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Knitting: felted purse 8 - violet
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Girls



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit intarsia
  • make bobbles
  • form piping
  • assemble pieces
  • felt

Pattern Description:

This is an excellent small project to practice intarsia and felting techniques. Knit on straight needles in 5 piecesfront, back, 2 gussets, and bottom. There are so many different color combinations to pick from.

The pattern is clearly written with schematics for each section.


Before Felting:
approximately 14 stitches and 18 rows = 4" After Felting:
approximately 22 stitches and 31 rows = 4"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Before Felting: approximately 15" (38cm) wide x 20" (51cm) high x 7" (18cm) deep
  • After Felting: approximately 9.5" (24cm) wide x 11.5" (29.5cm) high x 4" (10cm) deep


  • Brown Sheep Company - Lambs Pride Worsted
  • 190 yards each skein
  • 3 skeins Color A
  • 2 skeins Color B
  • Size 11 straight needles or size needles to obtain the correct gauge
  • One thin (size 6 or smaller straight needle)

You Will Also Need:

  • gauge ruler
  • tapestry needle
  • 2 purse handles - desired length
  • 1 yard fabric for lining - optional

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