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Destrehan, LA (near New Orleans)

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Lorna's Light Necklace Purse

from HeartStrings Knitting Patterns
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Lorna's Light Necklace Purse
Lorna's Light Necklace Purse sample cover page
Lorna's Light Necklace Purse
Lorna's Light Necklace Purse

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, yarn over
  • both charted and written instructions included

Pattern Description:

Lorna's Light Necklace Purse features fancy lace beadwork knit with fine thread and tiny beads.

The pattern also includes instructions for two styles of beaded bookmarks using the same stitch pattern as the purse.


13.5 stitches and 22 rows per inch over beaded lace pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Necklace purse: 21/4 by 31/2 inches
  • Bookmarks: 21/4 by 83/4 inches (two pointed ends) or 8 inches (one pointed end)


  • 40 - 50 yards size 8 perle cotton thread or equivalent
  • 3 strands pre-strung glass seed beads size 10 or 11
  • size US 0000 / 1.25 mm needles suggested

You Will Also Need:

  • For necklace purse: pre-made or do-it-yourself necklace chain or cord to coordinate with thread and seed beads

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