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purse - 17 cala lily

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purse - 17 cala lily

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • reverse stockinette stitch, garter stitch, decrease, increase, cable cast-on, crochet slip-stitch

Pattern Description:

A version of this breath-taking purse was seen in an expensive boutique, it was crocheted. Upon many requests I adapted my crochet version (peony number 28) to knit, and wrote a pattern. The front of the purse is covered with coordinating knit flowers. Two strands of yarn are held together to knit this purse for a firm body. The clearly written pattern includes schematics and techniques.

Gauge:

18 stitches 24 rows = 4 inches in reverse stockinette stitch on size 6 needles
WITH 2 STRANDS HELD TOGETHER

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • approximately 15 inches wide x 11 inches high (without strap)

Materials:

  • Needful Yarns Geranium-50% linen 30% acrylic 20% rayon. 50 grams 104 yards, 7 balls knit version

You Will Also Need:

  • gauge ruler, tapestry needle, 2 opening rings-3/4 inch, 8 buttons to match rings-5/8 inch, optional -3/4 yard lining fabric
  • size 5-size 6 straight needles


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