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The Frugal Knitting Haus was founded in July of 1989. It began around the innovative patterns of our founder, designing quick and simple patterns using up leftover scraps of yarn. Since her start, ...

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Snail Shell Beach Purse

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Snail Shell Beach Purse
Snail Shell Beach Purse

Pattern Description:

What a clever design! This is perfect for a purse or beach tote, and anytime in the Summer! Easy design can be completed by just about everyone! Novelty design, that you won?t find many other places. Your friends will want one too, so make up several of these. Uses worsted weight yarns, doubled, and knitting needles, US # 11, in 36 inch circular. Finished size is 12 inches in diameter, not including handle. A fun purse for teens too!


Gauge - 3 sts = 1 inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished size, about 12 inches diameter, not including handles.

You Will Also Need:

  • Materials - Worsted weight yarn, approx 3 1?2 ounces each of 2 colors, or 7 ounces divided equally into balls. 36 inch circular needle, size 11

Suggested yarn:

4000 yards of Worsted weight


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