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Paris, Ontario, Canada

I love to knit, love colour, love natural fibers and love to create. In fact, I can't believe how much pleasure it brings me.....hope I can share the love....

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The Perfect Pouch

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : The Perfect Pouch
The Perfect Pouch

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round, felting, knitting an i-cord

Pattern Description:

I think this pouch is perfect....perfect for shopping, stuffed with your plastic or nylon shopping bags. Perfect for carrying the plastic doggie doodoo bags you need for trips around the neighbourhood. Perfect for girls and guys. Perfect because it is felted and therefore it is *magical*. Clip this pouch onto your purse, belt buckle backpack, or laptop case. Carry it in your car or leave it handy by your door. This is an everyday pouch; adorable and practical. It's an addictive quick knit and a fabulous STASHBUSTER. One pattern purchase will yield many many gifts, so thank you for purchasing!

The yarn is held doubled throughout the pattern. The bottom of the pouch is knit flat, stitches are picked up, and the body is knit in the round. The flap is knit flat. It requires felting, a button, and a carabiner for clip-ability. An i-cord knitted at the flap end wraps around the button and tucks under itself to secure the flap, and the contents.


2 sts/17 rows = 4 inches (10cm) in stockinette stitch, knit flat

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished measurements after felting: 5cm/6 inches across the base x 12.5cm/5 inches tall


  • Patons Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.53 oz, 192m/210 yards, 100% wool): Colour A: #77044 Mercury, 90m/100 yards Colour B: #00226 Black, 30m/33 yards Colour C: #00230 Bright Red, 27m/30 yards Colour D: #77402 Magenta, 3m/3.5 yards
  • 9.0mm (US 13), 40cm (16 inch) circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • one stitch marker and a tapestry needle
  • one button (min. 20 mm in diameter). I like one with a shank
  • A sharp needle and strong thread
  • a carabiner, available at hardware or department stores, an outdoor outfitter, or any store that carries fasteners or key rings

Suggested yarn:

170 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Patons Classic Wool Worsted


Ultimately, your choice!!