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Nessa Purse


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Just one skein of bulky weight Knit Picks Wool of the Andes and some fancy mirrored cabling produces this simple but effective pursea great gift for yourself or a friend! The purse is knit sideways, then folded and seamed along the sides. Go wild personalizing it with fancy handles and lining material, or let the cables sing on their own with simpler accessories. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Cabling Lining a bag GAUGE 15 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 16in circumference by 8.75in deep [40.5cm by 22cm]. SUGGESTED YARN 140 yards of Bulky weight

Recommended with this pattern

  • 125 - 140 yards (114 - 128 m) bulky weight wool
  • US10 (6mm) knitting needles
  • cabling needle

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Katherine Vaughan Designs
Katherine Vaughan Designs
I’m a lifelong knitter, from a family of knitters, gardeners, seamstresses, and sailors (yes, even the men!) - who also happen to be doctors, scientists, priests, and businesspeople (yes, even the women!). I like to design baby blankets, accessories for children, adults, and the home, and garments for children and adults. You can find my patterns through my indie line here on Craftsy or in a variety of print and online magazines and books. I happily work with local yarn stores, crafters, and indie dyers: please contact me to start a conversation about how we can support each other! I’m a certified knitting teacher, accomplished technical editor for knitting patterns, and in my daily life am an academic science librarian.