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Free Knitting Pattern: Posh Purse

Lion Brand« Bellini - Vanna's Choice®
Pattern #: L20130
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size

About 8 in. (20.5 cm) wide x 6 in. (15 cm) deep, not including Handles



CORRECTIONS: None
 
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This purse is perfect to wear for a child's dress up time or afternoon tea with stuffed animals.

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Color (A)
Bellini

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 929-204: Bellini Yarn: Venice
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Color (B)
Vanna's Choice®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 860-145: Vanna's Choice Yarn: Eggplant
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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Vanna's Choice®
Linen White Pink Aqua Soft Pink Silver Blue Sapphire Dusty Blue
Colonial Blue Navy Raspberry Scarlet Beige Toffee Taupe Chocolate
Espresso Honey Radiant Orange Brick Terracotta Rust Dusty Rose Wild Berry
Rose Antique Rose Magenta Eggplant Dusty Purple Purple Burgundy Silver Grey
Charcoal Grey Black Radiant Yellow Mustard Fern Kelly Green Dusty Green Olive
Radiant Lime Cranberry Lime Mountain Print Woods Print Purple Print Autumn Print Charcoal Print
Denim Mist Rose Mist Taupe Mist Purple Mist Seaspray Mist Pearl Mist Tangerine Mist Oatmeal
Grey Marble Wheat Barley Dark Grey Heather Silver Heather Patchwork Grey Twilight Plum Jam
Oceania Cambridge
Bellini
Rome Milan Naples Florence Venice Turin
*Bellini (Article #929). 65% Acrylic, 20% Wool, 15% Polyester; package size: 3.50oz/100.00 gr. (11yds/10m) pull skeins
*Vanna's Choice® (Article #860). 100% Premium Acrylic
400, 401, 403: 92% Acrylic, 8% Rayon
402: 96% Acrylic, 4% Rayon; package size: Solids: 3.5 oz (100 g), 170 yards (156 m)
Prints, Tweeds, & Heathers: 3 ozs (85 g) , 145 yards (133 meters)
Twists: 2.5 oz (70 g), 121 yards (111 meters)

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  929-204 Bellini Yarn: Venice
   ball
$ 9.49  
Note: (A)
•  860-145 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Eggplant
   ball
$ 3.29  
Note: (B)
Lion Brand Knitting Needles Size 11 [8 mm]   $ 5.95  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Posh Purse

Lion Brand« Bellini - Vanna's Choice®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

NOTES:

Due to the unique nature of this yarn, the techniques for casting on and knitting are specific to this particular yarn. The Purse is easy to knit, just be sure to read carefully through the instructions before beginning so that you understand how to work with the yarn.


PURSE
Note that Bellini yarn is constructed with a 'ladder' along one edge. The spaces in this ladder edge should be counted as loops.

With A, cast on 10 sts as follows:
From end of yarn, skip the first 2 loops (this end of the yarn is the yarn tail), then insert your needle into the next loop. Keeping this loop on your needle, insert your needle into each of the next 9 loops - 10 sts (loops) on needle.

Work in Garter st (k every row) as follows:
1. Hold the needle with the cast on sts in your left hand and the empty needle in your right hand.
2. Insert right hand needle into the first st on the left hand needle as if to knit, then into the next loop on the working yarn. Pull the loop of working yarn through the st on the left needle, then slip the st off the left hand needle - 1 st knitted onto right hand needle.
3. Insert right hand needle into the next st on the left hand needle as if to k, then into the next loop on the working yarn. Pull the loop of working yarn through the st on the left needle, then sl the st off the left hand needle - you have now knit the next st.
4. Rep Step 3 to knit all sts.

Work in Garter st (k every row) until almost all yarn has been used and at least 12 loops of working yarn remain. Continuing to use yarn loops as sts, bind off.

HANDLES (make 2)
Note:
Wind B into 2 balls before beginning to work Handles. With 2 strands of B held together, cast on 36 sts.
Knit 3 rows.
Bind off.

FINISHING
Fold Purse in half, matching cast-on edge to bound-off edge. With one strand of B threaded into blunt needle, seam sides. Sew one Handle to front of purse and one Handle to back of purse. Use your fingers to weave the A yarn ends into the fabric of the Purse. Use blunt needle to weave in the B yarn ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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k = knit rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sl = slip st(s) = stitch(es)


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