Felted Purse with Wood HandlesFelted Purse with Wood Handles

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Materials Used

2- 3 1/2 oz skeins of peach/rust Reynolds Lopi 100 % wool yarn

1- 3 1/2 oz skein of tan Lopi 100% wool yarn

Hook Size  I
Measurements sorry no measurements
Notes pictures final project- no before.

 

Round 1: Ch 3, 10 hdc in 1st ch. Sl st tog.

Round 2: Ch 2, hdc in same st, 2 hdc in each st around, Sl st tog.

Round 3: Ch 2, hdc in same st, *hdc in next st, 2 hdc in following st.  Repeat from * around. Sl st tog to the first hdc.  Do this now and throughout this purse.

Round 4: Ch 2, hdc in same st, *hdc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in following st.  Repeat from * around. Sl st tog.

Round 5: Ch 2, hdc in same st, *hdc in next 3 sts, 2 hdc in following st.  Repeat from * around. Sl st tog.

Round 6: Ch 2, hdc in same st, *hdc in next 4 sts, 2 hdc in following st.  Repeat from * around. Sl st tog.

Round 7: Ch 2, hdc in same st, *hdc in next 5 sts, 2 hdc in following st.  Repeat from * around. Sl st tog.

Round 8: Ch 2, hdc in same st, *hdc in next 6 sts, 2 hdc in following st.  Repeat from * around. Sl st tog.

Round 9: Ch 2, hdc in same st, *hdc in next 7 sts, 2 hdc in following st.  Repeat from * around. Sl st tog.

Round 10: Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in each st around. Sl st tog to the first hdc, not the ch 2.  Do this throughout the purse.

Rounds 11-12: Repeat Round 10.

Rounds 13-15: Use tan, Repeat Round 10.

Rounds 16- 20: Use rust/peach, Repeat Round 10.

Rounds 21-23: Use tan, Repeat Round 10.

Rounds 24-28: Use rust/peach, Repeat Round 10.

Round 29: Use tan, Repeat Round 10.

Round 20: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Button strap:

I attached yarn to the middle of the purse.  Sc 4 sts across. Ch 1 and turn.  Repeat this for approx. 10 rows or however long you would like it to be.  I just eyeballed it.

Larger inside pocket

Row 1: Ch 25, hdc in 3rd ch from the hook, hdc across, turn and ch 2.

Row 2: Hdc in each st across.  Ch 2, turn.

Rows 3-13: Repeat Row 2.

Row 14: Only ch 1, sc in each st across. Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing the pocket to the inside of the purse.

Smaller inside pocket

Row 1: Ch 17, hdc in 3rd ch from the hook, hdc across, turn and ch 2.

Row 2: Hdc in each st across. Ch 2, turn.

Rows 3-10: Repeat Row 2.

Row 11: Only ch 1, Sc in each st across.  Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing the pocket to the inside of purse.

Felt the purse in a washer.  Then dry it in the sun or naturally with some kind of round bowl in bottom.  I used a round pitcher that I had.

I sewed the wooded handles on.  And I sewed the button on.

 


© September 3, 2007 Christina Budd

This is my written pattern; please use it for personal use only. You may make the item and sell them, but pattern remains property of Christina Budd. And if you sell the finished product, please link back to and give credit to this the original pattern.

 

 

 
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