Felted Coin Purse
8mm knitting needles
20gm felting yarn
Any pure handwash wool will felt thinner yarn will make thinner felt chunky yarn will make thick chunky felt!
This simple pattern uses only 2 needles and stocking stitch to create a felted purse.
Abbreviations k =knit
p = purl
K2tog = Knit the next 2 stitches together
sl st =slip stitch from one needle to other without knitting into it.
Cast on 20 stitches
*sl st1, knit 19
sl st1, purl 19 *
repeat these 2 rows until you have 40cm
Finish on a purl row
k1, K2tog, k14, k2tog, k1 (18st)
Purl 1 row
Cast off loosely knit wise.
Measure from under the knitting needle to the cast on edge
Sew in the end of the wool weaving in the end along the cast off edge.
Fold up 14cm from the cast on edge right side out. Ladder stitch the folded edges together through the slipped stitches.
Use hot water and soap to felt this little purse- A full colour tutorial can be downloaded free from my ravelry store.
This project was submitted by Claire Fairall (claire Fairall). Thanks claire Fairall!Visit http://www.clairefairall.co.uk/