Lion Brand® Knit Fisherman’s Wool Felted Uptown Clutch
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Lion Brand® Knit Fisherman’s Wool Felted Uptown Clutch

Make a big statement with this small accessory made from Fisherman’s Wool yarn. Designed by Lion Brand
Craft Time: varies
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Lion Brand Fisherman’s Wool Yarn- Nature’s Brown 1 Ball and Oatmeal 1 Ball or Colors of Your Choice
  • Lion Brand Knitting Needles Size 10 (6 mm)
  • Lion Brand Large-Eyed Blunt Needle
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

SIZE


Step: 2

About 6 x 8 in. (15 x 20.5 cm) after felting


Step: 3

GAUGE


Step: 4

16 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in Stockinette stitch (knit on right side, purl on wrong side) before felting.


Step: 5

EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT.


Step: 6

EMBROIDERY STITCH EXPLANATIONS


Step: 7

Blanket Stitch


Step: 8

Secure yarn on inside of work. Working from left to right, carry needle and yarn around from back to front, allow yarn to wrap loosely over edge of work. *Insert needle from front to back approx. 1/2 in. (1.5 cm) from previous stitch and from edge of work, catching yarn wrap with needle to form a "corner". Gently tighten stitch; repeat from * along edge.


Step: 9

CLUTCH


Step: 10

With A, cast on 56 stitches. Work in Stockinette stitch (knit on right side, purl on wrong side) until piece measures about 11 in. (28 cm) from beginning. Bind off.


Step: 11

FINISHING


Step: 12

Weave in ends.


Step: 13

Felting


Step: 14

Wash by machine on a hot wash/cold rinse cycle with detergent and several pieces of clothing to agitate. To felt additionally, dry by machine on a regular setting until almost dry. Remove from dryer and pull into shape.


Step: 15

Using the purl side as the right side, fold piece to about 6 x 8 in. (15 x 20.5 cm), with a 3 in. (7.5 cm) flap. At center of flap, cut a slit for the buttonhole.


Step: 16

With B, join side seams using Blanket stitch. With B, work Blanket stitch around flap. With sewing needle and thread, sew button opposite buttonhole.


Tips

Refer to photo to complete project.

Follow manufacturer's directions for all products used.