Lion Brand Make It Yours PurseSwirling Spirals
- Lion Brand Lion Wool: Rose or Color of Your Choice-1 Ball (A)
- Lion Brand Lion Wool: Cocoa or Color of Your Choice-1 Ball (B)
- Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10.5 [6.5 mm]
- Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5
- Large-Eye Blunt Needles- Set of 6
- Wooden Toggle Button
Size: One Size
About 4 x 6 in. (10 x 15 cm) after felting
15 sts + 18 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS) before felting. Be sure to check your gauge. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you less stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Embroidery Stitch Explanations:
Secure yarn on back 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; rep from * along edge.
Embroidered Chain Stitch:
Bring needle from back to front, hold thread toward you with left thumb, *bring needle back down through same hole, bringing tip to front a short space forward. Pull thread through loop. Rep from * to form chain st.
With A, cast on 53 sts. Work 50 rows in St st (k on RS, p on WS).
With B and crochet hook, ch 10. Fasten off.
Weave in ends.
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 to approx 10 x 6 in. (25.5 x 15 cm).
Fold Purse to 4 x 6 in. (10 x 15 cm), leaving a 2 in. (5 cm) flap. With B, sew side seams with Blanket st. Work Blanket st around edges of flap. With B, embroider swirled dots with chain st. Sew Loop to WS of flap. Sew button opposite loop.
TipsRefer to photo to complete project.
Follow manufacturer's directions for all products used.