Stafford Felted Purse by Sarahlois Wilson

Stafford Felted Purse

June 2007
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, before felting
US 9 - 5.5 mm
276 yards (252 m)
One Size
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This stylish, lightly felted handbag features easy double moss patterning, simple decreases and a genius I-cord button closure. Knit in two pieces then seamed together and felted, this pattern is appropriate for beginners. Instructions for how to line your bag with fabric are included in the 3-page PDF.

Finished Measurements
Approximately 11 inches x 13 inches, excluding handles


  • Manos del Uruguay 100% wool, 138 yards per 100 gram skein; color 114 Bramble; 2 skeins
  • US 9/5.5 mm straight needles
  • 1 pair 6 inch round handles
  • 1 1-inch shank button
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Sharp needle with large eye
  • Cable Needle
  • 1/2 yard coordinating fabric for lining
  • Thread to match fabric

16 sts/20 rows = 4 in/10 cm in non-felted stockinette

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