Swanky Purse

Swanky Purse

Simple stitches worked in a yarn with a range of long-change colors combine in a unique way to create a fetching purse that is both functional and stylish. A secret pocket in the flap is perfect for business cards.

DESIGNER Shelby Allaho

FINISHED SIZE 11″ wide along bottom edge, 6½ ” wide at top edge, and 9½ ” tall (not including straps).

YARN Schoppel Reggae (distributed by Skacel) (100% virgin wool; 109 yd [100 m]/ 1¾ oz [50 g]; ): #6291 forest green (A), 2 skeins. Schoppel Zauberball Starke 6 (distributed by Skacel) (75% superwash wool, 25% nylon; 437 yd [400 m]/5¼ oz [150 g]; ): #1701 (B), 1 skein.

HOOK Size C/2 (2.75 mm) and D/3 (3.25 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS Yarn needle; rust-proof pins.

GAUGE 20 sts and 10 rows = 4″ in dc with A and smaller hook. 22 dc and 12 rows = 4″ with B and smaller hook.

Swanky Purse

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