Fairfax Reticule

Anne Carroll Gilmour

FINISHED SIZE About 21" circumference at opening and 7" tall, not including tassel.
YARN Presencia Finca #5 Perle Cotton (100% cotton; 242 yd [221 m]/1¾ oz [50g]): #3000 ecru, 1 skein.
NEEDLES Size 3 (3.25 mm): 16" circular (cir) needle and set of 4 doublepointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
NOTIONS Markers (m); tapestry needle; sharp-point sewing needle and thread to match yarn; 7½" diameter circle of lining fabric with finished edges; 22" by 6" rectangle of lining fabric with finished edges (shade is your choice, plum shown here); standard size pack of playing cards for tassel template.
GAUGE 6½ sts and 10 rnds = 1" in chart patt, after blocking.

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