Harriet’s Heartstrings

Karen E. Hooton

Finished Size 8" circumference at opening; 15" circumference at widest point; about 6" long; each drawstring measures about 13¼" long.

Yarn Nazli Gelin Garden Size 10 (100% mercerized cotton; 306 yd [280 m]/50 g): #01 white, 3 balls. Distributed by Universal Yarn.

Needles Size 000 (1.5 mm): set of 4 double-pointed (dpn); Size 00 (2.0 mm): straight (for CO and Three-needle BO only). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Crochet Hook Size 7 (1.65 mm) steel.

Notions 1 oz (28 g) or 1,118 Size 9° Guterman seed beads (773875, color 1020); Two ½" fancy buttons (buttons must be big enough not to slip through the buttonhole, as will be sewn to the sides of reticule to secure drawstrings), 13¼" of ribbon or cord (optional), markers (m); cable needle (cn).

Gauge One rep of Reticule chart = 2½" at widest point and 31 rows = 2" in Reticule chart; 12 rows of drawstring = 4".

Learn More: Jane Austen Knits, Summer 2012

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