Peruvian Figure Purse Elements to Knit

Women in Peru and Bolivia have made and used knitted figure purses called monederos (coin purses) for centuries. The two shown here were purchased in a market in Cuzco, Peru. (For more on Peruvian figure purse elements, see “Andean Knitted Figure Purses: Monederos for Your Money” by Cynthia LeCount Samaké in the January/February 2009 issue of PieceWork.)

Peruvian Figure Purse Elements to Knit

by Ann Budd

free pattern

Peruvian-Purse

Posted February 20, 2014. Updated October 5, 2017. Featured Image: Photo by Joe Coca.


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