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A perfect beginner knitting project -- a hip knit purse knit in chunky yarn with big needles. Great for practicing basic shaping (decreases and increases) and your purling. Instructions are written for beginners - NO abbreviations!
Purse is approximately 9" x 5-1/2" and made in an easy-to-knit wool/mohair blend yarn.
Great as a first project or when you are ready to graduate from scarves!
Finished Knit Measurements: 9" wide at bottom x 5-1/2" tall.
Yarn Used: Brown Sheep Company Lamb's Pride Bulky (85% Wool/15% Mohair; 4 oz/113g [125yds/114m] per skein): 1 skein in Raspberry #M83.
Pattern Gauge: 10 stitches = 3" and 9 rows = 2" in St st on Size 10 1/2 [6.5mm] needles
Yarn Label Gauge and Information: A bulky weight yarn with a gauge of 3 stitches = 1" on size 10-1/2 [6.5mm] needles.
Total Yardage Required: Approximately 125yds [114m].
Some suggested yarn substitutes to try:
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Knitting Needles Used: Size 10 ½ [6.5mm] knitting needles.
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