Thursday, January 28, 2010

One Skein Purse Project

I wanted to show off a purse I made with one skein of my hand dyed yarn. I know many people wonder what can they make with just one skein of a yarn. This is the yarn I used. It is a 100% wool, heavy worsted weight.
Here are more skeins of this yarn in different colors.

I started by knitting a rectangle, and then picked up stitches around the edges. I knit in the round until the top edge, and knit the handle straps back and forth. The purse then got to go through the wash a couple times to full it. After that I attached the magnetic closure and sewed the straps on the handles! Ta da!

1 comment:

Elle said...

Cute! Love the color, too!

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