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DROPS 69-24 by DROPS Design

DROPS Purses in Paris with beads

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DROPS 69-24

Large Purse:
Width: 29 cm [11-3/8"]. Height: 31 cm [12.25"].
Small Purse:
Width: 22 cm [8-5/8"]. Height: 14 cm [5.5"].

Materials:
DROPS PARIS
100% cotton, 50 g/75 m./82 yards

Large Purse:
150 g. col. no. 02, light turquoise.
100 g. col. no. 10, dark turquoise.
+ small amount of 4 different colors.
Colors used in photographed purse: col. no. 31 lilac, col. no. 05 light lilac, col. no. 41 mustard and col. no. 39 pistachio.
DROPS Wood beads: 48 beads

Small Purse:
100 g. col. no. 10, dark turquoise.
DROPS Zipper: 20 cm [7-7/8"].
DROPS Wood beads: 20 beads.

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
DROPS 3 mm [US 2] and 4 mm [US 6] needles, or sizes needed to obtain correct gauge.

Gauge:
21 sts x 44 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4"] on smaller needles in garter st.
19 sts x 25 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4"] on larger needles in stockinette st.

Garter st, when knitting flat: Knit all sts, all rows.

Pattern (large purse):
Row 1 (wrong side row): knit with 2 strands as follows: K 1 (edge st knit in garter st throughout), * P 2, pass 1st st over 2nd *, repeat from * - * until 1 st remains, K 1 (edge st knit in garter st).
Row 2 (right side row): Change to single strand of yarn and knit as follows: K 1 (edge st), K 2 sts in each st from previous row until 1 st remains, K 1 (edge st).

Large Purse: The purse is knit in 2 pieces and sewn together at bottom and along sides. Cast on 62 sts on larger needles with light turquoise. Knit 4 rows garter st, then change to stockinette st. When the piece measures 22 cm [8-5/8"] change to 1 strand mustard and 1 strand pistachio and knit Pattern - see instructions above - then 2 rows stockinette st with light turquoise. Change to 1 strand light lilac + 1 strand lilac and knit Pattern then 2 rows stockinette st with light turquoise. Change to dark turquoise and smaller needles. Knit garter st for 4 cm [1.5"], bind off. Knit a second identical piece.

Assembly: Sew side seams using edge sts as a seam allowance and sew bottom seam.

Shoulder strap: Pick up 14 sts at one side on smaller needles with dark turquoise. Knit garter st, and dec 1 st at each side every 4 rows until 8 sts remain. Continue on these 8 sts until strap measures approx. 50 cm [19.75"], bind off. Repeat on the other side of purse. Sew 2 strap ends together.

Beads: Sew 12 small strands with beads around purse. For each strand, cut a piece of yarn approx. 15 cm [5-7/8"] long in light turquoise. Thread 4 beads onto yarn, fold yarn double around the bottom bead and thread yarn through the other beads again. Fasten the doubled yarn 4 rows under first Pattern row, and 10 sts apart.

Small Purse: The purse is knit in 2 pieces and sew together at bottom and sides. Thread 10 beads on dark turquoise yarn, then cast on 47 sts on smaller needles. Knit 4 cm [1.5"] garter st, then 5 rows stockinette st (seen from the right side) - on the 3rd row of stockinette st knit in beads as follows: K 5, * K 1 with bead, K 3 *, repeat from * - * until 6 sts remain, K 1 with bead and then K 5. Be sure beads come out on right side. Knit the rest with garter st. Bind off when the piece measures 14 cm [5.5"]. Make a second identical piece.

Assembly: Sew side seam using edge sts as seam allowance and sew bottom seam. Sew in zipper.



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