Carolyn's Cabled Purse

Oct 4, 2010
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Three colors combine in Carolyn's Cabled Purse, great for an afternoon outing.

Designer Ellen Gormley
Finished Size: About 9½" high (excluding handles), 6½" wide at base, and 15" wide at top; and 3½" deep.
Yarn: Berroco Vintage (50% acrylic, 40% wool, 10% nylon; 217 yd [198 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #5103 mocha (brown, A), #5192 chana dal (gold, B), #5164 tang (orange, C), and #5121 sunny (yellow, D), 1 skein each. Hook: Size 7 (4.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Six stitch markers (m); 2 bamboo-style handles (Shown: Clover plastic bamboo-look handles 6" × 5¼" U-shaped, distributed by The Leisure Boutique); yarn needle; snap closure; sewing needle; matching thread or 1 ply of color B.
Gauge: 18 sts and 20 rows = 4" in sc; 16 sts and 18 rows = 4" in main body patt, blocked.


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