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Topic: Quick!! Who knows of a pattern for a mini handbag??  (Read 723 times)
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« on: March 31, 2006 10:42:28 AM »

I've got until 10th April to make a handbag, just big enough to fit a phone and a purse, for a friends birthday. I'd love one that felted, but can't find a pattern and don't think I could make one up myself.

It's going to be red/black, as thats her fave colours, but haven't got the yarn yet, so I'm open to suggestions (stuff available in the UK!!)  Roll Eyes


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« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2006 03:37:49 PM »

here's a tiny felted bag in Noro Kureyon:


or what about the Sophie purse from magknits?


you only need ~220 yds of worsted wt. woo - they used Cascade 220.

how about the little yellow one in this pattern:


there are also a lot of purse patterns on www.knittingpatterncentral.com. go to "bags totes and purses" in the free pattern directory.

good luck!  Grin

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« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2006 07:12:04 PM »

Knitpicks's Chunky Cable Purse is lovely, and ought to go fast since it's chunky. Plus it seems to be about the size you want. I think it would look great in stripes of red and black.
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2006 11:28:17 PM »

This is a super cute little purse, its not felted though.

« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2006 06:41:52 AM »

Crazy Aunt Purl (one of my favorite knitting bloggers!) posted one recently that was super quick and adorable-- she used bangle bracelets for the handles!  http://www.crazyauntpurl.com/archives/2006/03/easy_knitted_fe.php

Take a look and see what you think..
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« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2006 03:18:34 AM »

Thanks all, the first one Bethann posted will be the one I think.   Smiley

I know about knittingpatterncentral, my easter egg cozies pattern I posted on the 'completed projects' forum here, is being featured on there at the moment!!  Shocked
Imagine my surprise when I clicked the link, wanting to knit some, to find it's my own pattern!!  Grin

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