Materials: hand spun silk by Maggie Stearn, 5g approx.
One hinged purse closure, 5cm long *
Tension: 20sts x 26rows over 10cm in stocking stitch.
Suggested needles: 4mm
Cast on 25sts
Work in stocking stitch (knit one row, purl one row) until all yarn has been used, be sure to leave enough to cast off.
- Fold in half.
- Stitch up the sides of the purse which won’t be inside the frame.
- Gather the top edges to the length of the top of the frame.
- Line the frame with glue and firmly insert the knitting. **
* Sample uses mini coin frame from Kleins in London’s Soho (www.kleins.co.uk)
** Some frames work differently to this, when purchasing yours be sure to check what the staff in your haberdashery recommend.