Free Knitting Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
1-Ball Purse
Lion Brand® Ruffles®
Pattern Number: 70043 Knitting with Ruffles requires a special, yet simple, technique. The loops are formed by inserting the needle into this tape-fabric yarn. Please visit to read or click here for a short instructional video and audio description about working with Ruffles.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 4 1/4 x 8 in. (11.5 x 20.5 cm)



410-200 Ruffles Yarn: Tweed Black and White Tweed
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 7 [4.5 mm]
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
Sewing needle and matching thread Purchased purse handles, about 7 in. (18 cm) wide at base
8 sts + 14 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in reverse St st (p on RS, k on WS). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

Knitting with Ruffles requires a special, yet simple, technique.

The loops are formed by inserting the needle into this tape-fabric yarn.

Click here for our easy-to-follow instructions for working with Ruffles before you start to knit this project.


Cast on 15 sts.
Work in reverse St st (p on RS, k on WS) until about 1 yd (1 m) of yarn remains.
Bind off.

Fold piece in half to measure about 4 1/4 x 8 in.

(11.5 x 20.5 cm).

From the WS, with sewing needle and thread, seam sides.

Sew on handles.

beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side

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