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Felted West End Clutch
Lion Brand® Fishermen's Wool®
Pattern Number: 80865AD This fun felted clutch makes a great wallet or purse.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
About 6 x 8 in. (15 x 20.5 cm) after felting



150-123 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Oatmeal

Light taupe (darker than the Natural color)

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Note: (A)

150-126 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Nature's Brown

Dark chocolate brown

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Note: (B)

150-098 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Natural

Soft cream

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Note: (C)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10 [6 mm]
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
1 button Sewing needle and thread
16 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in Stockinette stitch (knit on right side, purl on wrong side) before felting. 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.

Blanket Stitch
Secure yarn on inside of work.

Working from left to right, carry needle and yarn around from back to front, allow yarn to wrap loosely over edge of work.

*Insert needle from front to back approx.

1/2 in.

(1.5 cm) from previous stitch and from edge of work, catching yarn wrap with needle to form a "corner".

Gently tighten stitch; repeat from * along edge.


With A, cast on 56 stitches.

Beginning with a knit row, work in Stockinette stitch (knit on right side, purl on wrong side) for 16 rows.

Change to B and work in Stockinette stitch for 6 rows.

Change to C and work in in Stockinette stitch for 20 rows.

Change to B and work in Stockinette stitch for 6 rows.

Change to A and work in Stockinette st for 16 rows.

Bind off.

Weave in ends.

Wash by machine on a hot wash/cold rinse cycle with detergent and several pieces of clothing to agitate.

To felt additionally, dry by machine on a regular setting until almost dry.

Remove from dryer and pull into shape.

Fold piece to about 6 x 8 in.

(15 x 20.5 cm), with a 3 in.

(7.5 cm) flap.

At center of flap, cut a slit for the buttonhole.

With B, join side seams using Blanket stitch.

With B, work Blanket stitch around flap.

With sewing needle and thread, sew button opposite buttonhole.

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