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Knitting Purse
Lion Brand® Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Mambo
Pattern Number: L10102

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 5 x 9 in. (13 x 23 cm)



5600-524 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Mambo Yarn: Python

Light taupe with white binder

Quantity needed: 5 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 21.95
Additional Materials
Bamboo knitting needles size 17 (12 mm), 9 in. (23 cm) long Spare knitting needle, any size White craft glue


Cast on 9 sts.
Row 1: *P1, k1; rep from * to last st, p1.
Rows 2-6: P the knit sts and k the purl sts.
Row 7: Bind off the first st, work 2 sts in pattern as established, bind off the center 3 sts, work last 3 sts in pattern as established.
Row 8: Bind off the first st, work 2 sts in pattern as established, cast on 3 sts over bound-off sts of Row 7, work last 2 sts in pattern as established.

Do not bind off.

Cut yarn, leaving a 12 in.

(30.5 cm) yarn tail.
Sl sts to spare needle.

Make same as Front, but do not sl sts to spare needle.

Slip Front sts back onto empty bamboo needle.
Note: To lace pieces together, use your fingers to weave yarn tail in and out of the knitted pieces.
Hold needles with Back and Front sts together.

Beginning about 1 in.

(2.5 cm) below knitting needles, and using yarn tails, lace the Back and Front together along side, across lower edge, then up other side, ending about 1 in.

(2.5 cm) below knitting needles.
Apply a very small amount of glue to sts as desired to secure them to the knitting needles.
Tuck yarn ends to inside of Purse.

k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)

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