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    Hooked for Life Tumbling Blocks Purse PDF

    About the Tumbling Blocks Purse:
    “This purse started out as a design challenge – what could I do with three single skeins of the same yarn, so that
    knitters would be able to use up orphan skeins and still end up with a fashionable project? I am always inspired by
    vintage quilts, so I chose the Tumbling Blocks pattern and started knitting.

    This smart, rectangular bag has an intarsia flap, garter stitch gussets for depth, and fun stockinette stitch stripes
    to keep the knitting interesting. It is lined in a heavy twill so it doesn’t lose shape during use, and is finished with a
    purchased strap.”
    -Mary Beth Temple, designer

    This pattern is available as a PDF download.

    Finished Sizes: 7” wide x 2” deep x 10” tall after blocking and finishing
    Materials:
    - 345 yds fingering weight wool yarn (CYCA 1, Super Fine) in three colors. Model shown in Elemental Affects Natural Shetland Fingering (100% wool/.99 oz/115 yds), 1 skein each of Lilac #017 (L), Violet #024 (M), and Dark Violet #008 (D)
    - Purchased strap in model is black leather, 3/8" wide x 40" - 46" long adjustable length, with antique brass colored fittings
    Needles: Knitting needles size 2/2.75mm or size needed to obtain gauge
    Optional:
    - 9 bobbins for intarsia flap
    - ½ yd twill fabric for lining
    - Sewing thread and needle or sewing machine for lining
    Gauge: 20 sts and 32 rows = 4” in st st

    Author:
    Mary Beth Temple
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