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Petit Four Evening Bag

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Difficulty: Easy

A one-skein project, this little vintage-style, romantic bag is fun to make and looks as sweet as the little cakes for which it was named. Embellish your little sweet with one or several of the sweetheart roses, romantic as sugar flowers (pattern included), and your little bag is a vintage-style companion for a wedding or an evening out. The perfect bag for for you to take to the wedding in a color that matches or compliments your outfit. It is also the perfect bag for bride and bridesmaids. 

Dot with cabochon rivets in nickel, antique brass, or gunmetal finishes (pick the finish that matches your frame!) in an all-over design and your little purse has the feeling of a little harlequin pastry.

Style with a bouquet of pansies from Noni Flowers and it is the ideal companion for a Spring-time frock. 

This bag is big enough for wallet, keys, and phone, but small enough for all your gift-knitting projects. 

The Petit Four bags requires The Elegant Frame with Bag Feet Hardware Kit to complete as pictured. Click on the Additional Details tab for more information about dimensions, yarn amounts, materials, and bag kits that include everything you need to complete this project.

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    Elegant Hardware Kit with Bag Feet

    (EFF-KT-H-)

    Metal Finishes:

    The Elegant Frame with Feet Hardware Kit is all you need to finish beautiful felted, knitted, and fabric bags that require a 6 1/2" (16.25cm) frame size.

    The hardware kit is available in 2 finishes - Gunmetal and Antique Brass - and works for a number of Noni bags listed below in the "Related Products" section.

    The Elegant Frame with Feet Hardware Kit includes the following:

    Gunmetal Kit

    • Elegant Snap Frame 6.5" (16.5cm)
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  • Simple Elegance Frame in Three Finishes

    Elegant Snap Frame

    (FE-)

    Metal Finishes:

    Available in three popular finishes, this frame is attractive, practical, and versatile with a distinctly vintage appeal. It is an ideal frame for felted, fabric, and leather bags, because it is a sew-in frame with sew holes that are invisible on the outside when the bag is finished.

    Used in many Noni designs, including Three Nights in a Row, Petit Four, Fancy Party, and others, the frame converts from handbag when you squeeze the bottom of the little built-in handle. The handle comes easily out of its attractive housing, making it clutch. The handle loops that swing to the inside, can swing to the outside whenever you want them to. Attach our Classic Purse Chain in your desired length to change the look and wearability of the frame to suit your outfit, mood, and lifestyle: a 10" (25cm) or 12" (30cm) makes a lovely vintage-style bag that can go with you to parties or be given as a gift. The 27" (67.5cm) Classic Chain makes it a shoulder bag. Two 27" chains [54" (135cm)] can be clipped together to make a cross body bag.

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    Cabochon Rivets, 20-pack

    (RC-20PK-)

    Metal Finishes:

    Many of the newest designer handbags are decorated with cabochon rivets, and the newest releases almost always sport them. Now, the home-knitter and crafter can use these same top-quality rivets to make similar cutting edge designs on the flaps and bodies of felted, fabric, or leather bags. 

    Available in Shiny Nickel, Gunmetal, and Antique Brass so you can match your bag hardware with each, our package of 20 9mm Cabochon rivets add interest to felted and finished bags, knitted and ready-to-wear garments, coats, boots, sandal straps . . . Both rivet head and shank have smooth caps so they are pretty on front and back.

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  • Classic Chain in four sizes

    Classic Purse Chain

    (CH-C-)

    Length:
    Finish:

    The Classic Purse Chain has a timeless quality that makes it the perfect choice to use with Noni purse frames that have built-in loops. To turn clutches into handbags, or handbags into shoulder bags, use the lobster claw ends to clip onto built-in or our screw-in Handle Loops.

    The Classic 27" chain turns any bag into a shoulder bag. Clip two 27" (67.5cm) chains together, and you can make even the tiniest purse a cross body bag.

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Finished Dimensions

6” (15cm) wide across the front/back at bag top
8” (20cm) wide across the front/back at bag bottom
3” (7.5cm) deep
5 1/2 - 6” (13.75 - 15cm) tall


Pattern Difficulty

Intrepid Beginner: Requires knowledge of knitting, purling, decreasing, knitting in the round on circular needles.

Gauge

Pre-felted gauge: 12 stitches and 16 rounds = 4" (10cm) in St st with a double-strand of worsted weight yarn.


Materials

Yarn Requirements

Bag

190 yds (173.75m)

Bright Roses

75- 215 yds (69- 196.5m) each: Sage, Red, Christmas Rd, Hot Pink, Antique Rose

Pastel Roses

75- 215 yds (69- 196.5m) each:Green or Sage, Hot Pink, Christmas Red,Baby Pink, Antique Rose

Needles and Other Requirements

Size 8 (5mm) 16" (40cm) circular needles
Tapestry needle
Sewing needle
Nylon sewing thread
Stitch markers
Elegant snap frame
4 - 6 Noni 24mm bag feet
7 1/2 x 9 in sheet of stiffener
'A Noni Design' label


Pictured Samples

The samples pictured were made with Stoenehedge Fiber Mill Shepherd's Wool and with Tilli Tomas. The flowers on the bags were made with embellished yarn that is no longer available. The chocolate bag with a single rose was made with Shepherd's Wool in Midnight Lake with embellised yarn rose in Moss and Ruby. The red bag was made with in Shepherd's Wool Garnet and then hand-beaded. The white and pale pink bags on the back cover were made in Tilli Tomas's Whistler in Natural and Dusty Pink respectively. We are sorry to say that this yarn is no longer available. 

Let us put a custom hardware kit together for you. Contact us for details and pricing.


Petit Four Bag with Sweetheart Roses
First Edition

The following minor change in the wording of Round 48 makes the repeat of this instruction for rows 52 and 56 more clear:

Row 48 Decrease as follows: *K to within 2 sts of marker, SSK, sm, K2tog, K to within 2 sts of marker, SSK, sm, K2tog, K to end.* Repeat steps between stars for opposite side.

Rose leaf, Row 5 Final st count is 7.