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Sugar Skull Purse Pattern

A lovely, micro-tiny bag, with or without the sugar skull.

(187-pdf)
Difficulty: Easy

The Sugar Skull mico knitted and felted purse is one of my newest favorite felted purses. Like others of my micro felted purses, Sugar Skull is the perfect little purse for your knitting tote: carry your stitch markers, tiny snips, measuring tape, and other knitting goodies. This purse is also perfect for going out to a fancey party. Decorate with the sugar skull or not, as you prefer. Make in any color: match your outfit. Match your fabulous shoes. 

Sugar Skull makes a great gift. Knit it tonight, finish it tomorrow. 

See the Additional Details below for dimensions, gauge, and yarn and materials requirements.

Delivery Method:
 
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  • Sugar Skull complete hardware kit.

    1 Sugar Skull Noni Complete Purse Kit includes:

    • 65 yds (60m) black yarn
    • 1 Big Flirt purse frame
    • 1 Sugar Skull Ornament
    • 1 10" (25cm) purse chain with handle loop attachment
    • Stiffener for the bag bottom
    • 6 bag feet
    • Deep plum seed beads and dark-colored nylon beading thread
    • 1 Noni label

  • Sugar Skull as seen from the front.

    Sugar Skull Micro Tiny Purse Hardware Only Kit

    (187-HK)

    skull type:

    1 Sugar Skull Noni Complete Purse Kit includes:

    • 1 Big Flirt purse frame
    • 1 10" (25cm) purse chain with handle loop attachment
    • Stiffener for the bag bottom
    • 6 bag feet
    • Deep plum seed beads and dark-colored nylon beading thread
    • 1 Noni label
    • Choose from the pictured Sugar Skull Ornament, Large Alien Skull, and Small Alien Skull to decorate your purse

  • Large and Small Alien Skulls

    Alien Skull Ornament

    (SKA-)

    Size:

    The Alien Skull Ornament, available in large and small sizes, adds a bit of whimsy to your bag. We chose to decorate Just the Change, Anouk, and our Lipstick and Change CITY bags with Alien Skulls: we found that the femininity of the bags made the skulls appear almost benevolent, even cute! But don't limit yourself to decorating just bags: jeans, t-shirts, boot, jackets, belts, and anything you can rivet is fair game. We've got our eye on the bottom of a pair of flared blue jeans for our next endeavor. Add the decorated Anouk to the ensemble, and we've got a statement to make!

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  • Little Poof in black with small alien skull ornaments.

    Little Sweets Purses

    (184-pdf)

    Delivery Method:

    These three Little Sweets are delightful to put in your knitting tote or handbag. Fill them with stitch markers, tiny scissors, or tapestry needles. Their diminutive silhoettes are too cute to pass up, fun and fast to make, and make great gifts.

    Choose 26 1/2 minutes for a pair of precious earrings, your favorite rings, medicines you take at lunch time. Make Just Lipstick as a little purse for a tube of lipstick, chapstick, or your phone blue-tooth. And Little Poof is the cutest change purse ever. It's also great for stitch holders, those tiny snips scissors, and other small knitting necessities.

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  • Berry-stained Big Flirt with Chain

    Big Flirt Purse Pattern

    (185)

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    Big Flirt is a felted, micro-bag that will steal your heart. She's tiny, but she can carry a lot of change, knitting supplies such as stitch markers, small but essential cosmetics, or your favorite jewelry on holiday. 

    She's so quick to knit: maybe less than, or just over, and hour. One skein of yarn will make multitudes, so she is perfect for gift-knitting. Start knitting now for all the ladies and little girls on your list.

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Difficulty Level  

Requires knowledge of casting on, knitting, purling, increasing, decreasing, knitting in the round on double-pointed needles, binding off, and some hand-sewing during the finishing process.

Finished Dimensions

Width at widest part of the frame: 3 1/4" (8.25cm)

Width at widest part of the bottom: 5 1/2" (14cm)

Height from base to top of frame: 4 1/4" (11cm)

Gauge  

20 sts and 28 rounds = 4" (10cm) in stockinette stitch 

Yarn & Materials

The Sugar Skull purse is made with worsted-weight, feltable wool. Pictured bags are made with Stonehedge Fiber Mill’s Shepherd’s Wool


US size 7 (4.5mm) set of 5 double-pointed needles 

2 locking stitch markers in different colors to mark sides

Sewing needle for finishing work

Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Locktite Super Glue “Extra Time Ccontrol”

1/16 yd (.05m) lining fabric if desired (optional)

1 Sugar Skull Noni Complete Purse Kit (includes: 65 yds (60m) black yarn, 1 Big Flirt purse frame, 1 skull ornament, 1 10" (25cm) purse chain with handle loop attachment, Stiffener for the bag bottom, 6 bag feet, Deep plum seed beads and dark-colored nylon beading thread, 1 Noni label


Cover Samples

The pictured purse was made with Stonehedge Fiber Mill’s Shepherd’s Wool in Black.


No errors have been reported for this pattern.