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Welcome Spring Special Edition Pattern

A Tiny Bag Decorated With Cherry Blossoms Just in Time For Spring

(190-Special-)
Difficulty: Easy

Welcome Spring! is a delightful little purse that inspires joy. She is diminutive, perfect for secret treasures, an ideal hostess gift, and an even better Easter or Mother's Day present.

 

 

See the Additional Details tab below for information about Pattern Difficulty, Dimensions, Gauge, Materials Needed, and the Pictured Samples.

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  • Everything you need to finish your tote beautifully.

    This stunning hardware kit that can be used to finish the Medium and Rather Huge Carpet Bags as well as any other medium or large tote in the Noni Collection contains the following: 

    • 1 JUL USA-made Leather Curvy Handles - pair
    • 2 Large Handle Brackets 
    • 1 Amazing Snap (package contains a second rivet-in snap)
    • 1 package of 24mm Bag feet (6 bag feet) - We do recommend you purchase an additional package if you are making the Rather Huge Carpet Bag as it needs more feet to protect its bottom.
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  • Lilac bag with Spring Green flowers

    Spring Beauties

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    Spring Beauties are a woodland ephemeral that blooms in the forests of the Mid-Atlantic region where I live. The blossoms dance atop slender stalks: tiny, pale pink flowers, each of its 5 petals painted with darker pin striations scarcely visible to the unassisted eye. I was inspired by these tiny flowers (one of my favorites since I was a girl) to design a small purse that would have their timelessness, femininity, and romance.

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Pattern Difficulty 

Requires knowledge of casting on, knitting, purling, increasing, decreasing, knitting in the round on double-pointed needles, 3-needle bind off, and some hand-sewing to complete the finishing process and to make the purse linings (if desired).


Finished Dimensions

3" (7.6cm) wide at hinge

3 - 3.5" (7.6 - 8.8cm) tall 

 

Pre-Felted Gauge 

20 sts and 28 rounds = 4" (10cm) in stockinette stitch using a single strand of yarn 


Materials

Yarn Requirements

Purse:

Welcome, Spring! is made with 20 yds (18.5m) each of worsted-weight, feltable wool in two colors. The pictured purse was

made with Stonehedge Fiber Mill’s Shepherd’s Wool (worsted weight; 100% merino wool; 250 yds [229m] 4 oz [110g] skein) in Denim (A) and

Sun Yellow (B).

Cherry Blossom Flowers:

Each flower is made with between 3 - 4 yds (2.75 - 3.75m) of worsted weight feltable yarn.

 

Other Materials

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

• 2 locking stitch markers in different colors to mark sided/round to clip to work

• Sewing needle for finishing work

• Blunt-tip tapestry needle for weaving in ends on the bag

• Sharp-tip, large eyed darning needle for weaving in endd on the flower.

• Locktite Super Glue “Extra Time Control” for gluing the purse into the purse frame

• 1 Noni On The Go! Hardware Kit (The kit includes: 1 Flirt purse frame, 1 package of seed beads and color-matched nylon beading thread, 1 handle loop and 1 split ring or spring gate ring - see the pictured samples and the Noni website for kit options and choices)

• 1/8 yd (.11m) lining fabric if desired (optional) If you are using scrap fabric, you will need 2 pieces that measure 5" wide and 4" tall.


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