Butternut Purse Knit Pattern

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This potbelly bag begins with a 7" x 7" base and then grows into a ribbed body. The stockinette stitch handles are secured to the handle tables with large, decorative knots. Knit with approximately 500 yds of worsted-weight yarn at a gauge of 18 sts and 26 rnds per 4" in Whide Whale Rib pattern and 34 sts and 30 rows per 4" in Horizontal Herringbone pattern using U.S. sizes 6/4mm and 8/5mm straight and 24" circular needles. This pattern was originally published in 7 Easy-to-Knit Handbags for Every Occasion and was most recently published in Creative Knitting’s special publication Casual Circular Knits. Finished size is approximately 30" in circumference before being gathered x 10"H.


Annie’s is part of the third-generation Muselman family business, founded in 1925 and long known for original craft designs including crochet, knitting, card making, paper crafts, beading, sewing, quilting, and needlework. Annie’s books are sold through independent retailers and major chain stores worldwide. They are headquartered in Berne, Indiana.