Easy Knit Rose Petal Purse Pattern
This beautiful knit purse pattern is elegant but easy to work!
Featuring a cute and comfortable cross-body strap and darling fold-over flap, the Easy Rose Petal Purse is simple yet stylish knit bag pattern you'll love incorporating into your wardrobe. This easy pattern is great way to mix up your normal knitting routine. Embellished by a basic colorwork motif and simple zig zag stitch design, the Easy Rose Petal Purse will keep novice as well as experienced knitters entertained from cast on to cast off.
Knitting Needle Size7 or 4.5 mm
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Gauge16 sts = 4”; 28 rows = 4”
Finished SizeBag measures 7” x 9”
- RED HEART® “Super Saver®”: 1 skein each 341 Light Grey A, 786 Candy Print B and 316 Soft White C
- Knitting Needles: 4.5mm (US 7)
- Crochet Hook: 6.5 mm (US K/10.5)
- Yarn needle
Note: Each Motif is worked with a separate ball with two strands of B held together. Carry color not in use loosely along wrong side of work. Pick up new color from under old color to twist yarns and prevent holes
With A, cast on 29 sts.
Rows 1- 5: Slip 1 purlwise, knit across.
Row 6: Slip 1 purlwise, k2, purl across to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 7: Slip 1 purlwise, (k3, using 2 strands of B held together, work Row 1 of Motif Chart) 3 times, k4.
Row 8: Slip 1 purlwise, k2, working Row 2 of Motif Chart, purl across to last 3 sts, k3.
Rows 9-12: Repeat last 2 rows until 6 rows of Motif Chart are complete.
Rows 13-16: Keeping first and last 3 sts in edge pattern, work 4 rows in St st with A.
Row 17: Slip 1 purlwise, k7, (work Row 1 of Motif Chart, k3) twice, k5.
Rows 18-22: Keeping edge sts in pattern, work in St st until 6 rows of Motif Chart are complete.
Rows 23-26: Keeping first and last 3 sts in edge pattern, work 4 rows in St st with A.
Begin Zigzag Pattern
Row 27: Slip 1 purlwise, (k3, p3) across, end k4.
Row 28 and all wrong side rows: Slip 1 purlwise, purl across to last st, k1.
Row 29: Slip 1 purlwise, p1, (k3, p3) across to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 31: Slip 1 purlwise, p2, (k3, p3) across to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 33: Slip 1 purlwise, (p3, k3) across to last 4 sts, p3, k1.
Row 35: Repeat Row 31.
Row 37: Repeat Row 29.
Repeat Rows 27-38 for ZigZag pattern until piece measures 171/2” from beginning of ZigZag Pattern, end with a WS row.
Repeat Rows 1-4.
With C, cast on 6 sts.
Row 1: Slip 1 purlwise, knit across.
Repeat Row 1 until piece measures 40” slightly stretched.
With wrong sides together, fold Zigzag section of Bag in half so that bound-off edge meets with top of flap at beginning of Zigzag section. With crochet hook and A, join yarn at edge of flap and working through both layers, slip st along one side of bag just inside the slipped edge stitch to join.
Repeat for opposite side.
Fold each end of strap over side seams 1½” from top edge of Zigzag section and sew in place.
Weave in ends.
- Color A
- Color B
- St st
- Stockinette stitch
- * or **
- repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated
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