October 05, 2012

Summer Nostalgia

Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn!
Or...how to make 2 in 1 school accessory case and lady purse!

Respect to all students!


CO - cast on
BO - bind off
k - knit
p - purl
st st - stockinette stitch
m1 - make one

You need:

-3,5 mm needles (US 4)
-tapestry needle
-acrylic yarn in pink, green and brown
-zipper in pink
-lining fabric
-two metal lobster buckles for the bag handle


Make two.

CO 20 sts using pink yarn.

Row 1: p

Row 2: k1, m1, k1, m1, k to last two sts, m1, k1, m1, k1 (24 sts)

Continue increasing this way till you get 60 sts totally. Then st st about 6 inches from the CO edge. Bind off.

Watermelon peel:

CO 12 sts using green yarn.

St st long enough piece to frame the watermelon, then bind off.


Make two:

CO 3 sts using green yarn.

Knit an I-cord long about 2 inches, bind off.

Bag handle:

CO 3 sts using pink yarn.

Knit an I-cord long about 40 inches (100 cm) and bind off. You can make in removable, adding metal lobster claw closures (lobster buckle).


   Sew all parts together as shown on the pictures. Using brown yarn and tapestry needle embroider the seeds. Sew the zipper and bag lining inside. Now you have 2 in 1 – school accessory case and fashion handbag!

My auntie Maria and my cousin Natalia! I'm glad, her watermelon purse is suits her perfectly!!!

This pattern is for personal use, knitting pleasure and fun.You are not permitted to sell whole or part of it.

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