A Purse made from knitted Tube decorated with a Tassel

A Purse made from knitted Tube decorated with a Tassel

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Make a purse from knitted tube using baby merino wool and a knitting mill. Also, make a tassel to attach onto the zip for decoration.
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Guide step 1
Step 1.
Knit 5.5 m knitted tube using a knitting mill and baby merino wool. Cut 18 pieces of knitted tube each measuring 30 cm. Avoid pulling/stretching the knitted tube too much when measuring (to make sure that all the pieces are all the same length).
Guide step 2
Step 2.
Pick up the four stitches at one end of each of the pieces of knitted tube using a yarn needle.
Guide step 3
Step 3.
Secure the wool at one end of all the pieces of knitted tube. Do not yet secure the wool at the other end.
Guide step 4
Step 4.
Sew the pieces of knitted tube together in the same row of stitches ensuring a uniform finish. Make sure that the secured wool ends on all the pieces of knitted tube are turned the same way.
Guide step 5
Step 5.
The sewn-up section of knitted tube will pull a bit and might not be uniform at the other end after having been sewn together. Unravel the ends until the section is the same length. Pick up the stitches with a yarn needle and secure the ends.
Guide step 6
Step 6.
Sew the edge of the section with buttonhole stitches.
Guide step 7
Step 7.
Measure the piece of sewn-together knitted tube section around a ready-made purse. Sew the sides together with a yarn needle and a piece of the wool used to make the knitted tube.
Guide step 8
Step 8.
Place the ready-made purse inside the knitted section. Sew the edge of ready-made purse onto the knitted section as illustrated in the picture.
Guide step 9
Step 9.
Make a tassel by wrapping the wool 40 times around, for example, a piece of card measuring approx. 7 cm or alternatively four fingers.
Guide step 10
Step 10.
Insert the yarn needle inside the loop and tightly wrap the wool around approx. 25 times as closely to the yarn needle as possible as shown in the photo.
Guide step 11
Step 11.
Pull out the yarn needle. Thread baby merino wool through the loop of the yarn needle and secure the end.
Guide step 12
Step 12.
Push the yarn needle back through the loops at the top, but do not secure yet.
Guide step 13
Step 13.
Cut open the loops at the bottom and trim at your chosen length.
Guide step 14
Step 14.
Sew the tassel onto the zip with the wool still in the yarn needle (step 12). Sew two rounds through the loops and secure the yarn end inside the wraps.

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