Pocket Purse

SIZE: 5" x 8"

MATERIALS: 2- 50g balls of Lang MALIBU
or 250m of any firm Worsted Weight yarn
One pair of size 3.75mm needles.
2- 3.25mm double pointed needles.
1 button.
1. Using 2 strands of the yarn held together, cast on 26 sts.
2. K 3 rows
3. Beginning and ending with a Purl row, continue in stocking st (K1 row, P1 row) until work measures 7 inches from the beginning.
4. Next row: Purl. (fold line)
5. Beginning with a purl row, continue in stocking st until work measures 7 ½ inches from the fold line, ending with a right side row.

Row 1: (Wrong side) Knit
Row 2:K2, Sl 1, K1, PSSO, K to last 4 sts, K2tog, K2. (24sts)
Row 3: Purl.
Row 4: as Row 2.
Row 5: P2, K to last 2 sts, P2.
Repeat Rows 2 to 5 twice more (14sts).
Row 14: as Row 2 (12 sts)
Row 15: Purl
K 3 more rows.
Row 19: K5, cast off 2 sts, K to the end.
Row 20: K5, cast on 2 sts, K to the end.
K 2 more rows. Cast off. Fold in half at fold line and sew up sides. Place a button and attach to purse.

1. Using the 2 double pointed needles and a single strand of yarn, cast on 5 sts. Knit 1 row. DO NOT TURN.
2. *Slide these 5 sts to the other end of the needle and knit them again, gently pulling down on the cord and tugging yarn at the beginning of each row.
3. Repeat from * until cord is desired length or yarn is almost all gone. Beginning at the fold line of bag, sew each end of the cord to the side seams of bag.