This simple and elegant lace clutch is perfect as a makeup bag, wallet or evening clutch. Featuring a lovely trellis stitch front and a button snap closure, this clutch is as lovely as it is functional.
Skill Level: Easy
Size: 7” / [17 cm] x 4.5” / [11.5 cm]
Gauge: 23 sts and 38 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st after wet blocking
Yarn: Schachenmayr Catania (100% Cotton; 137 yards [125 meters]/50 grams): 172 Silber (1 ball)
Needles: US size 2.5 (3.0 mm) straight or circular needles
Notions: Magnetic clasp, fabric for lining (8” x 15”), fusible interfacing (8” x 15”), felt fabric for lining the flap (4” x 7”), tapestry needle
Row 1: *K2, k2tog, yo, k3; rep from * to end.
Row 2: *P1, p2tog tbl, yo, p1, yo, p2tog, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 3: *K2tog, yo, k3, yo, sl 1, k1, psso; rep from * to end.
Row 4: Purl.
Row 5: *Yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k5; rep from * to end.
Row 6: *Yo, p2tog, p2, p2tog tbl, yo, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 7: *K2, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 8: Purl.
Rep Rows 1-8 for patt.
CO 43 sts.
Note: Knitted on cast-on is recommended.
Rows 1-4: K all sts.
Work Trellis Pattern following the chart or written instructions.
Rows 5-36: K4, work Trellis Pattern 5 times over 35 sts, k4.
Note: Trellis pattern is worked for 32 rows, 4 repeats.
Rows 37-39: K all sts.
Row 40: K4, p35, k4.
Rep Rows 39-40 until the back meas 4.5” / [11.5 cm].
Work Rows 37-40, then Rows 37-38 until front meas 4” / [10 cm].
Next 4 Rows: K all sts.
BO all sts.
Block the clutch before joining the body.
Mattress stitch the sides of the body together.