Well, that intarsia pattern is still kicking my butt, but here's something I've finished in the meantime. Z is fascinated by my wallet. I made this one for her, to keep old customer reward cards and things for her to play with. She likes it.
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Numismatic is a coin purse or wallet worked in the round from the bottom up with a coin-shaped cable motif and a button closure.
Yarn: You will need approximately 50 yards of a worsted-weight wool that cables well for best results. (Pictured: Patons Classic Wool in Olive – worsted, 1 skein / 100g / 223 yards, 100% wool)
- US size 5 double-pointed needles
- US size 5 cable needle or other cabling method of your choice
- One 7/8-inch button
- stitch markers (optional)
- needle and thread
- tapestry needle
Finished Measurements: Finished purse will measure approximately 4.5” long and 3” high, just large enough to accommodate credit cards, driver's license, et cetera.
Note: The cables are small enough to be worked without a cable needle.