Victorian Pineapple Purse Pattern


This small pineapple purse is my updated pattern for small bags called reticules that were popular in the Victorian era. I have found instructions in several 19th century knitting books and have used them, along with photos of bags made in the same time period, to create a pattern with instructions, materials, and tools that are more comfortable for today’s knitters.

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Suggested yarn: Koigu Painter’s Palette Premium Merino (KPPPM) |
Cascade Yarns® Cascade 220® Fingering

Yarn weight: Fingering (14 wpi)
Gauge: 36 stitches = 4 inches
in Pineapple Lace
Needle size: US 0 – 2.0 mm
Yardage: 100 – 200 yards (91 – 183 m)
Sizes available: Circumference: approx 6” (15 cm) Length: approx 7” (18 cm)

  • 3 dimensional
  • ribbed
  • chart
  • in-the-round
  • written pattern
  • charted


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