Felted Coin Purse

Felted Coin Purse

This simple pattern uses only 2 needles and stocking stitch to create a felted purse.

What you need

8mm knitting needles
20gm felting yarn
Any pure handwash wool will felt thinner yarn will make thinner felt chunky yarn will make thick chunky felt!


Abbreviations k =knit

p = purl

K2tog = Knit the next 2 stitches together

sl st =slip stitch from one needle to other without knitting into it.

Cast on 20 stitches

*sl st1, knit 19

sl st1, purl 19 *

repeat these 2 rows until you have 40cm

Finish on a purl row

k1, K2tog, k14, k2tog, k1 (18st)

Purl 1 row

Cast off loosely knit wise.

Measure from under the knitting needle to the cast on edge

Sew in the end of the wool weaving in the end along the cast off edge.

Making up

Fold up 14cm from the cast on edge right side out. Ladder stitch the folded edges together through the slipped stitches.

Use hot water and soap to felt this little purse- A full colour tutorial can be downloaded free from my ravelry store.

Finished Felt Bags



  1. What type of fastener did you use?

  2. Hi I found the download for the felting instructions thanks
    cheers kim

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