bag

Bagged

Project – Tote Bag
Bernat free pattern library
Blogger – Teresaknits

The felted bag is done! Here it is, pre-felting (and seaming):

And here is the felted bag:

It's pre-blocking

A woolly bag

Project –  Tote Bag
Bernat Free Pattern Library download
Yarn – Bernat Felting in Crocus
Blogger – Teresaknits

My next project is a new one for me -- a felted bag. I am using Bernat's felting wool yarn and am loving the color variations

FO - Seed Stitch and Cable Bag in Patons Shetland Chunky

Project – Seed Stitch and Cable Bag
Patons Pattern Library - Free Pattern
Yarn – Patons Shetland Chunky in Lilac Lace

A simple project, this bag, but that doesn't mean I can't find a way to make mistakes.

This time, it was the sewing.

I was so focused on what I was going to do

A Classic FO

Project – Felted Cable Bag (free download)
Yarn – Classic Wool Roving in 77404 Orchid
Blogger – knittinjen

This bag and the yarn should be considered a Classic. It was great fun to knit. As said in previous posts I decided to knit this

It’s just progress

Project – Felted Cable Bag (free download)
Yarn – Classic Wool Roving in 77404 Orchid
Blogger – knittinjen

Sometimes posting about knitting progress is like watching water come to a boil. It ain’t all that exciting.

Although I will say that the Roving

Finishing My Cable & Seed Stitch Bag

Project – Seed Stitch and Cables Bag
Patons free pattern (download here)
Yarn – Patons Shetland Chunky in Lilac Lace
Blogger – JDKnits

With the knitting all done on my Cable & Seed Stitch bag, I went out and picked up some brocade fabric to line it.

Loving the Patons Classic Wool Roving

Project – Felted Cable Bag (free download)
Yarn – Classic Wool Roving in 77404 Orchid
Blogger – knittinjen

Seriously cool yarn

I have got to get more of this yarn. It’s a nice reasonable bulky weight, it’s not super tightly twisted and

Knitting: with Bobby Pins and Buttons

Project – Seed Stitch and Cables Bag
Patons free pattern (download here)
Yarn – Patons Shetland Chunky in Lilac Lace
Blogger – JDKnits

I'm knitting away like a good girl on my seed stitch bag. The pattern for the front, back and flap are the same, so I don't

Seed Stitch & Cable Bag

Project – Seed Stitch and Cables Bag
Patons free pattern (download here)
Yarn – Patons Shetland Chunky in Lilac Lace
Blogger – JDKnits

After you've been knitting for a while you start to get a feeling for the kinds of yarns that you enjoy playing with. Some people are dedicated natural fiber folk,

It's in the Bag

Project – Knitting Tote
Patons Pattern Book #500871 – Family Felting
Yarn – Patons Classic Wool in Dragon Dance
Blogger – K1Paula2

In my last post I showed you the un-felted pieces of the knitting tote. I'd never felted using baking soda before, but it worked well and even seemed to reduce the, um...

Weather Woes

Project – Knitting Tote
Patons Pattern Book #500871 – Family Felting
Yarn – Patons Classic Wool in Dragon Dance
Blogger – K1Paula2

I'm a weather geek. In the winter I tune in to see how much snow we're supposed to get, or if that ice storm is headed our way. In the summer, I

Felted Fair Isle equals fun!

Project - Fair Isle Tote
Patons Project Book - 50087 Family Felting
Yarns - Patons Classic Wool in Cloverleaf, Magenta, Cherry, Paprika, Aran, Dark Grey Mix
Blogger - knittinjen

I can put outfits together, I know what I like in my house décor

Construction Zone

Project – Knitting Tote
Patons Pattern Book #500871 – Family Felting
Yarn – Patons Classic Wool in Dragon Dance
Blogger – K1Paula2

Before I begin knitting the pockets of the Felted Knitting Tote, let's talk about a couple of cool structural elements of the bag itself.

Most bags I've worked in the round begin

This One Is "In the Bag"

Project – Shopping Tote Bag (crochet)
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Handicrafter Cotton in Indigo, Stonewash, Hot Green, Hot Orange
Blogger – DinaPurls

The bag  is done!  And isn't it lovely?

I stuffed it with two beach towels and they

'Round and 'round and 'round she goes...

Project – Knitting Tote
Patons Pattern Book #500871 – Family Felting
Yarn – Patons Classic Wool in Dragon Dance
Blogger – K1Paula2

Yes, the body of my new project is worked in the round. (Yay! I love knitting in the round.) I'm making the Felted Knitting Tote from the much ballyhooed Paton's Classic

Pinning the Pieces

So I finally got 'round to working the gusset.  And I must confess I was initially a little stymied about how it was going to be sewn to the front and back pieces (and in case you were wonderin', I chose the wrong side as my right side).

The only way

The Wrong Side of Serendipity?

Project – Shopping Tote Bag (crochet)
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Handicrafter Cotton in Indigo, Stonewash, Hot Green, Hot Orange
Blogger – DinaPurls

So I started working on one side (front and back are worked in the same way).  And truthfully I didn't work a swatch 'cuz I figured

Something Different

Project – Shopping Tote Bag (crochet)
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Handicrafter Cotton in Indigo, Stonewash, Hot Green, Hot Orange
Blogger – DinaPurls

At least for me.  I have never knitted or crocheted  a tote or bag of any sort.  I think the last time I made a bag,

Felted and Fini!

Project – Felted Posy Bag (knit)
Patons free pattern (download here)
Yarn – Patons Classic Wool in Mercury, Wisteria, Currant, Water Chestnut, Royal Purple, Lemongrass, Leaf
Blogger – YoElizbo

After I got the Felted Posy Bag all felted and ready to put together, I started out by trimming off the tails.  I rarely

FO: Flower Tiles Bag

Check out my swanky new purse!

Design: Flower Tiles Bag

Patons Pattern Book: #500862, Spring Style

Patons Grace (1 skein each) in colors:  Amethyst, Bark, Snow, Spa Blue, Clay and Wasabi

Just in time for spring too! As my

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