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KristiMetz
07-08-2006, 01:03 AM
I knitted a cute cabled purse for my mom for Mother's Day. Lined it and everything!

Unfortunately it didn't turn out as well as I hoped... the handles didn't match each other perfectly for some reason. Also, my sewing skills suck so sewing the lining in... well, it ain't a pro job, that's for sure!

But my mom was required to love, seeing as how it was a gift from me. :)

Pics here (yarn used was Lamb's Pride bulky superwash) :
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v408/kristimetz/9d6f5a42.jpg

I also used the same yarn to (attempt to) make myself a beret. Unfortunately, I didn't make it big enough, so it looks more like a poorly fitting hat. Sigh... so it hit the frog pond this afternoon, and it will hopefully enjoy life as a hat for my toddler. Pic of the beret, may it rest in "make me look like a goofball" peace :

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v408/kristimetz/09e8fe02.jpg

Somehow I didn't take a picture of it flat before I frogged it! So this crappy pic of me wearing it is all I have... no documentation of my first beautiful lines of decreases for a hat! Ah well... it was eager to hit the frogging pond.

Thanks for looking![/img]

Hildegard_von_Knittin
07-08-2006, 01:17 AM
cute! sorry you had to frog the hat... but better frogged than never worn!

Jan in CA
07-08-2006, 01:35 AM
I think they are both cute!

callmesusan
07-08-2006, 02:35 AM
Both look fabulous. Be proud!! :happydance:

Fudgie
07-08-2006, 07:27 AM
they look great! :thumbsup:

AnreeAce
07-08-2006, 10:59 AM
:heart:

Great Job!

sara_jayne
07-08-2006, 11:24 AM
That purse is wonderful - and like Hild said better to use the yarn for something you'll actually use!

nicolethegeek
07-08-2006, 02:32 PM
Great knitting... even if you didn't :heart: the results 100%.

knit-a-holic
07-08-2006, 04:03 PM
I really like the purse and the hat! They're very cute! Great job!

rebecca
07-08-2006, 04:05 PM
I like them.....agree with hilde, better frogged than never worn. I'm sure we will be seeing the reincarnation of beret in the near future ;)

sunnyreflections
07-08-2006, 06:09 PM
I love your purse. Sorry about the hat...I HATE frogging things....all that hard work!

Ellen Edwards
07-08-2006, 07:17 PM
That purse is the cutest thing--and hey--YAY for you and your cute little beret--at least you got a picture of yourself in it before it hit the frog pond!! :thumbsup:

mulene
07-10-2006, 10:27 AM
I love that purse pattern! Looks great :)