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Ronda
08-09-2006, 07:21 AM
I've knitted about 4 booga bags and 2 Lucy bags - and I gave them all away. I wanted to try a new pattern and finally do a purse for me, so I chose a Sophie bag for me. I used WOTA. I ran it through the washer once to felt it...and it's the tiniest purse I've ever seen! :roflhard: I guess my 8-year-old daughter now has a new purse!

KellyK
08-09-2006, 08:39 AM
Yeah.... its not huge. But, Black Sheep has a similar pattern called the Elizabeth bag... MUCH bigger, but the same shape and with more options for the strap.

Ronda
08-09-2006, 09:15 AM
I'll check into that...thanks! :muah:

WynnieG
08-09-2006, 01:18 PM
Keep in mind too, Ronda... that different wool yarns felt at different rates.
I found that Cascade made a very small Sophie bag, but I got better results with Crystal Palace Fjord and Noro Kureyon. I wouldn't give up on the pattern, but maybe try it with a different yarn.

Ronda
08-09-2006, 03:23 PM
Thanks, Wynnie. I like the way WOTA felts. It seems so sturdy and thick, but maybe it does shrink more than Cascade, which is the yarn used for the pattern.