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MaleKnitter
08-17-2007, 08:41 PM
okay, i am making felted bags for my sisters, I have looked all over on the internet for a GOOD looking felted bag pattern and have found a few, I just need ONE more pattern, but almost every pattern that I see on the internet is sooooo ugly, I can't believe that there are so many people with ugly bags out in the world.
can anyone find a felted bag pattern that looks GOOD?
I want to make a bag that people wont be ashamed to go out in public with. It needs to be a bag that doesnt look home-made either.
I just want a simple bag that is big enough to hold important items, it cant be any funky shape (like: http://elann.com/ShowFreePattern.asp?Id=171024
or
http://orangefishknits.blogspot.com/2006/11/triangle-purse.html )
I just want a nice looking bag
these are the patterns that I already have:
http://spunmag.com/article/060421cleo

http://www.anniesattic.com/knitting/content.html?type_id=N&month=1&year=2006

http://www.elann.com/ShowFreePattern.asp?Id=187024

http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/damask/damask.html ---finished

Ingrid
08-17-2007, 08:48 PM
Did you look at www.knittingpatterncentral.com ?

MaleKnitter
08-17-2007, 09:16 PM
yes, I have, all of my patterns so far can be found on there, I had a notebook where i wrote all of the bags that I thought might look nice from that website, and my mom took it (she needed to write down a phone number, but she doesnt remember where she put it) so, I *could* look at every pattern one by one again, but I was hoping that there would be some people here who could suggest one so i dont have to spend all that time on the internet and more time making bags.
am i lazy?

knit.newbie
08-17-2007, 09:26 PM
I like ur taste :)

I kindda thought the same browsing through patterns before..but I'll give you what I have...and of course there's knittingpatrterncentral as Ingrid said..

http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/vibe_tote/vibe_tote.html

http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/melody/melody.html i think this one looks cool with or without the lil parts on the sides..i'd take them out of the pattern if i was doing it though

http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/pignoli/pignoli.html

http://files-upload.com/files/441427/Pattern_Enviro-tote.pdf

http://files-upload.com/files/441431/talisman bag.pdf maybe make this bigger..

well that's all I can find in my bookmarks and saved files so now..they're not all felted but that's what I've got!

of course you can always just make a basic tote in self-striping yarn with you're sister's favorite colors..and make the handle kindda like the one u picked with the music notes on it(i love that one btw..and the clutch too!)..and just felt it..

knit.newbie
08-17-2007, 09:48 PM
oh..just found a cpl more..

http://www.jimmybeanswool.com/freeKnittingPatternSlantPocketBag.asp

http://glampyreknits.tripod.com/glampyrephotos/id42.html I would do a bit of modifications for this one though..

http://www.helloyarn.com/bigskulltote.htm

http://www.straw.com/cpy/patterns/bags/bag-iceland-striped-felted.html

http://pensandneedles.blogspot.com/2005/11/sentimental-stripes-felted-tote.html

:woot:

momwolf
08-17-2007, 10:17 PM
Have you tried looking here? Click on felting at top of page
http://yarnsforever.com/?mainURL=/store/category/arfy/Patterns_by_Type.html

Mirl56
08-18-2007, 11:32 AM
http://www.blacksheepbags.com/booga_bag.html

the booga bag is pretty easy.

Marilyn

clb1968
08-20-2007, 10:11 PM
My swap partner made me one of these
http://www.knittingdaily.com/freepatterns/felted_items/45-1.html

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b252/palefacegirl/Picture047.jpg


I just finished adding a linning to this one that I finished a few weeks ago.
http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b252/palefacegirl/afterfelting2-1.jpg

jberry16
08-21-2007, 09:54 AM
I just cast on for this (http://www.helloyarn.com/lopitote.htm)one last night

CinderAndSmoke
08-22-2007, 10:41 PM
I think this bag is just gorgeous:

http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/damask/damask.html

MaleKnitter
08-24-2007, 06:52 PM
I already made DAMASK. I really enjoyed making it. You can still look in whatcha knitting for it. But here's another picture of it (im so proud of myself :happydance:)

MaleKnitter
08-24-2007, 06:57 PM
Thank you all for looking so hard and helping me.
I really appreciate it

Riss
08-25-2007, 09:58 AM
One more suggestion... I just cast on for this (http://seejayneknit.blogspot.com/2007/01/free-pattern-jaynes-ap-bag.html) yesterday...

I'm gonna have to go get some bamboo circs though :\

MaleKnitter
08-28-2007, 01:24 AM
one of my friends loves that bag, I am making that one too. Thank you all for helping me find patterns. I think I have finally decided.