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SusanMarie1956
09-29-2007, 11:19 AM
Right now I'm knitting a KNITTING BAG. :thumbsup:

Jan in CA
09-29-2007, 12:47 PM
Good for you!

I tried that once... it ended up being too small so I use it for a purse sometimes. :teehee:

Songbirdy
09-29-2007, 12:50 PM
lol! I don't know how many people have pointed out to me that for all the knitting I do I have not knitted myself a bag yet...

But I have this thing with bags and perfection... :)

Suziblues
09-29-2007, 02:06 PM
Hi,
Is there a picture of this bag that I am not seeing?
I wanna see it!!

I'm sure it's very purty though.

sue

SusanMarie1956
09-29-2007, 05:38 PM
I'll have to get a picture later.

sorry

SusanMarie1956
09-29-2007, 05:39 PM
Jan,

You must be talking aboutnthe pone wilth all of the DECRAESES? I tried that also. Idecided to make one MY WAY.
You'll see it if it works out. :-)

Jan in CA
09-29-2007, 06:20 PM
Nope, it was a pattern in a magazine from a few years a go. Very simple rectangle you seam up the sides and make a flat bottom by folding in the corners. Add handles and voila! It's cool, but too small.

SusanMarie1956
09-29-2007, 08:27 PM
Here is the knitting bag I'm knitting, but still on the needles.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v19/ssedgebeer/knitbag.jpg

As you can see, the patern next to it. And I strayed from the pattern and started over using my own seed stitch pattern. :knitting: I think I'll use a burgundy color for the lining. Or maybe get a pale pink? Toss out some ideas for me. O.K. ?

The yarn for the bag is Vanna's Choice in the color BRICK. ( Dark Red / burgundy )

Susan :knitting:( The pattern made it so small with all of the decreases.)

sue in canada
09-29-2007, 10:30 PM
I see that you are using Vanna's Choice, I have looked at that in Michaels, feels soft. How is it to work with?

SusanMarie1956
09-29-2007, 10:40 PM
Sue in Ca.

It's very easy to work with. BUt when I had to rip it out and start over in my own pattern. I noticed that the yarn I'm RE USING was splittiing easily. So that's the only bad thing , If you ever have to FROG & start all over again. ;-)

Susan

dustinac
09-30-2007, 02:26 PM
That's a cute pattern!! I love that color...can't wait to see it done :thumbsup: