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Karina
06-11-2008, 08:06 AM
My 2 year old daughter started Playschool and I decided to make her a bag to use for her extra nappy and clothes etc.

I used Funky fur for the body and Sirdar wash'n'wear for the face. the pattern is in one of my knitting magazines and was a complete pain to do. every bit was knit separately and then sewn together. I would definitely do it in the round if I made it again.

Here is a couple of photo's am quite pleased with the end result.

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/23550281@N05/2574913989

Miss Moosey
06-11-2008, 08:30 AM
My goodness! Your daughter will be the envy of all the other kids! It's incredibly cute.

Rebecca

Mulderknitter
06-11-2008, 09:50 AM
Absolutely darling! I love it!:muah:

mwhite
06-11-2008, 09:51 AM
That is adorable, Karina!!! She will most definitely be the "Cat's Pajamas" with this bag! Great job!!!

Jaxhil
06-11-2008, 10:11 AM
:muah::muah: that's adorable!! I'll bet she LOVES it!!

ritaw
06-11-2008, 11:09 AM
Oh Wow Karina , It is lovely !! So nice and pink and fluffy , Just what every girl needs :)

becjo
06-11-2008, 11:42 AM
That is amazingly cute!!! I'm sure your daughter is so proud to have it - an original!

Jan in CA
06-11-2008, 11:42 AM
That is so freaking cute!:yay:

Debkcs
06-11-2008, 11:44 AM
It's great, please post a picture of her with it, I bet she'll be so cute with it!

Karina
06-11-2008, 11:53 AM
I have tried to get her to wear it on her back and take a photo but so far she has not been able to stand still long enough for me to be successful. but will keep trying.

The teachers commented on how nice the bag was when she started and was quite surprised to hear that I had made it myself.

Lima
06-11-2008, 12:57 PM
It got my attention!:inlove:

scout52
06-11-2008, 01:17 PM
I JUST LOVE THAT!!!!! You did such a FABULOUS job!! What mag was that in?

Karina
06-11-2008, 01:32 PM
It was in knitting september 2006. I think it is an UK mag

GiddyKnitter
06-11-2008, 03:05 PM
Looks like Bagpuss xx

Karina
06-11-2008, 03:10 PM
It does a bit. maybe you could do it in pink and white stripes. then there would be no question.

The.Knitter
06-11-2008, 04:06 PM
Very cute! I am sure your BIG girl must just love to take it to "school".

Skater
06-11-2008, 09:20 PM
Love it! That's really cute.

Knit4Fun
06-11-2008, 09:26 PM
I LOVE how cute that turned out!!! :heart:

Don't show my step-daughter (age 17 but into things that are typically for younger kids) - she'll want one for college!!! :rofl:

Karina
06-12-2008, 04:19 AM
Here is a photo of Maisey with her bag taken this morning as we were rushing to get to school on time.

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mwhite
06-12-2008, 08:27 AM
What an absolutely beautiful child! She is just beaming in this photo! You and Dad sure did a wonderful union on this one!

dustinac
06-12-2008, 10:54 AM
She is such a cutie and looks so happy with her new bag!! Great job :yay:

ArtLady1981
06-12-2008, 05:57 PM
O dang that's cute! What a good mommy! Love it! Inspiring!

knittingymnast
06-13-2008, 11:25 AM
Ohmygoodnessgracious! That's so cute! You did a FANTASTIC job on that! Post pics of your daughter and her bag, please!

princessbonniejane
06-13-2008, 11:30 AM
Awwwwww that is so cute! What a beautiful bag. Your daughter is a cutie. Good job!

Knit4Fun
06-13-2008, 12:45 PM
Awwww, your daughter is beautiful and looks quite happy with her new bag! :heart:

WandaT
06-13-2008, 01:06 PM
Oh my goodness! That is the cutest thing!!! I know she loves it!

mks22300
06-13-2008, 07:50 PM
That is the coolest bag!

auburnchick
06-14-2008, 12:47 AM
How adorable!!!!! What a great keepsake when she gets older!

GirlChris
06-14-2008, 07:38 PM
I thought I couldn't see anything cuter than the bag until I saw your DD. What a precious little face she has. The backpack is just to die for and she looks so sweet and appreciative. Good job Mom or should I say Mum. ;)
p.s. My 7yoDS was so intruiged to see someone say Nappy because he learned a lot about the world this year in school and learned that's how to say diaper in "Australian" I asssured him there are other places who say it too. LOL

Karina
06-15-2008, 02:09 AM
My son learnt the word diaper from watching the Rugrats on telly and used to think that was the funniest word ever.

MerigoldinWA
06-15-2008, 12:43 PM
That cat really has character!! :-) I love your creation. I know what you mean about patterns like this. They are so cute and you love the FO but making them is a pain. I really don't like crafts (all that sewing), I like to knit. lol Your bag is really worth the effort though.

GirlChris
06-15-2008, 01:21 PM
LOL they are kindred spirits oceans apart. :roflhard:

Karina
06-15-2008, 01:27 PM
Nice to know that kids are the same wherever you go. the simple little things they find funny and gives them joy.

MerigoldinWA
06-15-2008, 04:37 PM
Is Bagpuss something from TV in the UK? I've never heard of that/him/her? Do you say that kitty is pink and white stripes? Funny. :-)

Karina
06-15-2008, 05:21 PM
yes a very old show, they sometimes repeat on the telly. have to say it is to basic for my kids but 40 years ago when DH was little it was quite popular I think. I of course missed it as I am originally from Denmark and I watched pippi long stocking and Emil fra lonnebjerg or something like that

domiknitrix
06-19-2008, 05:35 PM
Too cute! She is a lucky little girl.

Hygiene Mama
06-22-2008, 10:16 PM
That's so cute! My girls would love that, not only are they purse girls, but they love kitties! Good job!