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margz3
05-18-2009, 02:52 PM
Inspired by AngieLanigan, I made this bag http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/amandas-squatty-sidekick It is the brown and tan bag. Just used Paton's Classic Merino yarn for this project.

Couple of firsts...first felted project and first time making an I-cord. I messed up a bit grafting the handle, but the felting hid that (as I had hoped!) :woohoo: No lining, but I'll try that another time. I gave it to my mom for mother's day (not expecting her to use it as a purse) and she did like it. Will probably use it as a lunch bag or to carry bottled water...something like that!

The other bag is a market bag. Very basic construction and easy peasy to make! I used the 2 circ needle method when dpns were called for (I really like this method, now that I have gotten the hang of it) and also made about 8" of the handle I-cord. I feel like it gets a little extra durability this way...and wanted to practice it again :wink: For this I used Bernat Handcrafters Cotton Country Colors in Vintage twists. Here is the pattern http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/grrlfriend-market-bag

SOMEDAY I'll get this uploading of pictures down pat lol! Obviously, the last picture is the bottom of the market bag!

ArtLady1981
05-19-2009, 04:10 PM
I just love bags! And these are particulars wonderful!
Great work!

AH1OZ
05-19-2009, 05:20 PM
i really like the market bag

wezyus
05-20-2009, 01:02 AM
Superbbbbbbbbb its wel done ...thnks

cindycactus
05-20-2009, 09:23 AM
Great job. Love the market bags. I have been wanting to make some of those. Thanks for sharing.

GirlChris
05-20-2009, 10:17 AM
good job, they look great :)

HollyP
05-20-2009, 01:07 PM
I love your bags! I am about to cast on for that market bag any day now. Glad to hear it is easy peasy!

momwolf
05-21-2009, 09:51 PM
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