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lauraknits
04-28-2007, 10:38 AM
Here's what I have been working on:

Socks from KP Gloss, using yarn over cable pattern from Sensational Knitted socks, done toe-up

Hat: Shedir from Knitty. This took me 4 tried and much ripping before I got it. Done in Rowan Calmer, the recommended yarn. I hate the yarn! It is splitty and for me, it squeaks when I am knitting tightly. Most people seem to love it. I think it would probably be lovely on a larger needle than this hat asked for.

Bag: Felted entrelac bag for the March KAL, finally finished on April 20! I bought the pattern on line, thought it would be too small, and doubled it. It turned out bigger than I wanted, it's about the size of a dept. store shopping bag. It looks fine hanging, but collapses open if you put it down. I am going to look for a magnetic closure to stick in the middle. It sure holds a lot! You could tote an afghan in there!

Whew! Now if I could just finish a blasted sweater, I would get to buy some more yarn!

kblue
04-28-2007, 10:47 AM
OMG I Love them all. I really like the hat and the stitch pattern on it. Awesome job :muah:

Jill A.
04-28-2007, 11:14 AM
Gtreat job! :cheering: :cheering:

I love the bag!!

auburnchick
04-28-2007, 01:30 PM
The cabling in the socks and hat are gorgeous!! The bag is very pretty too!!!

tilllie
04-28-2007, 01:47 PM
VERY nice job on all three!!

carmabelle1191
04-28-2007, 01:59 PM
They all look grat, good job! I love the color of the socks. :cheering:

Redlesley
04-28-2007, 02:31 PM
If I didn't know, I would have said you'd bought those from a shop - not knitted them!! :cheering:

marykz
04-28-2007, 03:29 PM
wow- they look great!!

you may want to cut a piece of cardboard to fit the bottom of the bag to help it keep its structure. putting a clasp at the top should help too.

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04-28-2007, 03:41 PM
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lauraknits
04-28-2007, 04:01 PM
Thanks for all the kind comments!

Marykz, that tip about the cardboard is GREAT, I am going to do that!

Mariblue
04-28-2007, 04:19 PM
Wow, they're all so beautiful! :cheering: I :heart: the cables on the hat!

lestrella
04-28-2007, 04:53 PM
Excellent job!!! That hat seems like a lot of work.

newamy
04-28-2007, 07:15 PM
Wow, great job on everything.

I like that cables on the hat and socks.

dreamsherl
04-29-2007, 09:40 AM
You did a wonderful job on your FO's. :cheering: Question. In what issue of Knitty did the hat pattern come from?

lauraknits
04-29-2007, 04:50 PM
The hat is from the Fall 2004 Knitty, here's the link:

http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall04/PATTsurpriseintro.html

You actually have to download a pdf file to get it, and there are other patterns too!

Hildegard_von_Knittin
04-29-2007, 05:29 PM
you've been a busssssssssssssssy bee!!! All look great!

dewdrops
04-30-2007, 09:57 AM
Oh so beautiful, all 3 FOs! :cheering:

sara_jayne
04-30-2007, 10:02 AM
Everything looks SO fantastic! That hat :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy:

jeanius80
04-30-2007, 11:55 AM
beautiful FO's
for the bag you could use plastic canvas on the bottom, just stitch in place with embrodery floss at the corners, or just leave it unattached

i love everything... :notworthy:

redwitch
04-30-2007, 06:15 PM
Very cool, I've never really seen an entrelac pattern that I liked enough to knit, but the bag is interesting enough to make me reconsider.
BTW I recently found a scarf pattern that would match the hat really well if you were interested: Achernar, free pdf. from cogknition.

Sarah