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ladyjessica
10-13-2007, 12:15 AM
Well, I've just finished blocking the Brea Bag I made over the summer. In four years of knitting, this is only the second thing I've ever blocked because I hate to do it. I know I'm supposed to, but most of the things I've made have been okay without it. Not this, though. I needed to block before seaming.

Here are some pictures (Sorry if the flash makes it hard to see). I did it in Cascade 220 in charcoal gray for winter, because there weren't any good colors in the Alpaca, and I think once it's all done it will be nice. So what if my gusset is 4" too long. :whistle: hehe.

Here's the pattern:
http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/brea/brea.html

Jan in CA
10-13-2007, 01:51 AM
That is really going to be a lovely bag!

MaleKnitter
10-13-2007, 01:53 AM
Oh wow, that is beautiful, my mom just barely bought me some gray wool yarn, i had no idea what to do with it, now i do.
This is so nice and pretty and i can't wait to see the final result of your efforts.
excellent work

ritaw
10-13-2007, 02:46 AM
iT LOOKS WONDERFUL!

I cannot wait to see it finished

nonny2t
10-13-2007, 05:40 AM
It is going to be terrific!

dustinac
10-13-2007, 11:29 AM
Great job!! Very pretty:happydance:... I love that bag and yours reminds me that mom still has mine :teehee:

ah
10-13-2007, 02:57 PM
That looks wonderful. How many people are going to take a measuring tape to the gusset? Not one, so don't worry about it.

divagirl
10-13-2007, 03:47 PM
I love that bag!

mdog182
10-13-2007, 05:51 PM
how pretty!!!! please post pics when everything is all seamed up!

ladyjessica
10-13-2007, 08:52 PM
Aww, Shucks guys. :aww: Thanks for all the comments! It's still drying, but I'll be sure to post pics as soon as it's all finished. :woot:

AnotherBecca
10-14-2007, 06:31 AM
I think it's a great color! It's going to be a super bag!

Cristy
10-14-2007, 11:59 AM
that looks great! Good work!

Abbily
10-15-2007, 11:21 AM
Jessica, that's gorgeous! Great job!

Ronda
10-15-2007, 11:26 AM
It looks great. Are you going to post again when it's all together?! (Please?) I want to do this bag as well.

ladyjessica
10-15-2007, 10:40 PM
Jessica, that's gorgeous! Great job!
:D Thanks!

ladyjessica
10-15-2007, 10:41 PM
It looks great. Are you going to post again when it's all together?! (Please?) I want to do this bag as well.
I will definitely post again. I need to get a button and figure out how to do the clasp, and then I'll post a pic of the FO! :)

PurlyGyrl
10-16-2007, 10:50 AM
Lookin' good :thumbsup: Love the color and can't wait to see it together!