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HamaLee
02-24-2008, 06:19 PM
Lotsa gray Cascade 200 in the stash to use up!

I looooove my Lucy Bag. The handles are brilliant. Next time I'll probably do the shorter handles so it's a shoulder bag and I will definitely line it with pockets and a stabilizer. I've been using this as my daily bag for over a month.

(crappy cell phone pic alert)
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2119/2289747868_24a8f9e5b2.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2371/2289747808_cacd08721b.jpg


And then Knitty's Mr. Greenjeans. Super easy pattern and a pretty quick knit. It's still drying but I think it's gonna be a good cold sweater for the back of my office chair.

Pattern-wise: I went a size up to accommodate the boobages and as a result there's poofy extra fabric in the back :ick: I'd have been better off figuring out some short row shaping, oh well.

I also did much more decreasing on the sleeves cuz they were huuuuge the first go 'round.

(more cell phone pics)
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2162/2288938387_d38094db21.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2357/2289727850_bb18b615eb.jpg

outdoordrea
02-24-2008, 06:45 PM
I love your Lucy bag! Where can I get the pattern?

maniago
02-24-2008, 07:31 PM
How much shorter would you do the handle (in relation to the pattern)

Doublereeder2
02-24-2008, 08:19 PM
Great job on both :-)

HamaLee
02-24-2008, 08:39 PM
How much shorter would you do the handle (in relation to the pattern)

Hmmmm....I'm not terribly sure, because I have such a hard time predicting what will happen during the felting. The pattern does have an option for a shorter strap (I followed the long ones) and I would start by trusting that for my first try since the rest of the pattern was good.

knit2btied
02-24-2008, 09:38 PM
Both look great! Where did you find the Lucy pattern?

ah
02-25-2008, 12:13 AM
Bag is fab! Sweater looks good--sorry about the extra room.

Jan in CA
02-25-2008, 12:16 AM
They both look great! :thumbsup:

slightly addicted to yarn
02-25-2008, 02:03 AM
I like them both, specially Mr. Greenjeans xx

Debkcs
02-25-2008, 02:52 AM
They both look great. I'll have to find the Lucy Bag.

Debkcs
02-25-2008, 02:59 AM
Here is the original place to buy the Lucy Bag pattern. I searched for a free pattern, but couldn't find one. Hopefully someone will be able to post it.

http://www.knitwitts.com/item/The_Lucy_Bag/1991/p2c80

KnittingNat
02-25-2008, 03:26 AM
They both look wonderful! I especially love the Lucy bag color:thumbsup:

WandaT
02-25-2008, 07:49 AM
Great job on both! I love the Lucy Bag too!

dustinac
02-25-2008, 10:37 AM
:happydance: They both look great!!

I love the look of the Lucy bag it's been on my to do list since I joined KH :teehee: ...one day I'll get it done, maybe...

sue in canada
02-25-2008, 10:43 AM
They both look great.

bethany
02-25-2008, 11:16 AM
They look great! Love the big button on the bag and your cables look nice on the sweater! Nice work!

MerigoldinWA
02-25-2008, 02:02 PM
Lovely job on both. Gray is a great color.

HamaLee
03-03-2008, 01:02 PM
Here are some action shots of the sweater. I keep it in my office now, it's super warm and reasonably comfy. I'm completely impressed with Cascade. I'm really sensitive to wool and can't usually wear it next to my skin. This sweater is itchy, yes, but not NEARLY as bad as I expected!

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2166/2305611999_65a382f77e.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2387/2306409992_fae75841e4.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2193/2305613533_7979d14f85.jpg

:thumbsup:

mdog182
03-03-2008, 10:09 PM
CUTE! it looks comfy!! great job! :thumbsup:

MAmaDawn
03-04-2008, 02:12 AM
That looks GREAT... nice work

GiddyKnitter
03-04-2008, 08:37 AM
They both look great...I think you have started off a trend now with the Lucy bag we all want one !!!

KnittingNat
03-04-2008, 03:49 PM
It looks great on you :cheering:

Janiegirl
03-04-2008, 09:07 PM
They're both beautiful!

Jen17
03-05-2008, 12:33 AM
That is a beautiful sweater! I don't think anyone will notice the back if you don't point it out!! I love the cables.

I love your Lucy bag also! I got the pattern for one when I was out in California and forgot all about it...I better go buy some yarn for it...like I need an excuse to buy yarn, lol!!:angelgrin:

Jen:knitting:

Jaxhil
03-06-2008, 07:24 PM
Both your bag and sweater look GREAT!! Well done!

GiddyKnitter
03-07-2008, 12:37 PM
I have ordered the pattern and yarn for the Lucy bag hope mine liiks as nice as yours!

Dangles
03-07-2008, 02:50 PM
Oh wow, I love that bag. Nice sweater too. You did a great job :thumbsup: