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1knittychick
02-27-2009, 03:33 PM
My son's prom is coming up next month. His gf dress is a beautiful blue/purple with silver rhinestones on the bodice. I'd like to make her a small evening bag for the event. Going thru my stash, I've found Aunt Lydia's classic crochet thread in black. I can't crochet so I need a knitting pattern. Any suggestions? Thanks for your help.

Jan in CA
02-27-2009, 05:01 PM
I can't find anything free (or any really) with yarn that weight. Maybe you could just do a little pouch type bag with a ribbon drawstring? :think:

cresmoon
02-27-2009, 11:31 PM
The pattern finder on Joanne's website has some nice evening bag patterns:

http://www.joann.com/joann/catalog.jsp;jsessionid=ZWJBHSK5QQEUYP4SY5LVAFJ50LD 3UUPU?CATID=cat3593


In the craft box select "knit" and in the box below that, choose "purse/handbag/backpack" (and if you like, choose what type of yarn and skill level you want). You might need to use some other type of yarn or modify a pattern with different yarn to use your thread.

Debbie
02-28-2009, 06:50 AM
You can always double or triple the crochet thread. I have made several ring barer pillows for weddings using crochet cotton, doubled. You can choose almost any stitch pattern, knit a 5 or 6 inch wide rectangle long enough to double with a "flap, seam the two sides and put a little "bling" button on the front of the flap. If you use an open pattern, it would be really pretty lined with the blue/purple color of her dress.

1knittychick
02-28-2009, 08:36 PM
Thanks for the ideas! I've got time to figure something out.:muah: