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ArtLady1981
07-13-2009, 05:52 PM
Made another QUINN BAG to complement my Cassidy Cable Cardigan.
Had yarn left over (points for the Stash Train!) so why not?!

YARN: Irish Donegal Tweed, Citron Yellow #4897
PATTERN: QUINN BAG (http://www.cogknition.org/patterns/quinn/) (free)
YARDAGE: 329 yds
MODIFICATION: using double strands and a US9, I made a 6st wide cabled handle instead of braided I-cords. Additional details and how-to's on my Ravelry Project page, (http://www.ravelry.com/projects/ArtLady/quinn-cabled-bag-2) if you're interested.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2513/3718298738_a51b8b00c2.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2450/3717480187_ae1c20e01a.jpg

Buttoned with a crochet chain stitch loop:
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2577/3717483193_622bbfef1e.jpg

Jan in CA
07-13-2009, 06:45 PM
That's beautiful!

I feel like such a slug next to you. I haven't knit for a few days because it's been so freaking hot and I don't have a/c. It's 95 F right now. :hot:

ArtLady1981
07-13-2009, 06:57 PM
Oy! The Seattle area had high 80's for a few days...but on Sunday everything went downhill! Rain, wind, thunder, lightening, the works! It is still poo-poo today, but I'm not complaining!

I sat outside all weekend under a tree with my two little granddaughters who were spending the week with me! While they splished and splashed...I knitted in the shade of a tree!
Thankfully, it was windy all weekend! Yay!

newamy
07-13-2009, 07:04 PM
That's really cute. You must dream about cables!

TEMA
07-13-2009, 10:17 PM
A lovely bag but I have a question....
Do you knit in your sleep? :teehee:
A beautiful bag!:thumbsup:
TEMA:knitting:

mwhite
07-13-2009, 11:35 PM
Gorgeous bag and sweater! Yep, I do believe you knit in your sleep, too! :teehee:

wezyus
07-14-2009, 12:56 AM
Beautiful bag n its wel matched ...gr8 idea ...thnks

stisdale
07-14-2009, 01:11 AM
Wow! How cool is that! I love the big cable work in the middle. Very impressive!

Slim
07-14-2009, 08:16 AM
Wow, great bag! You are the queen of cables!

margz3
07-14-2009, 10:09 AM
Thats awesome - I love what you did with the handles! I gotta take this one off the Rav queue and onto the needles ASAP!!

globaltraveler
07-14-2009, 10:34 AM
Gorgeous, Dollyce!

ArtLady1981
07-14-2009, 12:22 PM
Do you knit in your sleep? :teehee:




:knitting:I knit INSTEAD OF sleep! :roflhard:

I have a casual friend that mentioned that she sleeps12 hours per night. :passedout:

As I think about it...I am still :passedout:.

That means that she sleeps 6 months out of the year.
Half her life is in an unconscious state.

I sleep 6 hrs. So I'm sleeping 3 months out of 12.

I wish we didn't need to sleep. But, we're organic and it's part of the package.

mks22300
07-14-2009, 08:00 PM
Love that cable stitch!

melmac51
07-15-2009, 04:04 PM
You are soooo talented. This is beautiful!

WandaT
07-16-2009, 09:00 AM
Beautiful!!! But everything you touch is awesome!!! Love how all of your outfits coordinate so beautifully together. :)

thecatsmother
07-17-2009, 09:36 AM
What a beautiful bag and I love,love the colours.Yuo are very talented....I'm going to have to change my sleep time to knitting time

amyo
07-17-2009, 05:33 PM
Just beautiful! Love it!

KnittingNat
07-18-2009, 12:12 PM
Classy and cables - just what i like :inlove:

tilllie
07-19-2009, 05:43 AM
I really love looking at your fos! The purse is very nice and I think the cable strap is much better than an i cord would have been.