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Old 07-28-2005, 03:02 PM   #1
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Anyone made country denim hobo bag out of fabric???
I've been :XX: my lil' heart out on this bag my first time doing dpns and with fabric and first time using circulars unless ya count that I started an afghan at the same time on circulars but I don't have to knit that in the round anyways I have been just knitting and knitting and got my bag to measure the 9 inches so now I read:

From this point you will be splitting the bag into 2 sections and using the strips that were set aside for one of the sections.. (okey dokey will do)

Row 1~ K2TOG, K18, K2Tog. Attach the other fabric strip; K2Tog, K18, K2Tog (okey dokey did that...)

Row 2~ Purl. Keep Sections separate...
******Ok this is where I hit my snag.. I know where the one section is cause its the stitches at the beginning of this row to where the next fabric joined.. I have the second section knited onto that 2nd piece buttttttttt what do I purl?? eeekk hard to explain.. Do I go back and just Purl those stitches I just did in both sections? If I do the whole bag do I pick a certain point and just purl the first section till I think its half way then purl the second section?? Cause after doing Row 1 I still have the rest of my bag the back side sitting on circulars wondering are we purled or ignored? it should be purled but how do I do that in 2sections.. LOL I hope this makes sense to someone cause I don't know how to explain this LOL HELLLLPPPPP

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edited do to spelling...
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Old 07-28-2005, 03:28 PM   #2
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well I went to their site ww.cranstonvillage.com to see if they had a help button LOL and clicked on the Fabri knit updated instructions and now why didn't I check this first???? MANNNNNN :crying:
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Old 07-28-2005, 05:54 PM   #3
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I didn't realize you were asking for advice. I didn't knit this, so I didn't read the post. Just for my own curiosity, were you supposed to purl the two sides seperately?
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Old 07-28-2005, 07:30 PM   #4
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Hi Ingrid, yeppers both sides get purled sep. and then you also slowly dec. both sides till you have 6 st. left.. When I started I had trouble on the dpns to get the inc where I was suppose to but just thought I was thinking to hard LOL in the corrections they corrected that and instead of
Row 1~ K2TOG, K18, K2Tog. Attach the other fabric strip; K2Tog, K18, K2Tog...
You Now K30 in between the K2Tog. this takes you all the way around its alot easier LOL cause before it wasn't getting me around the purse so I couldn't figure out how I kept the purls seperate if I didn't do anything with the back of the purse.. Now I go half way on one section and the other half on the other and will purl both sections separate :rollseyes: hopefully...
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Old 07-28-2005, 07:33 PM   #5
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Wouldn't it be great if they would send you corrections the way car folks send out recall notifications? We wouldn't have to think we're crazy.

Good luck with it. :D
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Old 07-29-2005, 08:49 AM   #6
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Thank You Ingrid, I'll let ya know how it goes LOL I wish they would do something cause I couldn't figure it out at all.. and not sure what made me go look at their website but glad I did or I'd be pulling my hair out by now
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Old 07-31-2005, 08:40 AM   #7
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Ingrid Its DONNNNEEE!! all but the linning but gonna let my mom do that I'm sooo happy to have it done!!! once I got the corrections it was very easy to do YEAHHHHH :XX:
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Old 07-31-2005, 10:22 AM   #8
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Woohoo! Good for you! I hope you can post a pic. :D
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Dustinac, I went to cranston.com to look at the bag & love it...I can't wait to see it; are you going to be able to post pics, as Ingid asked?!
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Thanks!! I'm gonna try to get pictures of it tonight or tomorrow depends on how low my battery is then I'll try to post some.. I tried posting some of my pets and couldn't get it to work :thinking: will try to make this smaller and post it when I get the picture
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