Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Mauve Ruffle Bag

This bag turned out so much cuter than I thought it would! The color in this picture is not exactly true - it's a bit more mauve than this, more like the unfelted version a couple of posts below. However, I'm extremely happy with how it felted - really fast and really thick and firm. When it came out of the washer - both DH and I said, "it smells like a dead animal in here!" I've never had anything I felted smell like that before. The woman I purchased the hand spun yarn from didn't know what all was in it as she won the fiber at a fair and spun it up. Could have been anything, I guess! But magically, when it was dry, the smell was gone! The pattern is called "Romantic Ruffles" by Kate Lemmers and you can get it free off the internet from here.
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At 9:54 AM, Blogger I'm busy knitting said...

Nice bag. I went to the site you listed and got the pattern. Thanks.
I just finished a balloon bag and one with a built-in handle.
Working full time...when do you get to knit??

At 12:53 PM, Blogger ObsessiveCompulsive Crafter said...

Love your bag. I have one similar to it and in color on my blog. But you have already seen it, you were there!

At 7:03 PM, Blogger Kissed Knitter said...

I love your bag! I also have done the same pattern and it is on my blog.


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