Wednesday, January 11, 2006

I decided to try knitting a cabled purse. It was my first attempt at cabling. I was surprised how easy it was. I finished this purse very quickly. It ended up shorter than the one pictured on the pattern. I think I used too thick of yarn. I'm in the process of making another one with less chunky yarn. The pattern is from Knit Pick's website It's called Chunky Cable Handbag. I purchased the handle at WalMart. It was even on sale! The butterfly pin is also from WalMart, and also on sale.

I made a second gray striped felted bag. Here it is before I felted it in the washing machine.

This picture is of the bag after felting. I want to do some kind of needle-felted trim on this bag too.

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