Monday, February 12, 2007

Debbie Bliss felted bag

03 February 2007

Debbie Bliss felted bag

This is my first ever go at a blog and, having read so many knitting blogs over the past few weeks, I know I have a hard job to live up to all you knitters out there! I thought I would show you my most recent project and one I am really proud of.

This is the before photo.....


It looked massive and I was panicking that it wouldn't work, yes, I know I should have a little more faith....
I put it in the machine with a pair of trainers in a pillowcase and set the temperature to 90 degrees and then sat and hoped for the best...A lot of terrible noises and it did smell a bit as well, and.......

OMG it is like MAGIC!!!!!! I was so excited and so was my 15 year old daughter. We couldn't believe our eyes! I am well and truly hooked and now I am knitting a stripey one in blues and she is knitting one in red. She wants a bag that is shallower and with a long shoulder strap and so we are going to attempt to modify the pattern. I will keep you posted. I have some other work in progress, the lining of this green bag being one. I am also in the midst of a Noni "bobbles everywhere" bag, some little pink bootees for a friend of mine who is a week overdue and also I am trying to crochet. (Not much success on that one).....

3 comments:

Alyssa said...

I love the bag especially the color.

Anonymous said...

Great bag! I'd love to make one myself. Can you tell me where you got the pattern?

Nadine said...

I know this was quite a bit of time ago, but if you can give me tips or hints with this bag (I am currently making the same bag) or answer some questions I have concerning it, I would appreciate. Love your work and great blog! :)