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« Reply #40 on: October 17, 2007 04:33:42 AM »

I'm not usually a fan of knit bags, but I think yours turned out great.  I love the color and the handles!

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« Reply #41 on: October 17, 2007 07:56:54 AM »

Love your bag.  I have been wanting to make this for a long time. After seeing your finished bag,  I decided to take a class at Wildfiber to make this.  My only dilemma is which yarn to choose.  I have quite a bit of Malabrigo Worsted  that would be nice, but I am wondering if it is too soft.  I know it suggests Manos, which is a bit rougher than the Malabrigo.  I would love to use something I already have, but if I am going to go spend so much time knitting this, I want to use the correct yarn.  Decisions!  I have to make them quickly, because we start tonight.

Thanks is so great that you are taking the class at the store! That will be a finished object with memories knitted into every stitch.  I think the Malabrigo would be fine if (1) you get gauge or (2) don't care if the bag is a little smaller and maybe have to knit it with smaller needles, because I think the Manos is 3 sts/inch where are worsted weight yarn is usually a little smaller.

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« Reply #42 on: October 17, 2007 08:22:23 AM »

looks great!  I love the handles you chose.

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« Reply #43 on: October 17, 2007 06:03:51 PM »

Gorgeous!! You've been busy, it looks like - I've just commented on your Bradshaw coat.

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« Reply #44 on: October 20, 2007 07:13:09 AM »

It's BEAUTIFUL! Can we see a pic of the lining?

(I make bags all the time and I'm really into seeing other people's linings  Shocked)
« Reply #45 on: October 20, 2007 09:20:57 AM »

wow, i love it!  and you did such a nice job knitting it, too.  perfect example of how a knitted bag can look so chic.

lets make us all beautiful
« Reply #46 on: October 20, 2007 10:19:46 AM »

Love it. Its the reason I bought the book too.
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