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MarjorieCrochets
« on: March 22, 2007 07:13:31 AM »

I've got major Spring Fever, and while waiting for signs of flowers to pop up around here, I was inspired to make this flower tote. I think the rows of flowers and leaves look like tulips, or at least I hope they look like it, but my daughter says they are roses, daffodils, and tulips. Works for me!



It's a pretty big tote, for me at least, as you can see from the 12 inch ruler propped on the front here:



I made the bag using Bernat Softee Chunky yarn in Natural, Medium Sea Green, Too Purple, True Yellow, and Carnival. Here's a close-up of the popcorn stitches I used to form the flowers and leaves.



I've also done a back pack version of the same design, only with all purple flowers, and purple trim. I have to finish the straps for that one though. I'd love to know what you think.
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« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2007 07:44:25 AM »

Oooh, it's lovely Marjorie!  Another home run.  I really love the colors of the flowers!!
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« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2007 09:48:59 AM »

That's a terrific spring bag.  Thanks for posting. 
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« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2007 10:15:29 AM »

Very fun and colorful.
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« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2007 10:15:56 AM »

That bag is very cute and springlike!
Great job!
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« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2007 11:19:18 AM »

Very cute! I love it!
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« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2007 11:22:39 AM »

Gorgeous and perfect for spring. 
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« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2007 12:03:31 PM »

Looks good Smiley  Its a nice size.  Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2007 12:30:57 PM »

Very springy and super cute!
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« Reply #9 on: March 22, 2007 12:33:47 PM »

well done! it's finally spring!
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