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Topic: Stupidly simple felted purse  (Read 1871 times)
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Kimbabwe
« on: November 02, 2004 05:19:47 PM »

So I wanted to give felting a try, but didn't have the patience to get involved in a complicated pattern right now.

So... I knitted a rectangle, folded it in half, and sewed it up. Threw a little i-cord handle on it. And voila...

Before felting:
http://www.geocities.com/doyoudohaiku/felted_purse_before2.jpg

After felting:



The top is Lion Boucle (I think the color scheme is Hard Candies) and the rest is Lamb's Pride bulky in chianti and raspberry (left over yarn from a Windy City Scarf from SnB). Should have put something in the photo for size perspective, but it's probably big enough for a cell phone, keys, and a small change purse.

It took 2 run-throughs in the wash before the wool really felted, but it was a super-quick project. The kniting itself only took about 2 hours. My next project is going to be the Skull & Bones mini felted tote from Hello Yarn (http://www.helloyarn.com/miniskulltote.htm)! Now there's a fun little bag! Yippee!
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Brosuga32
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2004 07:21:04 PM »

That's hot Cheesy!! what size needle did you use?
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Kimbabwe
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2004 05:43:59 AM »

I used US 10 needles.
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curlymo
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2004 04:04:14 PM »

I love simple projects like this!  It's so cute - I think the boucle at the top is really creative.  Thanks for posting!
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