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« on: October 26, 2007 06:52:13 AM »

I loved the look of the Knitting Needle Bag [available free here http://www.knittingdaily.com/freepatterns/bags/?patternsandposts=1&showposts=1&organizeby=date&skilllevels=all], but I thought it would be uncomfortable to carry around a purse with pointy needles on the end.  Plus, I wanted a purse that could stand up to everything I cram in there.  When I saw a faux-croc purse on clearance at a local store, inspiration hit and here you have it:



I was fortunate that the pattern fit the frame as-is, no tweaking needed!  I used two skeins of Lamb's Pride Bulky, just knit one side until I got to the end of the skein, then repeated for the other side.  Stash-busting is a beautiful thing.

Here's everything I cram in my purse (minus the odd scraps of paper and receipts that eventually work their way in) :



And here it is all full and zipped up:




Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2007 07:04:21 AM »

ooh! i like it!
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« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2007 07:12:28 AM »

so cute!
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« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2007 07:49:36 AM »

I love it!  I also liked the pattern of the knit portion, but wasn't in love with the knitting needle handles.  Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2007 08:08:32 AM »

I love it!  I also liked the pattern of the knit portion, but wasn't in love with the knitting needle handles.  Great job!

I agree!!! Yours looks much better!! =)
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« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2007 08:19:38 AM »

gorgeous - I like the colour
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« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2007 08:38:07 AM »

great idea and beautiful yarn!  great job!
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« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2007 08:45:28 AM »

I really like it.
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littlebluegirl
« Reply #8 on: October 26, 2007 08:48:36 AM »

LOVE IT! Great colour and ingenious idea!
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« Reply #9 on: October 26, 2007 09:19:30 AM »

Wonderful!  You're a genious.
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