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Topic: Finished! Counterpane Carpet Bag from Handknit Holidays  (Read 3518 times)
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« on: November 02, 2007 02:13:20 PM »

Knit this bag up for my sister's 23rd birthday.  The knitting itself took no time at all; it's the fabric lining that damn near killed me.  As illustrated in the photos below, hand-stitching?  So not my forte...

I used almost-but-not-quite four balls of Noro Kureyon in colorway #95.  Pattern from Handknit Holidays, a book I purchased for this pattern alone.





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« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2007 02:16:05 PM »

So cool in a retro kind of way. As a knitter, I would love that. Great colors choices inside and out. You have one lucky sister.
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« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2007 02:16:37 PM »

That is BEAUTIFUL!!!
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« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2007 02:45:31 PM »

It is almost my birthday, and i don't have a sister. Will you be mine?
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« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2007 02:55:00 PM »

gorgeous colours, love it!
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« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2007 03:54:26 PM »

Wow, that's a knockout. I love your color choice. That's one lucky sister you've got.
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« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2007 04:14:22 PM »

I LOVE this!  Awesome job!  I too have purchased Handknit Holidays for this pattern but haven't knitted it yet.  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2007 06:01:16 PM »

So Gorgeous! I'd love to receive/make this purse! I also love the granny square afghan in the background! Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2007 06:45:24 PM »

That's totally gorgeous - your sister is one lucky lady
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« Reply #9 on: November 02, 2007 08:28:32 PM »

i really like the colors.  totally jealous of your sister.
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