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« on: July 22, 2009 04:07:09 PM »

So my boyfriend made mention of wanting to learn to knit after seeing a book that showed this sweatervest with a skull on it. For a surprise I want to make him a manly knitting kit, and I wanna sew up a bag to put everything in. I'm getting him needles, yarn, stitch savers, some scissors, and two knitting books. I bought material for the outside and for the lining but as I was drafting a pattern I thought-
Well hey, I don't want him to feel like I made him a purse.

What's a good manbag-esque idea for his knitting bag? He's got a canvas tote bag that has Stephen Colbert's face on it and he uses that sometimes, so maybe a simple two piece tote would do?
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« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2009 09:58:34 AM »

I think Messenger bags along the lines of the ever popular Jordy Bag can be "manly" depending on the fabrics used.
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