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« on: June 15, 2010 07:42:38 PM »

I made this bag for my awesome partner in the Be Awesome swap. She received so I thought I'd share it here Smiley.

I used this pattern, http://www.etsy.com/listing/43067947/felted-stained-glass-fan-bag-pattern, lambs pride for the black bits and Noro for the colored shell parts.

This project was really fun except for the yarn ends. Since each fan (and the black that surrounds it) is picked up and knit separately, you wind up with TONS of ends. I cheated and tied most of them off since I knew I was going to line the bag.



I love the way the bottom of the bag comes together.




Here are a couple of in-process shots. I hope the yarn ends don't give anyone nightmares!!





Thank you so much for looking!!

 
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« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2010 08:10:09 PM »

this is a gorgeous bag!  and yeah... the yarn ends hurt my head a wee bit.  yipes!   
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« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2010 08:19:06 PM »

pretty!
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« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2010 12:42:36 AM »

Beautiful!
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« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2010 04:15:42 AM »

This turned out awesome! I love it!
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« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2010 06:55:07 AM »

This is really great! I especially love the colors and shape Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2010 12:47:00 PM »

Ok, I just had to wist this, and I also rocked it.  Wish I could felt!  Now, can you felt crochet?  I've only made a few items knitting, so most of my stuff is crochet and was wondering if it's got to be tightly woven like knitted.
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« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2010 01:43:58 PM »

Ok, I just had to wist this, and I also rocked it.  Wish I could felt!  Now, can you felt crochet?  I've only made a few items knitting, so most of my stuff is crochet and was wondering if it's got to be tightly woven like knitted.

Oh thank you!

You know, I've never actually tried to felt crochet but I know it can be done. I've seen it before and it looks virtually the same as something that has been knit and then felted.

I found this link with some tips for crochet felting. I hope you give it a go. It's really fun!
http://www.bellaonline.net/articles/art3350.asp
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« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2010 04:56:36 PM »

Thank you!

Ok, I just had to wist this, and I also rocked it.  Wish I could felt!  Now, can you felt crochet?  I've only made a few items knitting, so most of my stuff is crochet and was wondering if it's got to be tightly woven like knitted.

Oh thank you!

You know, I've never actually tried to felt crochet but I know it can be done. I've seen it before and it looks virtually the same as something that has been knit and then felted.

I found this link with some tips for crochet felting. I hope you give it a go. It's really fun!
http://www.bellaonline.net/articles/art3350.asp
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« Reply #9 on: June 18, 2010 05:13:24 AM »

Wow that is beautiful! I love the bottom. I don't blame you for cheating, you had a ton of ends.
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