A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Curious if a project is for sale, or if someone wants to do a private swap with you?  Please Personal Message the member rather than posting on the thread.
Total Members: 298,238
Currently Running With Scissors:
724 Guests and 32 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Knitting Bag  (Read 1060 times)
Tags for this thread: cross_stitch , knitting_bag , chart , crown  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
elderflower
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 2269
Joined: 05-Dec-2010


View Profile
« on: January 21, 2013 09:24:53 AM »


I made this bag for my sister's birthday and since she has now received it I can post it here.

 I couldn't find a pattern for this that I liked so I made my own pattern for the crown and used Mr X Stitch's pattern of Keep Calm and Marry On for the font and altered the bits I needed. 



Here is the complete design before I made it up into a knitting bag.




I couldn't find any handles so my husband made me a pair out of an old piece of plywood and painted them white.  The bag buttons over the handles so they can be removed for washing.

And the thread is DMC's glow-in-the-dark embroidery floss so she can find her knitting bag in a power cut/air raid shelter/ whatever. Roll Eyes

These are the charts I made for the bits of the pattern I had to alter to get the Carry Yarn wording, and the crown if anyone else wants to use them. 

I hope they are legible.  The rest of the pattern is, of course, at the Mr X Stitch link above.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
sweets4ever
Administrator
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 41348
Joined: 18-Jan-2005


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2013 09:39:38 AM »

Lucky sister!!  This is so cute and I love that even the handles are homemade.  Thanks for sharing!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Craftster has gone mobile!!  Read the news here.
kjlutz
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

I am woman watch me grow!
Offline Offline

Posts: 5500
Joined: 23-May-2007

Wherever you've been, He's been there


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2013 10:08:54 AM »

that is a very fun knitting bag, great job.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Sometimes you get to change the world, and other times the world changes you.

Currently drowning in the sea called PhD.

Interested in swapping for I-Spy Quilt Squares and Scraps.
yoopidou
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2759
Joined: 14-Aug-2008


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2013 10:29:41 AM »

Ooohhh! This is so adorable!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
kittykill
Global Moderator
Guest Blogger
Needlework Moderator
Occasions and Holidays Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 30540
Joined: 25-Sep-2004

I got 99 problems, but a stitch ain't one.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2013 06:07:30 AM »

Sooo great and thanks or the pattern!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Blog!
My pinterest
Proud member of SEEN: the Society of Ernestly Embroidering Nerds
pinkdelia
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2013 06:33:16 PM »

so cute may have to try putting that on a bag for inside my purse (more like suitcase lol) since i always seem to have a project with me
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Give Your Bun a Fresh New Twist
This Vibrating Flat Iron Will Forever Change How You Straighten Hair
30 Seconds to Frizz Free Hair
Learn to Create the Katniss Braid
Retro-Glam Hairstyle Tutorial
Latest Blog Articles
Craft Challenge #103, Foodie Frenzy 2 Winner
Tute Tuesday: Upcycled Car Trash Bag with Liner
Monsters, Monsters Everywhere

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.