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jules
« on: December 28, 2005 03:04:30 PM »

This bag is modified from the SnB pattern for "laptop bag".  I changed the dimensions so the bag was narrow and deep as opposed to  short and wide.  I also threw out the stripe pattern in favor of my own intarsia design.  I added a zipper, but not the lining yet--thanks for looking!

Oh, yeah, the name "Jinx" comes from  my color palette inspiration--the beer bottle label from "Jinx" beer from Magic Hat Brewing Company!
Cheers,
Jules




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ladybugstew
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2005 03:09:37 PM »

That rocks! I like the colors too. I'm assuming it is wet felted? Did you stitch the strap on? Sorry for so many ?- I needle felt and wonder about the construction of the wet felted things~ Very cool.
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« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2005 03:19:56 PM »

Very nice! Much nicer than stripes! I'm into intarsia and felting myself in this period! Did it shrink much?
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jules
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2005 11:45:24 AM »

Thanks for your comments!
Yes, this is "wet felting"; you knit the whole thing up extra large using an animal fiber yarn, then basically shrink it on purpose. I ran it through my washing machine 4x.  I estimate it shrunk somewhere around 35-40%.  The intarsia shaved a couple of years off my life, but I'm pleased with the results.  Thanks again for looking!
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Jules
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greenveggie
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2005 12:25:28 PM »

Nice choice for the colors.  That is by far my favorite Magic Hat label.  I so wish they sold it here in MN.  We had to buy a bunch when we were in vermont for our honeymoon and now we're hoarding it.
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