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Topic: Bohemian, Vintage-Looking Purse! Instarsia! Aiieee!!!  (Read 1987 times)
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« on: July 04, 2007 09:56:17 AM »


This purse took all of 4 days to make (and it doesn't have a strap, but that'll take what, an hour to knit?), and the fair isle was KILLING me throughout! This was the first time I've EVER knit with more than one yarn - for this pattern, I was knitting with up to 5 yarns at time. !!?!?! *falls over*

The pattern was from "Not Your Mamma's Knitting" - there are some sweet patterns in that book, but I'd always had my heart set on this one. ^_~

FRONT of the purse --->>

FRONT of the purse when it's open --->>

BACK of the purse --->>

INSIDE of the purse --->>

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« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2007 06:02:23 PM »

I love this bag!
You have a done a great job and are far braver than I (I've only ever done whole row stripes). Great job.

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« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2007 06:44:44 PM »

I only like certain types of fair-isle, and I love this in these yarns! The different weights and textures makes it more interesting without loosing the stranded look. Great Job :]

Oh, and what yarns did you use?

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« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2007 08:45:48 PM »

I lOVE that! Looks very orginal. Great job!  Just wondering if it is intarsia, or fair isle?

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« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2007 10:30:43 PM »

I lOVE that! Looks very orginal. Great job!  Just wondering if it is intarsia, or fair isle?

Excuse me, this is done in fair isle, not intarsia >_+

Also, I couldn't tell you the type of yarn; I lost the label. Le sigh.
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« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2007 06:07:21 AM »

Sweet!   The colors are very cool and you did a good job with the knitting!

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