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« on: May 04, 2009 06:08:42 AM »

Hi guys

I completed this last night, but I am not happy with the flap, any suggestions?

I was thinking of doing a couple of lines of crochet on the underside edge in the hope that it would add some weight.
Many thanks, Sam
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« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2009 06:45:10 AM »

I like it a lot!
I like the textured stripe thing.
Not sure what to do with the closure, but I do like the orange buttons......  Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2009 09:13:40 AM »

Could you put buttons at the corners, where it's curling up?  The only other thing I can think of is to add a few rows of plain garter stitch so it doesn't curl.  I'm not sure, but the front sure it cute! I love the lime green.  Smiley
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2009 12:18:20 PM »

Nice job!! I think extra buttons would look really cute.  Smiley  Or, have you tried blocking the flap with water? 
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2009 07:00:02 PM »

snaps, I would sew little snaps on the corners. 

I like it though, really like the color.
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2009 03:50:14 AM »

Hi guys!

Many thanks for your advise, I have ordered some clear press studs/snaps off ebay and I am going to put one in each corner, to see if that works. Whilst looking for the snaps I came across some gorgeous crochet flowers and roses for the bargain price of 1.50 or around $2!! So I will be able to hide where I have put the snaps!!

Thank you for all your comments on the wool, which I also purchased off ebay, it comes from Turkey, but only took 2 days to get to me in the UK and they have such lovely wool, here's the link:


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