22.3.17

Knitting Project Bags







It happens every spring... I get the sewing bug.  This year it hit me when I was perusing the knitting needles at the craft store {Which they have none!  Do they really only sell bulky sized metal straight needles?  I can't be the only sock knitter in Wisconsin.  But I digress...} when I happened to walk past a display of fat quarters.  I don't normally get excited about fabric or even pay attention to it for that matter, but the tiny rectangles were all tied up with a sweet little ribbon and were just the pop of color I needed in my life right now. It was like a present waiting there for me, and it was fifty percent off.  I had no idea what I was going to do with them, but I had to have them.

Fast forward a few days and I'm casting on a sock with the yarn I found at the thrift store last month. 
I went to find my basket I usually use for small projects, but it was full of eggs {Yay, the free loaders, ahem, I mean hens, are laying again}.  Then I noticed the little package of fabric sitting on the shelf and that it just happened to match my yarn, so I decided to make a project bag. {I used this pattern here, with a few modifications}.  I paired the fat quarters with some upcycled fabric from a skirt I found at the thrift store, too.  It has the feeling of a cotton canvas and worked perfect for adding stability to the bag.  

I have never had a good quality knitting bag and now I know why everyone likes them so much! The square corners make it sit flat and with the lining, I can fold the top down to use it as a knitting basket. Two fifty gram balls of sock yarn, along with my pattern, needles and notions fit inside.  I also like that it's squishy enough to fit inside my backpack and take it with me everywhere. 

I liked mine so much that I decided to make three more for the shop too.  These are seriously addicting and I'm already cutting fabric for more.  I hope you like them, too!



8 comments:

  1. Hi, I use the same pattern for reusable snack bags -I use ripstop nylon fabric for the lining. My kids love to bring snacks anywhere using the drawstring snack bag and I love that I can pull the lining out from inside the bag and throw it in the washing machine - not having to purchase plastic snack bags is the bonus!

    The 8 pattern tutorial from In Color (Jeni Baker) cost $9 - I used the Snack Bag size directions. I have made sets for baby showers and even a larger one with the pink John Deere material for a horse loving friend - she puts her horse's brushes in it to bring to shows. Love your blog. MK

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I like stylish knitting bag and I am also using same pattern knitting bag. So, wherever I go, this bag is with me everywhere. Such kind of attractive knitting bag is also love by young students who are searching for dissertation writing services at best educational consultancy of UK Dissertation Help UK on various subject such as business, nursing, marketing, finance - http://www.dissertationhelp.uk/finance-dissertation/ , medicine etc. Thanks for sharing here few things of knitting bag which is prettier and best experience with using this bag for students of our consultancy where I am now providing services as a dissertation tutor.

      Delete
    2. Very attractive blog presented by you on Knitting project bags. I love good quality knitting bag so much. So i am very glad to see guidance of making it in this post. I know some of my students who love to make such kind of stylish bag their own whom I am providing result-driven help on writing medicine personal statement - http://www.personalstatementfolks.co.uk/medicine-personal-statement/ at Personal Statement Folks to getting admission on medical college. So, I am surly share it with them and I know they would be definitely happy after reading guidance of how to make such some stylish bags. Thank you so much for wonderful post.

      Delete
  2. i really likes your blog and You have shared the whole concept really well. and Very beautifully written,
    soulful read! thanks for sharing
    gclub casino
    goldenslot casino
    goldenslot

    ReplyDelete
  3. Create a moment of fun, entertainment.

    G club A gambling site that will provide all gamblers with the gambling choices. Make profits to gamble every single day with selected bets. Always give good returns. The profit is very high. Gambling and betting on the best bet. The return of the lot. Want to bet on real-life bets? Always play betting everywhere.
    By gambling to play it like. Gambling is good. Gambling is a way to fill in and experience gambling in various forms. Get a gambling bet easily. Ready to play live online betting. Live from the real casino. How to play gambling in the gambling at the site by gambling to play it like. To play good luck. It is a bet that will fill in and be exposed to various forms of gambling. To play gambling more easily. Ready to play a realistic online gambling. Live from the real casino. What kind of bets are you betting on? Gclub มือถือ

    ReplyDelete
  4. Online Sports Betting
    Royal1688 It is a game of online gambling. For each gambler to come into contact with the desire to play online games are many. Every customer can come in contact with great satisfaction. Every player has come to the beat with a lot of fun. And the way to place online bets, how to overcome easily. Comes with a solid online gambling. The quality and choice of the casino to play the game to win online matches the wishes of many players. By each player. It can be any type of online roulette game. It all depends on which gambler you have to accomplish with the betting games that you choose for 24 hours with online gambling. Live betting wherever a player bets online from any area is taken care of by professional staff as well. Our entertainment center is also ready to make the risk come to meet the system with a lot of gamers Goldclub Slot

    ReplyDelete
  5. Easy to join together on a regular basis.
    Sbobet The centerpiece of online horoscope entertainment. Let the users to play online games too. To allow the player to play the game to play a lot of online casinos. To all customers have fun games to play a variety of online games and a lot of excitement. Each player has a chance to join in the fun easily.
    More than that, we also have the style of playing online gambling games, and all the overwhelming excitement. Every player has come to touch on the need to play online games in a variety of ways and all the many dances have come to play because of the variety of online games and all the thirst. About playing online games are fun. In order for you to play all the games you have to play on the game to win online at any time. All participants have fun to have fun every day. คาสิโน

    ReplyDelete
  6. Online casino with a service to try.
    บาคาร่าออนไลน์ Online casino site is a site that is famous for its fun. Full casino support. No matter where you are in the world. It can be accessed quickly. It is also a site that has staff to help and advise newcomers or those who are interested in playing 24 hours. In addition, the online casino site has added games and activities. Come on continuously. It is easy to play to get players in all forms, updates are always playing. There are also various types of playing tips. The player to play with fun. The game is transmitted through our online casino site, sharp images without interruption through the Internet. In order to keep the players happy without breaking. In addition, the online games bets on our online casino site. We dare to guarantee that real players pay real money without taking advantage of any player. You just want to try playing gambling games rather than playing time kill games. Can be contacted directly through our website. In addition to the speed and accuracy that can be verified. Our casino site is also one of the top casinos. The country with the most shifting players each day. Please join us at the website. รูบี้888

    ReplyDelete

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...