This bag is meant to keep you mindful about your knitting.... The lotus is one of the eight auspicious symbols of Buddhism, and specifically, the red lotus symbolizes love, compassion, passion, activity and all the qualities of the heart. A bit like knitting, if you ask me!
Shannon Okey is a designer and knitting book publisher. You can find her online almost everywhere as 'knitgrrl,' including her website knitgrrl.com. Join her mailing list there for pattern discounts, updates and more!