InstructionsI invented this as a way to learn how to use circular needles and knit in the round. I started with the handle. When it was long enough, I cast on stitches for one side of the bag, then picked up the cast-on end of the handle, then cast on more stitches for the other side of the bag. I then knit in the round until I had about half a ball left. I put stitch markers at 4 even intervals around ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Casual, Romantic
2 x 50g balls of a hand-painted yarn I fell in love with
What was your inspiration?
I loved the yarn, but it was too expensive to buy a lot, and I'd bought a circular needle the same day. I was traveling, had no craft project on hand, and the bag just got invented on the fly as I was playing with my new purchases.
What are you most proud of?
Working out that I could pick up the cast-on edge meant there was no extra making-up to do after I cast off - just weave in the 2 ends and it's done!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Remember felted fabric shrinks more in the row height than width, so make sure your handle isn't too short.