Lacy Leaf Satchel
InstructionsPattern can be found in the Summer 2010 "Interweave Knits" magazine. Also, I needed to purchase the mesh canvas and handles online due to their unusual lengths and I could not find them in any knitting and/or craft stores near my home. (mesh canvas is 21.5" long; handles are 12" long). Lastly, take into account the actual dimensions of your finished pieces before cutting the mesh. I didn't do ...
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Type of item: Functional
Style: Retro / Vintage
Berrocco "Love It" (I think they've discontinued this yarn, which makes me sad...); Size 8 dpn & straight; 7-mesh plastic canvas; metal handbag feet; wooden purse handles; 2 yds cotton blend material for the lining; large button
What was your inspiration?
The fabulous variation of patterns plus the pleats were something I've never attempted before. Lastly, once I found the yarn, I fell in love with it...sorry - can't resist when name of the yarn is called "Love It". :-))
What are you most proud of?
That the satchel came out PERFECTLY, in my opinion.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Find a yarn that you love the feel of - it will make the project move along quickly because you are not going to want to put the knitting down!