Sunday, August 11, 2013
Pretty Summer Bag
So--after last time's somewhat hideous alien-emerging post (why does it remind me of a David Bowie movie?)--I felt the need to post something pretty. So here it is!
I am so happy with the way this crocheted bag came out--so summer-y. You know, I never really know quite how something is going to turn out in the end. I have a difficult time with color. That's probably the most difficult part for me, and color choices can really influence the outcome of a project.
Today I just ordered yarn on-line for the first time ever so that I can make a bag for fall--figuring if I get working on it now, it may be done by September! I would rather support my local yarn shop, but their choices are so limited. The weight I want is not in the colors I want, or the colors are not in the weight. How many times have I bought yarn there on a whim and then had to continue hunting for the yarn I actually needed for my planned project? This must be a common problem. I end up with lots of odds and ends of yarn.
When I finished this bag, my son's comment was, "Oh that's one of those bags that a guy carries over his shoulder on the end of a stick!" Well, yes, I guess it is!