Instructables: exploring - living - yarn - felted - bag http://www.instructables.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:24:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 Felted Totes http://www.instructables.com/id/Felted-Totes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/760K/H1DVMH7E/F7G760KH1DVMH7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/760K/H1DVMH7E/F7G760KH1DVMH7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/760K/H1DVMH7E/F7G760KH1DVMH7E.SMALL.jpg craftydabbler Two felted purses I made this year.  They are both lined, with a piece of plastic canvas in the bottom (under the lining) to help maintain the structure. I used Patons wool yarn for the body and handles, Lions Brand homespun for the crocheted scalloped edging, and eyelash yarn. 4-24-12 updated: I...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:34:56 PDT
How to felt a knitted piece http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-felt-a-knitted-piece/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2008 19:02:13 PDT
Weekender Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Weekender-Bag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/DFGK/FCEIIUK3/FU9DFGKFCEIIUK3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/DFGK/FCEIIUK3/FU9DFGKFCEIIUK3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/DFGK/FCEIIUK3/FU9DFGKFCEIIUK3.SMALL.jpg pfeilte This over-sized and roomy felted tote is perfect catch-all for a weekend trip or day bag. Drawstring bag features grommets, ruffled finished top and a convenient over-the-shoulder straps. Bag is hand knitted with Lion Brand Wool and embellished with bits from the scrap box. As a novice knitter, ...
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Fri, 8 Feb 2008 07:02:02 PST
Juicy Cherry Red felted bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Juicy-Cherry-Red-felted-bag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/07EK/FC2BTSDW/FUE07EKFC2BTSDW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/07EK/FC2BTSDW/FUE07EKFC2BTSDW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/07EK/FC2BTSDW/FUE07EKFC2BTSDW.SMALL.jpg knitterchic My first try at felting(on purpose!) I crocheted the bag at a fairly loose tension, then put it in a mesh bag in the washing machine on HOT water, cold rinse .I did use laundry detergent and added a pair of old jeans for balance. Then, when satisfied with the appearance of the felt, I let it air ...
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Tue, 5 Feb 2008 11:17:46 PST
farmers' market tote http://www.instructables.com/id/farmers-market-tote/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/28O3/FC17RFUA/FPQ28O3FC17RFUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/28O3/FC17RFUA/FPQ28O3FC17RFUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/28O3/FC17RFUA/FPQ28O3FC17RFUA.SMALL.jpg bacone this is a fairly big bag and can be made with stripes or solid colored with needle-felting. i used size 13, 24 inch circular needles, slipping a stitch at the corners to make a more defined side. once felted, i used needle felting tools to make a design on the front.
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Wed, 30 Jan 2008 10:39:35 PST
all in one http://www.instructables.com/id/all-in-one/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/RTS2/FB7FBZWN/FO8RTS2FB7FBZWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/RTS2/FB7FBZWN/FO8RTS2FB7FBZWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/RTS2/FB7FBZWN/FO8RTS2FB7FBZWN.SMALL.jpg bacone this bag is knit on size US15 circular needles (24 inch). i used galway chunky gray wool, cascade worsted weight pink wool, and bernat bling bling novelty yarn. this is a bigger bag (approximately 13 1/2X11 1/2 inches finished). the flower addition is optional.
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 11:55:07 PST
all-squares http://www.instructables.com/id/all-squares/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/T1C7/FB7FBZUH/FLBT1C7FB7FBZUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/T1C7/FB7FBZUH/FLBT1C7FB7FBZUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/T1C7/FB7FBZUH/FLBT1C7FB7FBZUH.SMALL.jpg bacone this little bag is knit on size US15 circular needles (16 inch) and is super cute! i used patons worsted weight red wool with red colorlash novelty yarn.
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 11:42:31 PST
gray flannel http://www.instructables.com/id/gray-flannel/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/PPO6/FB7FBZTX/FMYPPO6FB7FBZTX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/PPO6/FB7FBZTX/FMYPPO6FB7FBZTX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/PPO6/FB7FBZTX/FMYPPO6FB7FBZTX.SMALL.jpg bacone this bag is knit on size US15 circular needles (16 inch). i used patons denim and patons denim marl worsted weight wool yarn. it is a super cute, smaller purse with button closure.
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 11:29:37 PST
the lady bug http://www.instructables.com/id/the-lady-bug/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/9ZDS/FB7FBZSR/FIW9ZDSFB7FBZSR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/9ZDS/FB7FBZSR/FIW9ZDSFB7FBZSR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/9ZDS/FB7FBZSR/FIW9ZDSFB7FBZSR.SMALL.jpg bacone this purse is knit on size US 15 circular needles (16 inches). the original pattern has knit handles as well, but i used plastic ones. the yarn used was galway chunky pink wool and patons worsted weight brown wool. the pattern calls for beads to be knit in as the purse is made. however, after fe...
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 11:21:06 PST
banana hobo bag http://www.instructables.com/id/banana-hobo-bag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/6M6B/FB7FBZQW/FVE6M6BFB7FBZQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/6M6B/FB7FBZQW/FVE6M6BFB7FBZQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/6M6B/FB7FBZQW/FVE6M6BFB7FBZQW.SMALL.jpg bacone this bag is made on size US15 circular needles (29 inches). the original pattern has knit/felted handles, but i used knit/felted tabs to connect a chain handle. the yarn used was galway chunky gray wool and rowan big wool pink.
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 11:13:35 PST
vintage bubble bag http://www.instructables.com/id/vintage-bubble-bag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/XFEU/FB7FBZQ4/FAYXFEUFB7FBZQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/XFEU/FB7FBZQ4/FAYXFEUFB7FBZQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/XFEU/FB7FBZQ4/FAYXFEUFB7FBZQ4.SMALL.jpg bacone this bag is made on size US15 circular needles (24 inch). it is a pretty easy and fast bag to knit. i used manos del uruguay pink wool with paradise novelty yarn.
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 10:56:45 PST
spring fling bag http://www.instructables.com/id/spring-fling-bag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/6KYE/FB7FBZPH/F226KYEFB7FBZPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/6KYE/FB7FBZPH/F226KYEFB7FBZPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/6KYE/FB7FBZPH/F226KYEFB7FBZPH.SMALL.jpg bacone this bag is made on size 10 1/2 circular needles (24 inch). i used patons wool royal purple with stripes of patons twister. you can also use novelty yarn in the entire bag body, not just stripes. this is a bigger bag (approximately 14X12 inches finished).
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 10:47:11 PST
crayon box felted purse http://www.instructables.com/id/crayon-box-felted-purse/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/S505/FB7FBZOB/FI7S505FB7FBZOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/S505/FB7FBZOB/FI7S505FB7FBZOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/S505/FB7FBZOB/FI7S505FB7FBZOB.SMALL.jpg bacone this purse is made on straight US9 needles. it is made in pieces and then sewn together. i used a boxed kit of wool yarn, but any wool would work (variegated is best).
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 10:35:54 PST
french market bag http://www.instructables.com/id/french-market-bag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/0UWR/FB7FBZK4/FDZ0UWRFB7FBZK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/0UWR/FB7FBZK4/FDZ0UWRFB7FBZK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/0UWR/FB7FBZK4/FDZ0UWRFB7FBZK4.SMALL.jpg bacone this bag is made on 32 inch circular needles, size US7. i used patons wool gray and then i needle- felted the bag with yarn scraps. it is a very open bag, useful for carrying knitting or crafts.
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 10:35:02 PST
joseph collection purse (purse of many colors) http://www.instructables.com/id/joseph-collection-purse-purse-of-many-colors/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/C4Z0/FB7FBZNC/FBOC4Z0FB7FBZNC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/C4Z0/FB7FBZNC/FBOC4Z0FB7FBZNC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/C4Z0/FB7FBZNC/FBOC4Z0FB7FBZNC.SMALL.jpg bacone this bag is made on straight needles, US8-10, depending on your preference. wool and novelty scraps are used; it is made in strips and then sewn together. after it is in one piece, a ruffle is added to the top to pull it together. any handles can be attached, but fun beaded ones are the best!
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 10:21:49 PST
emma bag http://www.instructables.com/id/emma-bag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/8WYT/FB7FBZLW/FOV8WYTFB7FBZLW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/8WYT/FB7FBZLW/FOV8WYTFB7FBZLW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/8WYT/FB7FBZLW/FOV8WYTFB7FBZLW.SMALL.jpg bacone this bag is knit on 29 inch circular needles, size US 11. i used patons wool red with sensations thick 'n thin.
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 10:01:20 PST
moda dea felted bag http://www.instructables.com/id/moda-dea-felted-bag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/IUWT/FB7FBZL8/F50IUWTFB7FBZL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/IUWT/FB7FBZL8/F50IUWTFB7FBZL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/IUWT/FB7FBZL8/F50IUWTFB7FBZL8.SMALL.jpg bacone this purse is made on 24 inch circular needles, size US10 and US11. i used moda dea cartwheel raspberries and finished it off with a pink variegated ribbon.
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 09:49:29 PST
blue sophie bag http://www.instructables.com/id/blue-sophie-bag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/N8MP/FB7FBZHR/FFNN8MPFB7FBZHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/N8MP/FB7FBZHR/FFNN8MPFB7FBZHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/N8MP/FB7FBZHR/FFNN8MPFB7FBZHR.SMALL.jpg bacone this is a cute purse that only takes one ball of yarn! it is made on 16 inch circular needles, size US10 1/2. i used patons wool too teal with moda dea cheri. the twisted handles are the best detail!
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 09:10:06 PST
purple sophie bag http://www.instructables.com/id/purple-sophie-bag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/97Q0/FB7FBZGT/FUZ97Q0FB7FBZGT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/97Q0/FB7FBZGT/FUZ97Q0FB7FBZGT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/97Q0/FB7FBZGT/FUZ97Q0FB7FBZGT.SMALL.jpg bacone this is a cute purse that only takes one ball of yarn! it is made on 16 inch circular needles, size US10 1/2. i used patons wool gray with novelty yarn. the twisted handles are the best detail!
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 08:54:56 PST
sophie bag http://www.instructables.com/id/sophie-bag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/HOT8/FB7FBZG1/FZOHOT8FB7FBZG1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/HOT8/FB7FBZG1/FZOHOT8FB7FBZG1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/HOT8/FB7FBZG1/FZOHOT8FB7FBZG1.SMALL.jpg bacone this is a cute purse that only takes one ball of yarn! it is made on 16 inch circular needles, size US10 1/2. i used patons wool yellow. the twisted handles are the best detail!
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 08:42:21 PST
the flaps purse http://www.instructables.com/id/the-flaps-purse/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/Z21V/FB7FBZEV/FIOZ21VFB7FBZEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/Z21V/FB7FBZEV/FIOZ21VFB7FBZEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/Z21V/FB7FBZEV/FIOZ21VFB7FBZEV.SMALL.jpg bacone this purse is made on size US10 straight needles. the front and back are knit separately and then sewn together. i used patons wool paprika and patons wool natural. after felting the bag, i needle felted on the stripe.
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 08:33:00 PST
the pink lady http://www.instructables.com/id/the-pink-lady/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/FPBO/FB7FBZDB/FXBFPBOFB7FBZDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/FPBO/FB7FBZDB/FXBFPBOFB7FBZDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/FPBO/FB7FBZDB/FXBFPBOFB7FBZDB.SMALL.jpg bacone this is an easy-to-knit, great-to-gift bag! you can make it in about a day. i used patons wool regency and needle felted with patons wool too teal. i also found the perfect button!
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 08:14:01 PST
the lucy bag http://www.instructables.com/id/the-lucy-bag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/LKOG/FB7FBZC4/FGKLKOGFB7FBZC4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/LKOG/FB7FBZC4/FGKLKOGFB7FBZC4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/LKOG/FB7FBZC4/FGKLKOGFB7FBZC4.SMALL.jpg bacone i made this bag using moda dea cartwheel raspberries and galway chunky pink. it was felted and i then used variegated yarn to needlefelt the design. my favorite part is the handles!
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Sat, 12 Jan 2008 07:51:26 PST