pansylane's projects
Fall Rainbow Bag
Finished
September 18, 2011
October 20, 2011
Project info
Fall Rainbow Bag
Alluvia by Allison Haas
Knitting
me
Needles & yarn
US 8 - 5.0 mm
Knit Picks Palette
Notes

Looooooooove this bag!

I used Knit Picks Palette instead of the recommended WotA. When I used this pattern earlier this year to make a bag for my Mom, I used a mixture of WotA and Palette and MUCH preferred the way Palette felted. I think it’s just a personal preference, though. WotA tends to felt stiffer and draw up a bit more, whereas Palette is a little more delicate. The result was a kind of loose, casually-felted tote bag, instead of a more structured purse, which is exactly what I wanted.

I did hold the yarn double on the bottom because I was worried about it not being strong enough, but I probably wouldn’t do that again. The bottom didn’t really felt and I couldn’t leave it in any longer for fear of the ruffles shrinking into wobbly strips.

viewed 823 times | helped 5 people
Finished
September 18, 2011
October 20, 2011
About this pattern
121 projects, in 246 queues
pansylane's overall rating
pansylane's clarity rating
pansylane's difficulty rating
About this yarn
by Knit Picks
Fingering
100% Wool
231 yards / 50 grams

74661 projects

stashed 115014 times

pansylane's star rating
  • Project created: September 18, 2011
  • Finished: October 27, 2011
  • Updated: June 26, 2018
  • Progress updates: 4 updates