Tuesday, November 07, 2006
Grocery bag button-hole bag
I really have Splindarella to thank for the idea for this project. I used grocery bags for the buttonhole bag pattern- very meta. I used it for the first time this weekend and am very surprised at the weight of the bag itself and the strength of it. I orignially planned to line it, but the logisitics baffled me so I let it go. I am quite thrilled with the result and plan to do more with different color bags. I think they will make good (cheap) gifts for the holidays, provided the giftees have a sense of humor!
Maybe the black and gold theme will encourage the Steelers to save their season!
Its whimsical to knit bags from carrier bags, isn't it ... you clearly had fun :)
Wish we had black bags here. I would try this project. Love it.
My grocery stores use white and yellow bags, and I have some blue bags I got from my mom, and there is a chinese restaurant that uses red (!!!) bags for delivery. The next bag-bag will make use of this varied stash!
Happy knitting :)