Happy Fourth of July!
Completely unpatriotic post to follow as we haven't done any celebrating yet. Hopefully I will have some photos to share tomorrow.
Projects::Knitting and Color week::Yellow
The clutch was supposed to be a zippered pouch.
I sat down one afternoon while hanging out with my friend Jodi and knit up a cabled rectangle. I made it up as I went along so I am not sure if I can recreate it or not. Anyhow, fast forward to the part where I want to line the pouch and put in the zipper. Um, big problem. I didn't think that to line it and put in a zipper, the knitted piece would need to be two pieces instead of one. I tried it anyhow - I made a double lining and put the zipper in. Crap, I tell you! I ripped the zipper out and tore the lining apart and threw it to the side. Then it hit me - a flap! I grabbed the needles, picked up some stitches and knit the flap complete with button hole. I finished it up by reworking the half of the original lining and hand sewing it in. And you know what? I like much more than I would have liked the zippered version. Cristina likes it, too - phew!
Hope you have a nice holiday!