So, unfortunately my good bud Nicole is moving back home to Philadelphia next week. Although I've known this was coming for a while, I am pretty sad about this. Not only was she a good friend to me and a great auntie for Olivia, she was a fellow knitter! And over here at least, finding someone under the age of 70 who knits is a rarity. I never would have had the courage to try a cardigan if it wasn't for her. (She has also been my Downton Abbey buddy for two years! Who am I going to watch it with now… my husband??)
So besides chipping in for a nice big Amazon gift certificate with the other expat gals, I wanted to make her a little something that would keep me in her thoughts, especially when she pulls out her knitting needles. I decided a few project bags would do the job.
I had a lot of fun looking through my stash to find coordinating fabrics. After a quick run to the merceria, I had matching cotton twill!
First I did two with some beautiful AMH Field Study.
Then I made one for myself.
Then I had to make two small ones for my daughter and my friend's daughter.
I got the idea from this tutorial but also watched this very helpful video. I don't think I'm done making these bags yet, but I'm going to keep that under my hat for right now.
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