Custom knitting bags… for me?! :)

Guess what lovely surprise arrived for me in the mail the other day? These amazing handmade project bags!

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My mom is an accomplished patternmaker, designer, and sewer (she even has a degree in design!), and she sewed me up these two awesome bags. What a special gift, eh?! She saw some bags at a knitting marketplace recently, and then noticed these two fabrics in a fabric store, and came up with these – her own design!

They’re both fully lined (each with the opposite fabric from the other bag! So cool!), and have a great toggle attachment as well as a handle.

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I am so excited to use them. I never seem to have enough project bags, and I end up stashing WIPs in my closet in a messy pile (so that my cat can’t get into the yarn, it HAS to be put away at all times. She is sneaky. She ate a huge piece of ribbon recently, which was both extremely scary and very dangerous. Cat health is my #1 priority, and yarn security is also important!)

As you can see, SOMEBODY thought the bags were actually for her… incorrect!

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I’m already storing my greeny-gold Cold Mountain in the smaller bag, and deciding which project will get the honour of living in the larger bag! Very much looking forward to carrying these around town with me :) THANKS MOM!

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6 thoughts on “Custom knitting bags… for me?! :)

  1. How exciting to get new project bags–especially those made specifically for you by a loving Mother!! Kitty looks quite happy in there.

  2. Very cool! I have an addiction to project bags – I buy all of mine from three bags full studio on etsy – how nice that your mom made these for you!!! MNZ – what a smart kitty you are – just checking it all out for your mama right?? I have to secure my knitting all up from the kitties too – just in case…..

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