Second Buttonhole Bag Finished

Here is my second attempt at The Buttonhole Bag from Mason-Dixon Knitting. On Tuesday, I actually followed the directions and washed the bag in hot water and rinsed it in cold water, and it came out much better! Unfortunately, it got a little creased in the washing machine, and it doesn’t look like I shaped it very well when I let it dry.

Buttonhole Bag

You can see the difference of using hot water or hot and cold water in the felting process! (These bags were the same size knitted up!)

Buttonhole Bags

I still think I’d like to try making this bag again, but I will make it a little bigger, and I don’t think I will do the side shaping. I just want a bag that goes straight up rather than out and then back in like these 2. And, as you can see, I still need to figure out what I am doing wrong when I pick up stitches from the bottom; the ridge is still on the outside!

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3 thoughts on “Second Buttonhole Bag Finished

  1. That is so pretty! I wan to make another one too! I love your colors! That yarn always creases on me too! :(

    You are really photogenic ~ I posted a picture of you and me from Tuesday night.

    Hope to see you Saturday! I will be there around 10:00 am.

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