Knit 'N' Felt Bags: 20 Quick-and-Easy Embellished Bags
Title: Knit 'N' Felt Bags: 20 Quick-and-Easy Embellished Bags
Author: Bev Beattie
CRAFTS KNIT BEA
Provides instructions for creating a variety of knitted and felt handbags to suit every taste and style.
With clear, simple instructions perfect for beginning and experienced knitters alike, this handy, fun reference offers three fundamental bag patterns that can be adapted in a variety of ways. Taking knitters step-by-step and start-to-finish—beginning with how to knit the purses, then how to felt them, and ultimately how to embellish them with buttons, beads, weaving, needle-felting, and embroidery—this guide is perfect for personalizing accessories, either to match individual personalities or even outfits. Tips for circular and double-pointed needles make the bags appear seamless, giving them a professional finish, as dropped stitches disappear under forgiving felt techniques. Both stylish and sturdy, these purses are perfect for crafters looking for new ways to explore their creativity or for those new to knitting and felting yarn.