Everlasting Bagstopper

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When I first saw the pattern for the bagstopper, well I was intrigued. I didn’t particularly like the whole “ribbon” idea (it seemed a bit unfinished to me) but I really like market bags, reusable bags and basically bags in general. I was swayed by the airy feeling the bag had and the hemp-yness of it all. I love hemp, I love the fact that it holds up well, that it’s eco friendly, I just love the stuff.

So Lana and I were picking up the yarn for her very own Clapotis and I saw that there were two skeins of allhemp in the most lovely color (cinnamon) that would go perfectly with some vintage “ribbon” I found thriftstore shopping (the best 75 cents ever). I immidiatly got the allhemp and last night set to work making the bag.

As you can see I’ve just finished it (less than 24 hours that’s a record) and all it needs is the drawstring and closure. I’m totally digging the look and the feel of the bag. In short – yet another reason to love Amy R Singer,because you know knitty just wasn’t enough of one 😉

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About sadieruin

Sadie is an intrepid fibre-file who can be found knitting, spinning, dying, or designing knit patterns when she's not at work. Her sock pattern "Mermaid's Lagoon" can be found in the Summer '09 issue of Knitty.com. Be sure to keep up with her knitting, spinning, dyeing (and occasionally weaving) exploits here.

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