Ages ago I emailed the designer of this lovely square, Chris Simon, and asked if she would mind me incorporating her Butterfly Stitch into a bag, the pattern for which I was hoping to share on my little blog. She quickly emailed back to say that she didn't mind at all, for which I was very grateful. Well, that was well before Christmas but this week I decided the time had come to have a go at a project which has been niggling away in my mind for ages.
I wanted to make B a little bag to carry on walks and to the shops. I would like it to go across her body to keep her arms free for important things, like holding my hand and picking up acorns. She wants it to be pink. Last time I made a pilgrimage to Get Knitted I found that they stocked the new King Cole Cotton Soft, which is ideal for projects like this. Happily it will soon be stocked by my LYS as well which is great because I have really enjoyed using it and I do like to support my local shop as much as I can.
This is how far I have got with the little bag...
Tomorrow I will enjoy looking at some more WIPs on Tami's Blog.
A huge thank you for the kind comments about my finished Union Flag Cushion, I am thinking of making some of these in a variety of less traditional colours and in chunky wool to use as floor cushions in the girls' playroom/conservatory. I enjoyed making that one so much! I've also received a couple of blog awards which I have not properly posted about, thank you to the kind givers and I'll make sure I set this right in the next few days.