Look! I knitted an evening bag!

I’ve just finished this evening bag as a gift for my friend’s brithday. :smiley:

I didn’t have a pattern so I just made it up as I went along but I think it’s turned out OK.

What do you think?

(BTW - I’ve stuffed it with red tissue paper to give it shape in case you’re wondering what the red is inside the bag!)

I knitted it using Sirdar Vegas wool - the photos don’t really show but it is red and black thin yarn with feathers and sparkly red bits attached! My brother described it as “very camp” - not sure why! :wink:

That is FAB! And camp is good! :wink:

Where do you find handles like that, can you get them online?

Great job! xx :XX:

Looks like you did a wonderful job. Such a pretty color too!! :smiley:

I bought the handles in John Lewis but I did search for some online too. If you google for “handbag handles” you should get loads.

I’m in the UK and I found a site called U Handbag http://www.u-handbag.com/ which has loads of fab stuff for making handbags (out of fabric) and they had a nice selection of handles. If you’re in the US there are loads of sites.

Getting the handles centred on the bag took two attempts :frowning: And unpicking the first attempt was no fun!

The bag is gorgeous! Nice work! :thumbsup:

Thanks, Sue! I’m a Brit too - and off to John Lewis in Reading this weekend to have a look! Cheers for the tip :slight_smile:

Great job on the bag - I love it!

Toast King - Reading is where I got mine! They had a few different types but not a massive selection - haven’t tried their website though - they might have some on their - think I’ll check it out when I’ve got a minute.

:smiley: GORGEOUS!!

That is fabulous! How stunning it would look with a simple little black dress and that sparkly bag!

What a cool bag!

What an awesome shape!! It’s a fabulous bag!! :inlove: