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Monday, February 26, 2007

Ginormous Knitting

Can you even believe how gigantic the first side of my wobbly tote is? Has anyone else knit this and what did yours look like? I'm knitting at the gauge listed so I assume it's the size it's supposed to be. I'm thinking of mixing up the accent colors for the second side, any suggestions?
Ginormous Wobbly Side 1
Ninety pound dog added for scale. :-)

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Blogger Beth said...

I *love* those colors together - honestly, I wouldn't change a thing.

10:04 PM, February 26, 2007  
Blogger renee said...

Love it! I think the colors look fantastic. I made a Wobbly Tote with Lamb's Pride Bulky and it's HUGE! I saw Jeanne's at the State Fair and I'd guess hers is at least 1/3 if not 1/2 smaller than mine.

1:00 AM, February 27, 2007  
Blogger Lorraine said...

Love the colors! Are you just changing color placement or the actual colors? How much length/width by percentage will it lose when felted? It seems like it will be a great size when done, if you like roomy totes.

7:58 AM, February 27, 2007  
Anonymous Miss T said...

Fabulous colors!

8:46 AM, February 27, 2007  
Blogger Debra said...

Renee's tote was huge! (but great)

What a fun project. Definetly mix up those colors-- you might want to pick a central color (say, hot pink this time) for the largest part of the largest circle, then chose the coordinating circle colors organically-- as they come to you.

Your dog is beautiful! How old is he/she?

8:54 AM, February 27, 2007  
Blogger Carrie said...

Thanks for all your kudos on my wobbly!

Lorraine: I was thinking of just changing color placement. I'm not sure what the percentage of shrinkage will be, I didn't knit & felt a swatch.

Debra: Casey just turned 9 at the beginning of Feb.

3:20 PM, February 27, 2007  
Blogger Kelly said...

All the other totes I have seen were just huge before felted. I bet it will turn our perfect!

2:03 PM, February 28, 2007  
Blogger WhitKnits said...

Mine was big enough to slip the handle over my neck and be a dress! LOL. I love the colors you chose. Good luck in the felting process!

9:06 PM, March 03, 2007  

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