Friday, January 4, 2013
Finished knit bag
Overall, I'm fairly pleased with it though it has a few composition problems. It's too long for one thing, and something about the color transitions bugs me. It looks better in photographs than in person. Possibly the problem is just that I had the wrong shade of green. Whatever, it's not that bad and I don't think it will annoy anyone other than me. I've already started another bag in wool, just to use up some of the wool I already have, and get a little more complex colorwork practice in before I jump into the silk or cotton. Since the fine silks the original relic bags were knit with is so expensive, I'm thinking I may do one or two with pearl cotton first, or maybe bamboo, as practice, before I invest in lots of expensive silk. We'll see, I have other things to get done before I get to that.