Mo Knits

She also gardens, bakes, reads and exercises. But mostly Mo Knits.

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Needle Felted Messenger Bag

I finally completed the knitting portion of my messenger bag. It looks great. I felted and blocked it yesterday morning. It’s still damp this morning, so I set it outside on the patio table where it will hopefully finish drying today.

Now I’m thingking about what to do with it from this point. I was going to duplicate stitch embroider the bag, but Betty, a friend in my a.m. knitting group brought in a beautuful book of felting projects, and now I’m inspired to needle felt it. Annlisa in my p.m. knitting group has encouraged me to think about keeping it for myself, and I think I will. It’s my first large project, and it is very pretty. It will be an inspiration to see it filled with my knitting projects in the coming years.


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Well, the big plan for Halloween: Rachael is throwing her first high school party. It’s on the evening of Saturday October 25th, and we’re a little nervous!

I would love it if she was better at planning small details, but she’s more of a broad strokes visionary. So I have no idea what is to happen at this party other than she’s invited about 30 people. Interesting. We’ll see how it goes.