This is what happens when old projects inspire new ideas. The above piece was knit from stash yarn and then felted. It was one of the pieces inspired from what I did with these knitted bags, using Noro and either Lamb's Pride or Rowan. They had quilted and embellished flaps and were quite nice, though I had never gotten around to lining them. They went to shows with me and came home, went to shows, came home. Finally I decided to try to felt them and see what would happen (after removing the fabric flap):
And a detail of the color shift in the Noro on the blue and green bag:
That turned out so well, I decided to see what else I could do, using new (well, stash) yarn and playing around. The results:
Felted cabled bag in the round, off a crocheted base.
Detail of top and view into bag.
More knitty goodness is on the way, but currently I am wrapping up a project proposal so need to send that off. Stay tuned!