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Crotchet and a (bit of a) bag review

My Kildalton cardigan is coming along, nicely but it is big, and lives in a big bag, and has three charts.I can cram it into my bicycle pannier, but it's only worth doing it I have significant knitting time.


I wanted a small project that I could throw in a small bag just in case. In case of what, you may ask? In case I get stuck in a lift, and get unexpected knitting time. Or for when I'm going out for coffee with my boss, or I'm in the waiting room at the physio. Enough time to get a bit done, but not worth carrying around a huge cardigan, opening a chart, starting a long row. So I cast on for a kippah. I'm planning on making three of these as channukah gifts - two in black and red for my brother and nephew (it's Essendon football team colours) and one in multi coloured self striping for my father. I finished the first one during the week. Here it is, in need of a good blocking! I've ordered a polystyrene head because I think that's going to be the best way to block these, so proper photos when that is done.

It is certainly small small - it fits into the Jojo and Co notions bag that I bought when I bought my big bag. Somewhat to my surprise I love, love, love this tiny bag. I wasn't sure what I bought it for, but it's so nice. I've got two more kippot to make before mid December, but I'm going to knit a hat next, to give me a chance to try out the full size Joji bag.

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