I was in a Be Awesome swap a while back where our challenge was to create one awesome thing for our partners. I decided to make this felted bag because I think it's awesome!
I used this felted stained glass bag pattern and one of my favorite yarns, Noro. It was so fun to work this project and see how the colors of the yarn changed from one beautiful shade to the next.
Once I got the rhythm of the pattern down, it was pretty easy - just a bit time consuming. The biggest challenge I had was with the hundreds of yarn ends that you end up with!!
Here are some in-progress shots.
It's always a little scary to throw something you've worked on for hours and hour into the washing machine for felting. Fortunately, it came out even prettier than it went in!
After washing, the bag sat on a mold (made of a soup pot and plastic bags) for a few days to take shape. I added felted i-cord straps and lined the bag with a black cotton fabric.
Thanks for looking!