Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Olympic inspired Knitted Union Jack Purse

This post came about for a number of reasons:
1.  I like a challenge and wanted to try and knit a union jack
2. Making a purse has been on my to do list for a while
3. And with the Olympic torch visiting our town this week I am feeling quite patriotic!

The challenge started by trying to draw up my own pattern to knit a union jack.  It took two attempts as the first flag was too small for my existing zip.
I then made up the purse using some white cotton fabric and sewed on the knitted union jack.

The result is a rather wobbly union jack but somewhere to keep my gold, silver and bronze!

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