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This bag is made with a print called 'Garden of the Underworld' by Cecilia Mok featuring moths and beautiful but deadly plants. I partner it with Robert Kaufman's Essex linen in a black, shot with metallic threads that give an overall sparkling green cast. I then add a layer of interfacing to the whole, before adding a layer of fleece for a soft squishiness. The bag is lined with the same Essex Linen and the slip pockets and zip pocket with a green coloured coordinating cotton.
The bag has 2 sets of slip pockets for tips. One is 2.5" / 6.25cm tall and the other is 3.5" / 9cm - perfect for both short and longer tips. Each pocket has 11 slots - 5 for the slimmer tips, 5 for the fatter ones and, finally, a larger slot that you can use for your really chubby tips, or maybe for other notions or tools you like to keep together with your tips. Above the shorter pocket, there's also a generously sized zip pocket, perfect for keys, connectors and end caps to be tucked away safely. You can see the dimensions of the bag in last photo. My roll of DPNs measures 8.5" / 22cm in length and the same in circumference, which will give you a good idea of whether yours will fit into the bag as well as your interchangeables. Please note that the height of the bag allows for storage of standard length tips of 4.5". If your tips are longer, please send me a custom request and I'll make a taller bag for you.
For years, I had my set of interchangeable needle tips, cables and the bits that go with them, in the cheap and nasty flat plastic case they were in when I bought them. I finally decided that it was time to make a proper bag and get organised, which was where the original design for this bag came from. It took me a few attempts to get the bag exactly as I wanted it, with the right features in the right places and everything to the right dimensions, but I'm pretty confident now that my design will work for most knitters. I truthfully didn't intend to be able to keep my roll of DPNs in that bag as well, but I figured that it was an awesome coincidence that they fit in there perfectly and, as I didn't have a proper bag or case for those either at the time, what a win!
I can make one of these bags in most of the fabrics you see in my shop, as long as I have enough of it to hand - just get in touch to check what's possible.
Shipping & delivery
This item will be posted to you by the crimson rabbit within 3 days of receiving payment.
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