04 July 2008

Silver envelope bag and headband



In a week I am attending a wedding. I have my black dress and my black shoes. I like how my dress and shoes go with silver jewelry and I wanted to go little further with this look and thought that maybe it would be a good idea if I had some kind of envelope bag that was knitted or crocheted with silver-metallic thread. I started crocheting but somehow my bag didn’t seem elegant enough and I ripped it off. Then tried knitting it and BINGO! There it is my silver envelope bag!



It was really a simple knit, because I knitted an ordinary swatch (remember, I am still a beginner knitter, I am not able to knit lace patterns and knitting is still a complex process for me). In the knitting process I used my old cheap envelope bag to measure the length and thought how it would be a lot easier to sew the swatch to the bag and skip the process of lining it. It turned out pretty well, I like to think so. 



Lately, I have been obsessed with headbands. I think that they go well with my new haircut. This headband is made from cotton and it will be good for summer beach walks. I used the pattern for Beroco’s Baltic Scarf and altered in order to make it less wide.



I find this pattern very easy and have used it a lot for the past year. I made two scarfs and a lot of bookmarks that I gave away as presents.

11 comments:

misha said...

Wow! The purse is really glamorous! A lot like something from Sex and the City.

Klina Kloen said...

The purse is very stylish indeed, it doesn't need any fancy stitches with that lovely silvery yarn. And the headband is great, I really like them too as they are so quick and easy to knit and make great gifts.

cashmerecafe said...

Torbica igleda super. Mislim, da je srebrna nit dovoljna da napravi odličan utisak - neka muštra mogla bi pokvariti eleganciju, jer je nit sama po sebi dovoljno zanimljiva.

Kathleen said...

The little silver clutch bag is very elegant and very retro. You must really feel as if your knitting is coming on. I must tell you that when I had only been knitting for a little while, my stitches were nowhere near as neat and even as yours. x K

DEA said...

Mrak torbica!

Amber Drew & Silas said...

The bag is lovely--perfect for an event like a wedding. And the headband compliments your haircut perfectly!

Lorna said...

Daleko si ti već od početnice, draga moje!!!! Sjajna torbica :)))))
BTW, nije Zagreb na kraju svijeta!

zana said...

Super je torbica, jako eleganta, za posebne prilike i zaista ne izgleda da si početnik.

romantales said...

Torbicu si savršeno napravila, a i tvoj izbor sandala mi se vrlo dopada, iako s godinama sve manje i manje nosim visoku petu.
Uvjerena sam da ćeš biti među elegantnijim gošćama na tom vjenčanju.

Suzana said...

Zar ja nisam ovdje ostavila komentar? A bila sam sigurna da jesam. Jako elegantna i torbica i sandale, bas mi se dopada kako sit o uklopila i kako si napravila torbicu!

ljerka said...

Meni njue torba cool i fakat ne treba neka mustra.U životu sam naučila da su najjednostavnije stvari najljepše.Srebrna torbica i crno idu skup i dobro si napravila.Čitamo se LJerka!