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The Beachcomber Bag

The Birth of a Pattern. The Beachcomber Bag pattern has been out for about 2 weeks now, and I can't tell you how exciting it is to see those of you who have purchased it making up your own bags and taking them on your adventures. I thought this might be a good place, to back up a few paces and tell you how this guy came to be. 

Back in the early spring, as Paige and I were preparing for The NJ Wool Walk, we were delighted to receive the shop's custom colorway. It was a gorgeous skein called Seaglass, dyed by the lovely and talented ladies at Legacy Fiber Artz. It was beachy - with sandy tones and the pops of color you would find in the seaglass along the Jersey Shore. I was immediately inspired to design a bag around the yarn and have them ready for the Walk. 

Enter our friend, Mike, who had gifted me several bags of Hawaiian shirts that he no longer wanted/needed. They had been sitting in my studio for about a year, waiting for the right project to come along. This was it. By…

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