Monday, 15 February 2010

Heathery felted bag - SOLD

This bag was made using yarns in various heathery shades of brown - gingery and chocolatey browns and pale coffee - greens and teal, purple and wine. The colours are mixed by combining different yarns, a bit like mixing paints really.

The bag was knitted by hand and then felted in the washing machine - theres a post on how to do this here, which also has a link to the website where I got the pattern which I adapted for this bag.

There are 2 little pockets on the outside, one on each end - knitted and felted as part of the bag

and suitable for a mobile phone, or tickets or... other little things...

The bag is finished by hand and lined with vintage fabric - a lovely tie-dyed piece of cotton which shades from pale to darker purple - and there is are 2 internal pockets in the lining.

The bag fastens closed with a vintage button:

The measurements are: about 13.5inches/34cm across, measured flat, and 11.5 inches/29cm from the top edge to the base. The base is 4 inches/10.5cm by11.5 inches/29cm.

The handles are 32.5inches / 82.5 cm long.

The auction begins at 9am on , and will end at 9pm on Sunday , New York time. The highest bidder at that time will win.

Bids start at $40 please.

Postage would be: UK - $3.45 (1st class); Europe - $5 airmail; Worldwide outside Europe - $8.50 airmail, $4.90 surface mail.
Airmail should arrive worldwide from the UK in 3-5 days, surface mail can take from 6 weeks, though is sometimes quicker.

To bid on this item, please click on “PLACE YOUR BID” at the end of this post. Please bid in US dollars $ - there is a currency converter to the right-hand side of this description, you might need to scroll down a little.

You don’t have to be a blogger to bid and you don't need a password or log-in. There are more instructions on bidding and payment to the right-hand side of this post where you will also find a time-zone converter.

We also welcome comments in the "Place your bid" box, even if you don't want to bid!

If you are the winning bidder on this item, please email us after the auction ends at - or, leave your email address in the comments/bidding section.
We will then contact you about payment and mailing.
Please click here for our terms and conditions, and returns information.
And if you have any queries, email us (as above) or leave your question in the comments.


  1. Could a bid of less than $40. be considered please? :}

  2. well, oh all right then.
    i'm trying to nudge our prices a bit closer to what people pay for similar items on Etsy.
    But I have up to now been starting these bags at $35, so would accept bids from that price.

  3. I have the blue version of this bag and I absolutely love it. A great buy for anyone. Dizzy

  4. Thanks! $35. [US dollars]

  5. I wish to retract my bid.
    Thank You

  6. oh, sorry 'bout that Alice. maybe some other time.


  7. If you would accept a U.S. postal money order sent to your U.S. contact, I could still try to bid on this bag. I do not have a paypal account, that is why I am wavering. After your payment is received then the bag could be mailed to me, if I was ever so fortunate as to succeed at this. A little longer to complete the transaction, but wonderful for each of us!!!
    Hopefully Alice :0)

  8. P.S. If the above terms are acceptable I would like to proceed with a bid of $35. USD. If not thank for your patience.

  9. $35. U.S. PLEASE!!!!

  10. Hi Alice - yes, don't worry, the bag is yours! I was in bed asleep when the auction ended, so sorry I couldn't respond to you immediately!

    Could you email me at - or leave your email address here and I will email you. Then we can sort out the best payment method for you.