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A friend asked if I could make a pretty pink and blue freeform scrumble handbag for an aunt. Not sure if this is what she had in mind but sometimes the scrumbles take over and you don’t end up with what you envisaged.

Using Prudence Mapstone’s books for inspiration

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An eclectic mix this week, a few more Desert Rose Designs bandana bibs, (yay for free internet patterns). A¬†cross over shoulder Matelot jersey pattern from the third, ‘Sublime’ book and to finish off, another scrumble handbag with a black theme, thanks Prudence Mapstone for the ideas.

Bandana Bib from Desert Rose Designs

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Scrumble handbag

Scrumbles are little knitting or crochet motifs which get joined up, in this case to form a handbag. Prudence Mapstone has a great website which explains it in detail.

Side one of the freeform knitted handbag

Side two, lots of 'scrumbles' stitched to a hessian bag shape and then lined.

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Pink Cardi and Orange Handbag

During our week’s holiday we met our friend’s 8 week old baby. Nefsie is so cute and the pink cardigan looked perfect on her – even if she didn’t look too thrilled about making a fashion statement.

Nefsie checking out her toes!

Nefsie with her Dad, lookin' great in pink!

While on holiday the freeform scrumbles grew in number until I had enough to put together another handbag. Voila! an amber toned handbag (or orange to be more honest).

Free form knitted & crocheted handbag

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