These are the last two Noni patterns that I have for you Noni fans or those who want to try a Noni patterns.  I want to thank Noni for her generosity in allowing us to have all these beautiful patterns to give to our readers.  As I said before, each pattern is a work of art in itself and something you will want to add to your knitting and felting library. Good luck to all of you. This will be another random drawing giveaway and it will run from December 13th through December 20th. Simply leave a remark in the comment area saying “enter me”.  Keep checking back to craft gossip felting for more giveaways. I have a wonderful book on knitting and felting from Interweave Press and I’m sure there will be other fun giveaways coming soon. Check out Noni’s latest patterns. 

Adventure Bags (No. 112)

Because these bags are unstructured, they must be worn like garments – they come alive on the body. The soft drape of each bag makes it relaxed enough to travel with you on any adventure, from the urban landscape, to a long anticipated evening out, to a spontaneous jaunt for a long weekend.

These bags are all very simple in their basic construction. Perfect for the beginning to experienced knitter. The only challenge, besides not being scared of how huge the Weekend Adventure bag is before you felt it, is putting the zipper in well, The pattern, however, includes detailed instructions, so don’t let the zipper closure scare you away. You will love wearing these bags!

Shirley Poppies (No. 212)

Shirley Poppies (Papaver rhoeas) are flowers that are as tenacious as they are delicate. They will start to grow in winter, even as there is snow or frost still on the ground. When the weather warms, the poppy plants begin to grow quickly and by late may they are covered with blooms: white with red tips, red with pink centers, pink with yellow centers. . . the combinations are many and all of them are beautiful. Their petals are soft as silk and more delicate than the finest gauzy tissue cottons. They withstand so much yet hate to be picked, wilting quickly.

This pattern allows the intrepid knitter to bring the beauty of the Shirley Poppy inside to stay. I have replicated in this pattern some of my favorite poppy color combinations as well as their buds and seed pods to that you might make a bouquet that is as wild and wonderful as the poppies in the garden.

By Linda Lanese




Comments

28 Comments so far

  1. Whitney on December 13, 2008 4:24 pm

    Enter Me!! Love the poppies!!

  2. Nicole on December 13, 2008 4:24 pm

    I would love to be entered!! thanks!

  3. Limor on December 13, 2008 6:18 pm

    I would love to with either of these patterns. They’re both amazing.

  4. Jessi on December 14, 2008 12:08 am

    Please enter me I love the adventure bags!

  5. Mary Preston on December 14, 2008 4:15 am

    Fabulous bags. Yes please!!

  6. Denese on December 14, 2008 6:26 am

    Enter me, please. I love the poppies!

  7. Deb on December 14, 2008 8:33 am

    enter me, pretty please = } Thanks for the fantabulous giveaway!

  8. Kat on December 14, 2008 1:54 pm

    I love Noni patterns. These last 2 are ones that I need. I love them both. Enter me!! :)

  9. lo on December 14, 2008 2:14 pm

    Enter me!!

  10. Turtle on December 14, 2008 6:23 pm

    thank you linda and noni for your generosity and time! i sooo love the adventure bags! Please enter me! (excited: it snowed!!)

  11. Janice on December 14, 2008 7:05 pm

    enter me… I love those bags!

  12. Carmen Isaacs on December 15, 2008 3:16 am

    I love the bag, please enter me thanks.

  13. Gigi on December 15, 2008 7:18 am

    Enter me…love the bag!

  14. Darcy Watts on December 15, 2008 9:10 am

    Sign me up love me some noni;)Hugs Darcy

  15. edina on December 15, 2008 10:33 am

    Please enter me – thanks!

  16. Janet Briggs on December 15, 2008 11:15 am

    PLEASE ENTER ME, TOO!

    I adore the bags :)

  17. Katerina on December 15, 2008 1:11 pm

    Enter me please! Beautiful beautiful poppies!

  18. Dina Kennedy on December 15, 2008 5:23 pm

    Please enter me in the drawing, too! Thank you.

  19. Susan L. on December 16, 2008 5:50 am

    Please enter me — Happy Holidays!

  20. Ellie B on December 16, 2008 6:00 am

    Please enter me. Thank you and blessings

  21. Estella on December 16, 2008 12:36 pm

    Enter me too! Please!

  22. shirley donohue on December 16, 2008 6:05 pm

    enter me!! Thanks Shirley

  23. Erin on December 17, 2008 7:11 pm

    OMG I love them. Please please enter me in the contest. Thanks

  24. Kim on December 18, 2008 3:10 am

    Enter me please!! They are gorgeous!

  25. Liz G. on December 18, 2008 9:58 am

    oh- forgot to say “Enter me!” (please!)

  26. Paula Campbell on December 18, 2008 3:36 pm

    Please enter me too. Thanks. They are beyond lovely.

  27. Karen Johnson on October 28, 2009 10:54 am

    Enter me, please. I am making your evening bag w/camelias, oh, how I would love to put poppies on one next!!! I am new at this and love your things.

  28. Sarita on October 30, 2010 1:46 pm

    Poppies are my favourite flower and I’m always trying to incorporate them into everything. I have just recently got into felting and would love to learn how to make thee lovelies. Please choose me

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