I was smitten with this Traveler’s Pocket designed by Nancy Bush on the cover of Piecework magazine issue July/August 2004.
I made mine out of denim yarn which, unfortunately, is no longer available. You can tell it’s stretched out and well used.
I wanted something a bit bigger so I reshaped the pattern and added a gusset in the bottom. It’s also knit in the round however there is no seam to sew on the bottom. There is a seam at the top hem and optional lining. Finished size is 8 inches by 10 inches.
I used leftover cotton yarn but this would look great in fewer colors. Like blues and greens, reds and oranges or purples or even self-striping yarn and a solid. This would be a great project to try stranded knitting.
I have one test knitter but would like at least one more to make sure I have all the bugs worked out. Would you like to test knit this pattern for me?
Hi there. I was tag surfing today and came aross your post. There is a group on Ravelry for pattern testing. They have a nice set of rules to make sure the designers and testers work well with each other. I have used it a couple of times as a designer and as a tester.
I just thought I’d let you know in case you hadn’t come across the group before. 🙂 Here is the link: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/free-pattern-testers
Cute bag, by the way!
Your bag looks so darn cute. So finished and your colorwork is so nice. I am hoping that mine looks half as nice when it is all lined and done.
Gorgeous pattern, and I do love both color knitting and Nancy Bush. I would dearly love to help you test knit it, but I’m overwhelmed. I look forward to seeing your pattern when it is available!