“Tulip" is a garter-stitch bag with a log cabin bottom and chevron sides. This is a perfect project for ambitious beginners or more advanced knitters looking for a useful stash-buster. I love the bright colors and fun modern textures.
Soon after getting my spinning wheel (in 2008!), I ordered spinning fiber from the now-defunct FreckleFaceFibers Etsy shop (which is sad, because she had some amazing stuff). It was the first thing spun on the wheel, and the first time I tried Navajo plying. And of course it showed — the yarn was terribly over-plied, kinked and ropey. The finished yarn was buried in the stash, waiting for the perfect project to show the subtle striping.
Then my friend Heidi designed yet another beautiful shawl and I knew this was it.