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No Such Thing As Too Many Bags

How many project bags do you have? You know what I mean, that bevy of bags that you have for carrying around or storing all your beautiful crochet and knitting projects. I started to do a count of my own just now, but then I realized that I would need more than all my fingers and all my toes! But I'll tell you, some of my most treasured project bags are the ones I've made myself. In the sixth episode of Knit and Crochet Now!, we are working up some gorgeous bags to hold all those UFOs (UnFinished Objects) you have lying around. Don't worry, we won't tell how many there are!

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One of the important things to keep in mind when crafting your own project bag is what sort of fabric you will choose. We don't want your crochet hooks or knitting needles slipping through the cracks and falling out of your beautiful bag. Learning some new techniques will ensure that the fabric for your new tote is both sturdy and gorgeous.

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Another thing to consider is what sort of yarn you choose. I always recommend a machine washable yarn for project bags. Acrylic blends and cottons are really good choices for yarns that are tough-wearing and easy to wash, but are still fun to knit with. That way, when you spill your drink on it (wait, is that just me?), you can throw it in the wash and it will be good as new!

So, craft along with us on the sixth episode of the eighth season of Knit and Crochet Now! and add to your stash of bags. You have a yarn stash already -- why not a bag stash? You can never have too many totes!

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There are now FOUR ways to watch this season of Knit and Crochet Now! Look for the following:

Knit and Crochet Now! season eight is now airing on Create TV. This is a great way to catch our show!

Season eight is now airing on PBS; be sure to check your local listings to find out when you can watch and set that DVR!

DVDs are available to order -- for this new season and the last few seasons as well.

The new season is available for viewing on the Knit and Crochet Now! website.

All of the patterns that are featured in each episode are available as free downloads from Knit and Crochet Now!, so get yourself over there to make sure you have the patterns ready to craft along with the show!