I have been wanting a soft jute bag for years now, but can’t seem to find any for a reasonable price.

There is something about the colour and texture of the soft jute that appeals.

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I have taken up knitting like a mad thing, and am determined to finally learn how to do it properly. I have been trying since I was twelve, and don’t even want to think of the number of decades I have only been able to knit variations of squares. This is the year.

That said, I am thinking once I learn how to decrease and increase reasonably well I might attempt to knit a jute bag or basket.

Something chunky like the Ferm Living one below, perhaps:

Will keep you posted on the journey!