As usual, on finishing the socks I had quite a bit of yarn left over. The Opal sock pattern also includes a pattern for a gift bag, so I thought I'd make one to go with the socks. This was dead easy to knit and turned out to be the perfect project for bus-stop and train knitting: lots of plain rows, round and round until you've had enough.
This is in need of a bit more finishing. Despite the blurry photo, you'll easily see what a messy job I've made of sewing up that bottom edge (duh!). I need to sew it again - from the INSIDE this time! Other than that, the ribbon needs trimming, ends weaving in and if I'm feeling really industrious I might block the picot edging on the top. I *might*.
These are destined to be a gift but I'm not saying who for, just yet.