I say “lemons” but the news is pretty good for my mom–it will be a long road ahead but she’s already beating the odds and will continue to do so.

But there’s going to be a lot of visits and waiting rooms in the future, so over the weekend I became obsessed with finding a bag that zipped to hold my sock knitting for all of it. Then I realized I’m surrounded by fabric and the internet, found this pattern, and sewed it up Sunday morning.

I had big scraps leftover from my quilted jacket and some natural canvas from an abandoned project, so I only had to buy the zipper. (Pin from Stay Home Club. I’m the president.)

The “open wide” feature is really nice for digging around in the bottom. It also makes it look like it is almost big enough to sit in–or at least big enough to try with your front feet: