That all said, I have a new pattern up in KP's IDP -- Fun Felted Saddlebag. This is a quick knit in bulky yarn on #10s, knit in the round for the body and then switching to flat knitting for the slip-stitch flap. The strap is knit right in and I even designed a mini-bag that coordinates (and hooks to the strap to avoid losing it!) Here are some pictures to whet your knitting-appetite:
I'm using mine as a knitting bag! A place for everything and everything in its place!
Mary C. Gildersleeve
By Hand, With Heart -- hand-knit designs