It is supposed to be solid colors, but I had 2 different dye lots of Cascade's red. Once felted, I figured it wouldn't make that much difference, but I ran a couple of rows of navy blue through the center to make sure.
Though it is as cute as all get out, I don't love it. It is the EXACT height, depth, and length expected with only one heavy-duty, hot wash in my trusty Kenmore. I'd heard of other people having problem shrinking these bags down to size.
Even with the correct size according to the pattern, I still don't love it because it is too long. Maybe it would make a nice needle holder if I used straights. At 18" long, 5" high, and 5" deep, it is way too long and skinny for me.
Is it sacrilege to modify Noni patterns? I feel some changes coming on for this little cutie. To think I almost made the bigger bag... read longer and almost as skinny!!! I want it shorter in length and longer from top to bottom. Once I finish Starlight, or OK.... I know myself, BEFORE I finish Starlight, I'm going to want to