If I had followed a pattern, my 1st purse would not have taken so long. Of course, it would have stolen all the fun away. I would not have learned how to knit a circle, to knit a drawstring, or to calculate the circumference of a circle.
Plus I have the satisfaction of designing my 1st purse. It's a lucky one!
You can tell that they are horseshoes, right? Please tell me you can. Oh, please.