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|Little Swift in Vulcana Hemp/Recycled Rubber|
Like the Swift, the Little Swift is a highly organized, stylish machine! Inside you'll find 2 clear zippered Urethane pockets backed with a soft Dyneema/nylon ripstop fabric. Above one of these pockets is a handy "o-ring" with a key snap attached - you won't waste time searching for the car keys the next time you have to run out the door for another skein of yarn! Two more "o-rings" are included, one on each end of the interior, designed to allow you to easily clip the included Small Stuff Sack to either side. You can also use them to clip in any of the additional accessories that you may purchase, including an extra Yarn Stuff Sack or Clear, Padded, or Cork Organizer Pouches.
The Little Swift is just as comfortable to carry as it's larger sister, with handles made from the highest-quality Poron foam padding. They are an ideal length for tossing over your shoulder or carrying in hand. A button closure secures the top of the bag with three different fastening points.
The Vulcana Hemp/Recycled Rubber material is new and exclusive to the Swift. It is made in the USA from post-consumer recycled tires with a bonded overlay of sustainable hemp - yes, the bag is officially Green. The result is a fabric that is the perfect marriage between durable and delicate, not to mention quite unique. You may notice the slightest bit of rubber smell when you first open the package, but that fades faster than you can cast on your next project. If you are concerned, Tom Bihn will gladly send you a swatch sample to smell for yourself before ordering.
The official verdict? I'm still in love with my Swift and now love it's mini-me just as much! The Little Swift is the perfect size bag when you don't need quite as much stuff, but still want to have all of your essentials, as well as a knitting project. In addition, it is Made in The USA and environmentally friendly. Plus, I'll point out once again that both Tom and his Vice President, Darcy Gray have rescued shelter dogs... icing on the cake! You won't be disappointed whether you choose the Swift or the Little Swift... and it's just about that time of year when Mama has an excuse to ask Santa for a new bag!