I inserted magnets instead of Velcro. Velcro would probably get stuck to yarn and other valuable knitting supplies, so hopefully the magnets will work better. I used a small circular magnet and made a little pouch to sew to the main bag & flap.
The pattern also called for cardboard in the bottom of the bag. I used this mesh stuff instead. I don't like the thought of using cardboard, just in case the bag gets wet.
Ta da!! I have a matching set!!!
Now the questions is.....how much to sell the knitting bag for??? Actually, first I need to make my mom's knitting bag for a belated Mother's Day present...and then I can start making several bags to sell in the store.