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JamOKnit
05-17-2007, 08:28 PM
:cheering::happydance::cheering::happydance::cheer ing::happydance::cheering::happydance::cheering:

Came home from work today to find my package from Ebay had arrived....3 beautiful balls of Noro Kureyon (#215--a new color this year)...is it wrong that I could hardly get in the door before I dropped everything and ran for my 10.5 Options so I could cast on for my first Booga bag??? :roflhard:

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y25/Diana74/Knitting%20projects/noro1.jpg

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y25/Diana74/Knitting%20projects/noro2.jpg

cathoo
05-17-2007, 09:45 PM
Yaaay for Noro and Yaaaay for Booga Bags!!!!!!

auburnchick
05-17-2007, 10:34 PM
Sooooooo prettyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy...........:inlove::inlove::in love::inlove::inlove:

clb1968
05-17-2007, 10:42 PM
Oh, I just love the colors.

snephenie
05-17-2007, 10:54 PM
YAY!!! I'm currently doing one in blues/browns/greens, I :heart: Noro, can't wait to see yours knitted up!

beckyrhae
05-17-2007, 11:17 PM
Nice colorway! I just love Noro.

AnnaT
05-18-2007, 12:56 AM
Hi! That's a wonderful color! :inlove: Please post pictures of your progress so we can see how it looks.

shivers079
05-18-2007, 02:49 AM
i'm loving these booga bags! gonn hae to make one of my own, i think!

wewantmore
05-18-2007, 06:41 AM
:inlove::inlove::inlove: That is some purdy yarn. :inlove::inlove::inlove:

Sanibelle
05-18-2007, 09:08 AM
What a great color.... Booga bags are addictive - they are so much fun to make and everyone loves them. I have made 7 or 8 of them so far! Have fun with your Booga bag.

Lynn

JamOKnit
05-18-2007, 09:27 AM
So far, so good....I got about 10 rows of the base done last night. It's definitely going to knit up quickly! The yarn itself is a bit scratchy but the colors are gorgeous and I love how they fade from one to the next. My husband does NOT understand the obsession....ha ha ha.

Sanibelle
05-18-2007, 10:09 AM
After you felt it it will no longer be scratchy. One more tip for after you felt it - it will probably be fuzzy so just take a disposable shaver and "shave" it. No more fuzz!

Mommy22alyns
05-18-2007, 10:45 AM
I can't wait to see the FO! I'm scoping out more Noro for another one too. :oops:

JamOKnit
05-22-2007, 09:27 AM
So far, so good! I am finished with the base and am now working my way slowly but surely up the sides. I'll post pics later this week when I can dig out my camera. It took me a while to figure out how to pick up the stitches along the sides, and I was worried about bending my Options too tight, but I just scrunched the stitches along the cable and worked it out. The colorway is coming out beautifully so far and I am so excited to finish this one as soon as possible!

Oh, and the pattern said "pick up and knit twisted" but I just picked up like normal and kept knitting. Is it ok that I didn't do the "twisted" part?

jeanius80
05-22-2007, 10:48 AM
i just finished my first booga, i didnt twist my stiches either:shrug: it looks fine to me

I love your colorway you bought... i will have to call my LYS and see if they have 215.. very pretty:heart:

PaperGirl
05-22-2007, 11:18 AM
That color is so pretty! :heart:

JamOKnit
05-22-2007, 05:14 PM
Moving my progress on the Booga Bag over to the "Whatcha Knitting" forum! Check it out there!