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Topic: Noro bag, inspired from Knitting Nature  (Read 1296 times)
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IntrepidYarn
« on: August 04, 2007 10:37:11 AM »

So I've been lusting after the Spiral Scarf, and the Pentagon Yoke pullover, and I had a couple of Noro skeins in my stash, and wanted to make a purse with it...



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Thanks for looking !
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aedara
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2007 10:39:05 AM »

Oooooh, it looks like a geode!  Very pretty.
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« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2007 11:17:29 AM »

haha  Cheesy i actually thought it *was* a geode from the thumbnail!

very pretty and well-done.

does it have handles? or is it more of a clutchy change purse doodle?
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« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2007 11:38:31 AM »

I think it's going to remain in its clutchy form ! Noro is too fragile to make a proper handle and I have some fake suede for the lining, but it wouldn't look so good as a handle. Besides, I like it as it is.
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« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2007 06:50:34 PM »

I think it's going to remain in its clutchy form ! Noro is too fragile to make a proper handle and I have some fake suede for the lining, but it wouldn't look so good as a handle. Besides, I like it as it is.

Regarding the handle....if you ever decide you want to knit a handle....here is what I do to make handles when using Noro: 

I knit an i-cord the length I want and then thread 3-4 lengths of worsted weight through the center of the icord handle.   

I LOVE the use of the Noro for that pattern....!  I love the blue colorway....do you remember what color # it was?
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« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2007 05:09:39 AM »

It's colorway 138, but there's more brown and black than blue in each skein. Thanks for the tip on the handle !
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