Monday, September 12, 2005

I think I'm in love

Here is the Booga Bag, ready to be felted. I was nervous about felting it since it was my first time doing it. It went beautifully although I did have one snafu in the washing machine. Instead of jeans, I tossed in my bathroom rugs, thinking, gee, they are kind of heavy. Don't try it - the rugs shredded, but my bag felted really well after just two runs through the washing machine. Cascade 220 is some great yarn.
And here is the Booga Bag after felting and blocking. I love it, love it, love it! It did turn out a bit smaller than I thought it would, but isn't it cute? Next one will have longer handles so I can put it on my shoulder. I had the hardest time making the holes for the handles, and I finally got out my big 'ole size 13 needles and then used a pair of tweezers that I use for beading to pull the i-cord through. I wish I knew how to sew, and then I would make a liner for it. Maybe that's next ...

4 Comments:

Blogger amylovie said...

It turned out wonderfully! You are going to get a lot of compliments on it.

Amy

9:57 PM  
Blogger Jenn said...

It is so so so cute! Very nice color choices! Now I really want one.....

7:45 AM  
Blogger babblingB said...

Wow it turned out great. I have been wanting to make this for a while. I bought the yarn and everything. We will have to talk about it tomorrow at S&B

11:42 AM  
Blogger Ruth said...

hi mel! thanks for visiting my site and the nice comments on my lacy kerchief! your booga bag looks great - i especially love your Cascade 220 color choice!! good luck with the liner - i'm always too lazy to do liners. i barely know how to sew either (my next new thing to learn), so i end up handsewing it. blech. =P

3:17 PM  

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