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Okay, no “math is hard” comments — I freely admit I didn’t bother to look further with the yarn requirements for Blackberry before deciding to do it with my Noro Kabuto. Today I realized that I have 7 skeins and I probably need 12 total! And I have no clue where to get any Noro Kabuto #20 online at least. So as far as I can tell it’s knit back, 2 fronts and 2 sleeves, then sew up and add ribbing so I’m thinking of finding a similar yarn and doing the sleeves and ribbing in a different yarn and/or color. The Noro Kabuto I have is green with green so either dark green or black would work.

So back to reading my ethics article (I have to present an article on children’s television advertising ethics on Tuesday) and knitting reverse stockinette (a pretty perfect combination) for my Blackberry. Pics tomorrow, I hope.

Also, I’m joining Socktoberfest! Obviously I have at least 9 balls of sock yarn burning a hole in my closet and I’m getting cold feet lately!

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5 Responses to “112891255482816533”


  1. October 9, 2005 at 11:22 pm

    have you tried over here for your noro
    http://www.yarnela.com/catalog/item/829847/1044007.htm

    Anyway, I did not have that many problems with the cotton. it only tangled on the part that i frogged. I ended up using little over about 3.5 balls.

    good luck with the blackberr. it looks really cool.

  2. October 9, 2005 at 11:43 pm

    I did, thanks. That’s a different color green, but I just may get some if I can’t find another match.

  3. October 10, 2005 at 3:52 am

    Glad you joined Socktoberfest! With 9 balls of lovely sock yarns, I can’t wait to see what you start first 🙂

  4. October 10, 2005 at 6:51 am

    I really need to learn how to knit a sock to join some of these fun sock KALs!

    Can’t wait to see what you decide to use for Blackberry!

  5. October 11, 2005 at 6:53 pm

    I just got the stitch markers! They’re lovely!!! Thank you so much!!! 🙂 🙂

    http://www.livejournal.com/users/soapbitch


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