FO Friday: Mecha Hope

Hmmm, well this was fun!

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Project: Mecha Hope

Pattern: Hester’s Hope Shawl

Designer: Jennifer Mauser

Available: in What (Else) Would Madame deFarge Knit? — $16.95 for 28 awesome patterns, plus interesting essays too!

Yarn: Malabrigo  Mecha in “875 Arapey”

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This was a fun, quick knit — big needles, big yarn, and fairly straight-forward pattern.  I do really love the “Madame deFarge” series of pattern books.
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CO Monday: a Plethora of Interim Projects

I’m done with my project for Challenge #2 of The Fiber Factor!  I still have to film the video for judging, and mail the sweater off … but for all practical purposes I’m done.  So, time to catch up on some neglected projects, right??  Wrong.  Time to cast on three new projects, yay!

For what it’s worth, I also pared down my Ravelry queue and went through my stash and put a LOT of things up for sale — see something you like? PM me on Ravelry!

Here are my new projects, in order of casting on.  (I cast on TWO after midnight, the night I finished my FF project.)

#1 — My very own Oswin, using A Hundred Ravens Alfar. Oswin is a crochet project. No, really!

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#2 — I’m using Malabrigo Mecha in Arapey to make Hester’s Hope, a shawl from the latest “What Would Madame DeFarge Knit?” book.

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#3 — After a false start with a too-colorful yarn, I settled on The Fibre Company’s Road to China Light in Malachite for Sivia Harding’s new cowl pattern, Lorelei.

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