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Old 08-25-2013, 08:31 PM   #1
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I decided to make another Mara. I'm making this one in Cascade 220 with a size 9 needle. This time, I started another, more interesting project, along with the Mara. That way, when I can't take any more garter stitch, I can switch over the the Meida socks! I'm making the Meida socks in black Elann Esprit, 2-on-1 circular needle. I'm using a toothpick as the cable needle. I know very dark colors are not a very suitable for the Meida pattern, but I wanted a pair of lace socks in black. I think parts of the pattern will show up when it's stretched over my foot, but the cables really won't show well.
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Old 08-25-2013, 10:06 PM   #2
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2 gr8 go 2gether projects. Good thinking to start something more interesting at the same time. Love the color of Mara. What's the color called?
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Both of those projects are going to be lovely. It certainly does help to break up a garter stitch project with something intricate and patterned, and vice versa.
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Old 08-26-2013, 10:43 AM   #4
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They are looking good!
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Very nice! Your stitches are so even that. Looking forward to seeing pictures of the FO's.
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Oh this is a GREAT COLOR for your Mara shawl! I love it! Very cheerful!

As you know, my first Mara was cream. My second Mara (WIP) is black...not very festive!
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