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Sunday, November 18, 2012

The Hedera Jacket, Finished Object #3

WDTW = Workin' Down the WIPs, the Ravelry Group for those of us who want to complete a few of our lingering Works in Progress.

My personal goal was to complete 3 projects before buying more yarn/fiber or starting a new project. It turns out that the 3 projects that I chose were not small and each needed quite a bit of work.

Workin' Down the WIPs
Workin' Down the WIPs

Finished Object #1 was the Haapsalu Shawl. So much lace in such fine yarn took a lot of concentration and patience, especially for the edging which was knit separately and sewn on.

FO #2 was 4 yards of woven fabric. The weaving seemed like it was going quickly, but getting to the end of the warp took longer than I anticipated. It's off the loom now and will eventually be sewn into cushions.

FO #3 was finished on Thursday. It is the Hedera Jacket from Nancy Marchant's Knitting Brioche: The Essential Guide to the Brioche Stitch and is 5-color brioche knit in Cascade 220 wool. It's roomy and warm (as a jacket should be) and I can't believe it's finished.

Hedera Jacket
Hedera Jacket
Project details on Ravelry

I've already started a new project using stash yarn. More about that later.

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  • Congratulations on finishing another project. The jacket looks great on you. I am sure it will keep you warm in winter.

    By Blogger Ann, at 11/18/2012 4:49 PM  

  • Wooohooo! Lets go shopping!

    By Blogger Mutare Posts, at 11/18/2012 7:26 PM  

  • Wow - that's a lot of work you finished. You inspire me to dream bigger on my WDTW challenge. And your jacket looks great!

    By Blogger spinnity, at 11/19/2012 12:39 AM  

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