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Moya Star Shawl

maRRose - CCC --- Moya Star Shaw-31It feels like I’m cheating a bit in the “ta-dah”-department today……
You see, I finished this project some time ago already, but ….. I couldn’t share it with you until now.maRRose - CCC --- Moya Star Shaw-12On the occasion of the grand opening of Claudia‘s new yarn store today, a brand new design by talented Heike/”MadewithLoops” is launched:  the “Moya Star Shawl”.
I was thrilled when Claudia and Heike asked me to play a  – small but really fun – part in all this: to be on their tester team.
maRRose - CCC --- Moya Star Shaw-10Early this Summer a box with yarn arrived, not “just” some yarn, no ….. wonderful, wónderful Moya Yarn, a 100% organic yarn from South Africa (more info on the brand here, and where to buy here).
maRRose - CCC --- Moya Star Shaw-01aSoon enough Heike’s pattern was mailed to me as well, and I set to work in the color scheme I could pick from…. pink, of course…..maRRose - CCC --- Moya Star Shaw-14maRRose - CCC --- Moya Star Shaw-32The Moya yarn was such a delight to crochet with, the shawl was all I wanted to work on and it was finished in no time.
Part of my “task” was also to translate Heike’s pattern in Dutch, and that too was fun to do!

More information on the “Moya Star Shawl” and how to lay your hands on this gorgeous design and yarn, can be found on Heike’s blog.
maRRose - CCC --- Moya Star Shaw-18

maRRose - CCC --- Moya Star Shaw-13maRRose - CCC --- Moya Star Shaw-17Lots of reasons to be happy: I now own a beautiful, and oh-so-soft shawl, plus I’m one down on the fast shrinking wip-list – hurray!
Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

Marianne xx

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