My Falling Leaves scarf is done! This was a great skill builder for me, as I not only learned to do brioche increases and decreases, but also the two color Italian cast on AND the tubular cast off. Here it is before I blocked it. Very squishy and cushy. You can see the edging is… Continue reading Brioche Increases and Decreases – Check!
Just one more pass on the last row here, then the bind off, and this scarf is DONE! It has been an enjoyable knit, if a little repetitive. But it’s taught me a few more brioche moves that I think will let me make most of the things I eventually want to make. I have… Continue reading So Close!
Not much to report on the knitting front. We had a lot of little errands to run and things to do today, so did not get as much knitting done as I wanted to. Hopefully tomorrow will be a quiet, knit-filled day! What I did get done is a few more repeats on the Falling… Continue reading A Few Brioches More
Not much to report today. Got some cleaning done, but not a lot. Watched some old Good Eats episodes and then a movie this evening. I did make some good progress on the brioche scarf! One nice thing about this project is that being a scarf it’s long enough to show you the light and… Continue reading Brioche Again
Not a lot to report on the knitting front. The socks are progressing, but not in any really dramatic way quite yet. The brioche scarf is progressing pretty well also. I’m about 2.5 pattern repeats along out of 7. It is very cushy and I think will be nice to wear. Also, I’m getting good… Continue reading Brioche Progress
This weekend my knitting time was focused on the Flying Leaves brioche scarf. This is the project I ordered yarn for, as I had nothing suitable in house for it. So the yarn I ordered turned out to be problematic. I utterly failed to be enchanted by this yarn combo. The yarn is fine. The… Continue reading Flying Brioche
I finished my Heart of Sharkness socks today! The pattern is from AC Knitwear‘s Boost Your Knitting pattern/technique club. As I mentioned earlier, the pattern is called Heartgyle Socks, and is a cute takeoff on argyle patterning. But for some reason I decided my heart should have sharks on it, and instead of crossed lines,… Continue reading Heart of Sharkness – Done!
By using lunchtimes and the drive time back and forth to last weekend’s fiber festival, I have finally gotten to the heel part. It is an afterthought heel, so the waste yarn is in, and now I’m starting on the leg part. I have an inch and a half or so to go, then it’s… Continue reading BYK Sock Progress Report
The July project for the Boost Your Knitting pattern/technique club is for learning intarsia in the round. For non-knitters playing along at home, intarsia is a colorwork technique where you knit a pattern using one or more extra colors in just one area of the fabric, instead of carrying the other colors along the length… Continue reading BYK Socks Started