Tag Archives: brioche stitch

Chunky hats

I’m still knitting hats in chunky acrylic. I’ve made four in all and, together with a dozen or so more knitted by others, they’ll be tombola prizes at a local beer festival. Similar woolly hats apparently proved popular last year … Continue reading

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Black leading a fireplace

The weather has been quite wet this week. Thankfully, we avoided the flooding that cut off villages and washed away roads and at least one bridge in dales to the north of here, and we haven’t been evacuated like the … Continue reading

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Crochet from Italy

We received a surprise package from Italy the other day.  It contained, amongst other goodies, a beautiful crocheted table cloth. This has been made by a woman I have never met or even spoken to.  She is the wife of … Continue reading

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A new knitting project and grafting yarns

The socks are finished and have been worn a couple of times already. They are warm, comfortable and they stay up, thanks to the ribbed legs. I really ought to knit another pair, using some Rico yarn that I bought … Continue reading

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Calorie-free brioche and white walls

I’ve been very tempted to cast on for the It Takes Two keyhole scarf in brioche stitch, using the several-shades-of-grey Riot yarn I bought last week. I’ve knitted a swatch to get familiar with the stitch – see below in … Continue reading

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