Autumn Come close up on stitches

brkfyof stitch demo

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Welcome to the first video in our new Brioche knitting series! With the launch of Autumn Come, some of the testers said some of the stitches weren’t easy to find, so we’ll be covering all the increases and decreases used in the pattern over the next couple of weeks. The brkfyof – brioche knit into the front, yarn over, and front – creates a 2 stitch increase. It takes and entire brioche row/ rnd for this increase to be made. The first color makes the new stitches. The second color puts the new stitches into the brioche format.

Puddles

Raising Senior Danes

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I debated about writing this because it touched on some of the embarrassing parts of aging.  But Puddles indominable spirit brought so much joy, I thought it’d put a smile on your face too.  So, please enjoy a little knitting diversion this week with “Raising Senior Danes” or from the knitter’s perspective, “Make Sure Your Handknits are Creek-friendly”. Monday evening, we took a drive to a different part of the neighbourhood as our neighbour’s were painting.  It was a lovely evening during “magic hour” – still hot from the summer’s day sun, but under the vail of golden lighting.  Wearing Marquise Cut from a zoom call earlier in the day, camera mom said “are you sure you want to wear …

Beach Bum Optional Edging

Soaking Up the Sun in Beach Bum

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Isn’t it funny how some designs come about? Beach Bum falls into that “oops, but hey that works” category! Over the winter 2019, as I was planning designs for the 2020 Moebi Knits Pattern Club I knew I wanted to incorporate a moebius into a summer wardrobe. The concept idea featured a moebius where ‘double’ came into play with how you could wear it

Spring Grass on cotton and bamboo cotton side by side

Color Me Surprised

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Have you ever noticed how different colors take on different yarn bases? Both of these yarns from “The Unique Sheep” were dyed in their Spring Grass colorway. One of them is 100% organic cotton DK and the other is 50% organic cotton and 50% bamboo. Not just the sheen is different, but I was surprised to see a slight difference in some of the colors too.