Stitches highlight brkfyof and brk3tog on Puddles

brk3tog stitch demo

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What’s an increase without a decrease!  The brioche knit 3 together (brk3tog) is demonstrated in today’s stitch tutorial.  This stitch is the companion to the brkfyof from the last video in Autumn Come. To work the brk3tog, insert your needle into the next 3 brioche stitches (5 loops because of the 2 companion yo’s present) and knit them all together.  It’s as simple as that 😊. Note: this brk3tog is working a sy1o, brk, s1yo together. In general brioche knitting, you can also work a brk, s1yo, brk together but will need to start with a yarn over to be set up for the next rnd of brioche. If working a brk3tog on a brk, s1yo, brk, there will be …

Autumn Come close up on stitches

brkfyof stitch demo

Lindsay Lewchuk Brioche, How-Tos, Moebi Knits Pattern Club, Pattern Related, Puddles, Stitch in Focus 1 Comment

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.

Beach Bum Optional Edging

Soaking Up the Sun in Beach Bum

Lindsay Lewchuk Announcements, Gorgeous Gradients (2020 theme), Moebi Knits Pattern Club, Pattern Related, Puddles Leave a Comment

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.

Sharing 2020

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Formerly, True Vineyard Ministries, this organization rebranded earlier this year to have their mission match their brand.  After prayerfully considering the options of which mission to support, I decided to give Handspun Hope another year.  What drew me back to this organization for another year is how well suited our philosophies are in that we’re both eco-enthusiasts loving the world around us in Christ through fiber arts.