More Adventures In Making: starting, starting, and starting again….

In my last post, I wrote about managing to finish a summer crochet project, and how my thoughts were turning to the next make with this delicious set of scheepjes yarn:

I had an idea that the gradient yarn would work really well with the black in a brioche pattern.  The only problem? I did not know how to do brioche knitting. But what a great opportunity to learn, I thought.  I am an experienced knitter but there is always something new to tackle – that’s the joy of a hobby with endless potential variation.

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Adventures In Making: starting, finishing and starting again….

In between all my festival-going over the summer, I had a very productive time on the making front.  Having finished my gradient shawl, I started work on a birthday present blanket for my niece, Lucy.  I had this lovely lot of yarn in my stash and felt sure I could turn it in to something special.


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