“Two-Colour Twists and Turns” – further adventures in brioche knitting

How time flies by!  When I last posted about my ongoing knitting and crochet projects in November, I see that I promised a further update ‘in a few days’.  Well here we are about four months later – hey ho!!

Even though I have not been very busy on this blog in recent weeks, I have definitely been busy with my knitting needles.  In particular, I have made good headway with my brioche knitting project.  Last autumn it looked like this:

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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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