Neck-warmer in 2 colour Brioche

I have for a long time wanted to learn Brioche and had no idea how to do it. When I finally started to look it up I found out it’s what we in Sweden call “Patent”, and that I have heard of. So I started a knit-a-long in my facebook group and then problems started. I don’t know how many times I was ripping it out and starting again because it just didn’t look right. I was following the pattern to the letter but it still didn’t look right. The other girls finished their brioche items and I was still trying to work it out. I Then started to watch films on YouTube and find out there are many ways to do this so that didn’t help much, but I started to see one thing that caught my eyes and that was that I should have the YO (yarn over/wrap) on the back of the fabric before I slip the next one purlwise. That’s what I did wrong and the pattern didn’t mention it! I hold the yarn in front of the fabric before I slip purlwise or just purl. I know that some people purl from the back, so they really should have mentioned this in the pattern. Once I worked this out everything worked just fine 🙂

2 colour Brioche neck warmer

BBOpal KAL

I have joined a KAL that my favourite podcasters The Bakery Bears” have started the 25th of May and it’s running till 30th of June. The name of it is #BBOpalKAL and it’s all about to use up the stash of Opal yarns.

This is the one I have started with, a beautiful colour in orange and purple. The colour is: 9111

2017-05-23 18.55.19

And I also decided to use their pattern as well. So a pair od socks called Incantation Socks by Kay Jones and you can buy it on Ravelry.

This is how far i have got on the first sock.

2017-05-30 18.16.32

Happy Knitting!

Two different socks at the same time

I’m knitting two pairs of socks at the same time, nothing strange at all with that, but they are for two different persons, and this is the first time I do that. The first pair is for me and the other for my husband who for the first time asked me to knit him a pair!! No preasure there!! First pair of them both are done and I have now started the sedond one for my hubby.

 

My Socks. A free Swedish pattern called: Anitas randiga i 4-trÄdigt Opal garn
Yarn: Black Opal and multi coloured ONline Supersocke 4-fach Neon Color
Needles: KnitPro Zing 2.50mm

2017-04-30_16.15.08_medium2

 

Husbands socks: Pattern is a mix between 2 patterns and payed for.
Yarn: Svarta FĂ„ret “Frost”
Needles: ShiaoGoo 2.25mm

2017-04-30 15.05.25