Ephemeris sample for Spruce Lane Designs

Deb of Spruce Lane Designs is re-releasing her Ephemeris mosaic shawl pattern from Pom Pom Quarterly, Issue 23: Winter 2017. I was the lucky sample knitter of the original shawl, so when she needed a new sample, I jumped on it. Here's Ephemeris worked up in Malabrigo Yarn Sock in Zarzamora and Pearl. Such a … Continue reading Ephemeris sample for Spruce Lane Designs

Advancing Lines brioche scarves

I love brioche and these scarves show how lovely brioche looks in both 100% wool and 100% acrylic. The pattern is Advancing Lines by Lavanya Patricella. The wool version was knit up in Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage in colorways Begonia Leaf and Rocky Mountain High, Colorado. My project notes for this scarf are here. The acrylic … Continue reading Advancing Lines brioche scarves

7th Avenue test knit for KnitGraffiti

I love Lesley Anne Robinson's brioche patterns and this one was no exception. It's 7th Avenue by KnitGraffiti. This scarf worked up very quickly and, like all of Lesley's patterns, was well-written. I used super bulky Madelinetosh A.S.A.P. in Holi Festival, French Toast and Venus in Blue Jeans and Lana Grossa Silkhair in 052 Cream. … Continue reading 7th Avenue test knit for KnitGraffiti


I love Lesley Anne Robinson's brioche shawls! I just finished this one, Mauvelous, with Madelinetosh Twist Light in colorways Beautiful Liar, Heart of Glass, and Slugworth. Turned out pretty! I love how the brioche and lace play well with each other. It's funny—I couldn't wait to finish the garter and lace sections just to get … Continue reading Mauvelous!