Lesley Anne Robinson of Knit Graffiti's new Emi's Shawl, is a fun, fast and beautiful brioche and garter stitch shawl, just released on Ravelry. I used Spun Right Round Superwash Sock 80/20 in colorways Banshee, Ain't No Disco and Reaper's Rags for this test knit. Turned out great! And from seeing the other testers' projects, … Continue reading Emi’s Shawl test for Knit Graffiti
When I saw this brioche hat in Pom Pom Quarterly, Issue 23: Winter 2017, I had to knit it up! Cobaltoan is Lesley Anne Robinson's beautiful contribution to that issue. I had some Anzula Cricket in colorway Prudence and Squoosh Fiberarts Ultra DK in colorway Vintage in my stash. Once the hat was finished, I … Continue reading Cobaltoan Hat and Cowl
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!
I picked up some Madelinetosh Tosh Sock at The Knitting Nook in Owasso, Oklahoma last year and decided to finally cast on a wide brioche scarf for me to wear this winter. The colorways are Pop Rocks, Toko and Onyx. My project notes are here. The pattern is Coffee at the Grand by Lesley Anne … Continue reading Coffee at the Grand for Me
I am a sucker for Lesley Anne Robinson's brioche shawls. Dandelion Fields was no exception. Yarns used were Wren House Yarns in colorway Birdtracks 31 for the main color and Three Irish Girls Adorn Sock in colorway Roisin for the contrast color. I was surprised that this between-other-projects project was completed rather quickly. The pattern … Continue reading Dandelion Fields
I love Lesley Anne Robinson's brioche shawls! This one is Sizzle Pop. I knitted it up with Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles in colorways Salty Tales and Dragonfly. I decided to do an experiment and knit the Salty Tales (the silver color) on the wrong side and the Dragonfly (purple) on the right side. Typically, the … Continue reading Sizzle Pop
After an extended hiatus, I'm back! Kristel from Malabrigo poked me today, asking if they could share my Rebel Two shawl on their social media feed. Yay! Just the thing to break me out of blogging hibernation! Here it is, Rebel by Lesley Anne Robinson, knitted up with Malabrigo Yarn Sock in colorways Abril and … Continue reading Rebel
With some Madelinetosh Twist Light in Hi/Lo and Dirty Panther left over from the Provençal Shawl, I decided to start a small brioche scarf to work on between larger projects. Mrs. Zwaalie's Brioche Scarf is a free pattern by Nancy Marchant. It doesn't have any increases or decreases, so it's easier for a beginner to … Continue reading Mrs Zwaalie’s Brioche Scarf for me!
Oh boy! Have I joined the clutch of knitters addicted to brioche! I signed up for Lesley Anne Robinson's new Craftsy class, Modern Brioche Lace, shortly after it was announced. Her class project, Provençal, is a beautiful brioche lace shawl designed exclusively for this class. After completing the Ghost shawl, I decided I was ready … Continue reading Provençal Shawl