Brioche Beanie Beret

  This is my new hat pattern which I’ve been working on over the last few months and is now available on Ravelry. Working with the wonderful colours available in sock yarns and a main yarn, or a gorgeous solid main and contrast yarn, it uses a brioche stitch to create a distinctive stitch pattern emphasising contrasts or compliments in colour.  The great thing is that you don’t need a lot of the contrasting yarn … More Brioche Beanie Beret

Phoenix Project

Whilst working on hat patterns I have been doing other things, including a fair bit of crochet. This has included digging out some small crochet squares that I made last year whilst on holiday. The idea had been to make a blanket from squares crocheted at different stages of our travels through France, Spain and Portugal. As it was I got sidetracked by othe knitting projects I’d taken with me and didn’t have enough squares for a … More Phoenix Project