Bumble bees and calorie free brioche

I’ve had a pretty heavy teaching schedule at Creative Yarns since last fall. Almost every weekend has seen me there feeding the addiction of fellow fibre freaks. Finally I got a chance to be on the other side of the table.

One of the benefits of being a teacher is that when they are deciding the class schedule you can “voluntold” others to teach classes you want to take. This time I was able to teach Christina to teach brioche. I admit it was strange to be on the other side of the table, but I had a blast!

Here’s my calorie free brioche sample. I learned the brk, brp, increases and decreases.

brioche sampler


Bus knitting this month has also helped me finish a pair of socks that for sure fall in the F-U Winter category. These have been in my Resource Centre for a very long time – March of 2010 and I finally decided to use it up. I started back in February, when Mother Nature was drunk and wouldn’t leave us alone.

snazzy socks

Pattern: Jacquard & Stripe socks
Yarn: Bumble BeeĀ Paca-Toes by Dye Guy
Needle: 2.25mm

Now it’s 30C and too hot to wear. But I’m totally prepared for you next year Mother Nature!

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