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briar rose

Finishing Briar Rose

After a lot of knitting, a bit of unravelling  many cups of coffee and several hours of blocking my Briar Rose was finished earlier this summer. I’m very pleased with the result although I discovered that despite being a rather thin jumper with short sleeves it’s pretty warm to wear. So rather than a summer jumper … Continue reading »

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Resizing Briar Rose

I can’t believe how fun my Briar Rose is. I even enjoyed knitting my swatches! I took the basic measurement and using the Knitting Fiend Calculator I calculated an estimated yardage. Luckily I had enough of the green baby wool in my stash so I moved on to knitting swatches. Following Tashas recommendation I washed … Continue reading »

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Briar Rose: Vintage Knit-along

The last years I’ve been in constant search of vintage inspired knits, sweaters especially. I’ve looking at RTW as well as patterns to knit, but found few. The patterns I’ve found has been a disappointment, either they have been to modernized or either the size has been too small. Vintage patterns usually only come in one size and … Continue reading »

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