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Alex Scarf

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Explorations in Brioche Knitting taught by Nancy Marchant

Bring luscious texture and stunning, reversible patterns to your knitting. Nancy Marchant, the Queen of Brioche, shows how to master this European stitch.

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Category Knitting
Type Accessory
Sizing Unisex
Style Classic, Funky, Casual, Hipster
Andy Baker on

What materials did you use? Rcup' from la droguerie in Paris. We were there last weekend and I bought some specifically for this pattern. It's 80% wool and 20% recycled 'other', which means cotton, poly and whatever was laying around.

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What are you most proud of? This yarn. It's actually called Recup. The e got left out. I'm crazy about it. It's wooly and from Paris - from a really great shop. Well, it's a beautiful shop, but it's a little confusing. All the yarn is hanging on the walls and you have to wait in a clump until one of the saleswomen comes and gets you. Bring your inner New Yorker. You have to be a little pushy. The yarn is perfect for the project and it should feel fine on my neck.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Swatch. The pattern is intuitive after a while. It sort of flew for the first 7/8ths. And then right before it got to the end, I was ready for it to be finished because I kept thinking of things I wanted to try, other patterns, other stitch combinations. I found it inspiring. And the yarn is fine against my neck. Not super soft, just a firm, wool feel.

Andy Baker on

this is by far my favorite combo of an Alex scarf! did say that before, but I will repeat it: LOVE the cololors...actually I was trying to find that purplish to put it in mine but no luck! its a super scarf!!

02/03/2013 Flag

super ya

12/06/2013 Flag

yardmc olurmusunuz takldm

02/27/2014 Flag

I want to by thks patter as possible?

12/14/2014 Flag

I want to by thks patter as possible?

12/14/2014 Flag