Book review: Sweater 101 by Cheryl Brunette

This post contains affiliate links. Last June, I had the great pleasure of taking a series of Bruges crochet classes with designer Tatyana Mirer at Knit-a-Way.  Tatyana had some stunning sample garments, and I asked her about her favorite resources for sizing.  She brought me over the bookshelf and pulled out Cheryl Brunette‘s Sweater 101: How … Read more

FO Friday: My version of the Sparkling Wave Scarf

On Monday, we had a respite from the heat wave and I was able to finish the Bruges lace scarf. I started this during the Bruges lace class I took with Tatyana Mirer at Knit-A-Way back in June.  The pattern is the Sparkling Wave Scarf from Margaret Hubert‘s The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet. This scarf … Read more

Swatching

This post contains affiliate links. I’m still working on my homework for the Bruges crochet class I’m taking with Tatyana Mirer at Knit-A-Way.  I’m using Galler Yarns Parisian Cotton and a 00 (3.5 mm) crochet hook.  So far, I’ve finished the oval and am mostly finished with the square.  I still need to complete the … Read more

Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class – Bruges crochet from the master herself

(This post is part of my Year of Projects: Crochet Master Class series. You can read the other posts in this series here.) Last week, I finished my post with a bit of a cliffhanger about a surprise that I would share this week.  The surprise is that on Thursday, I started a three-week class on Bruges crochet with the … Read more