MKB Project 11: A Brioche Update

I am super excited that I have finally finished the knitted part of my Brioche!  If you recall, several weeks ago now, I began working on a Brioche, the eleventh pattern in Miss Lambert’s My Knitting Book (1843, First Series, pp22-23).  The Brioche is a type of cushion that was also known as a Moorish orContinue reading “MKB Project 11: A Brioche Update”

MKB Project No. 11: Getting Started

The eleventh pattern in Miss Lambert’s My Knitting Book (1843, First Series, pp22-23) is for a Brioche.  As a footnote to the pattern, Miss Lambert notes that it is:  “So called from its resemblance, in shape, to the well known French cake of that name.”   The pattern doesn’t say what a knitted brioche actually is, but based onContinue reading “MKB Project No. 11: Getting Started”