How to Work a Tubular Cast Off (Video Tutorial)

Carol Feller’s Flying Leaves Scarf begins with a two-colour Italian cast on, and the tubular cast off provides a perfect match for finishing the project off! In this video tutorial, Jen shows you how to work this clever sewn cast off, which is also sometimes known as the grafted cast off.

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An Interview with Carol Feller

This month’s Boost Your Knitting pattern is the fabulous Flying Leaves Scarf by Carol Feller, which introduces how to make a knitted brioche fabric and how to work brioche increases and decreases. Carol is based in Cork, Ireland and is a knitwear designer and teacher with a background in structural engineering. Her unique designs have been widely published in books and magazines, and she also has taught at yarn shops and fibre festivals around the world. Carol was kind enough to catch up with me a few weeks ago and share a little more about the Flying Leaves Scarf, top tips for brioche knitting, and her gorgeous yarn, Nua, which is featured in this month’s pattern and a new addition to the A-C Knitwear Shop

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The two-colour Italian Cast-On Method (A Video Tutorial)

September’s Boost Your Knitting project is chockablock with new techniques to try (fitting given that, for many of, September is synonymous with back to school!) Today, Jen shows us how to work the Italian two-colour cast on which Carol Feller uses to start the Flying Leaves Scarf.

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Banishing Brioche Blues with the Flying Leaves Scarf

The first leaves are starting to turn, there’s a crispness in the air, the kids are heading back to school … all signs point to autumn’s arrival! With the start of a new season, it’s also time to embark on our September Boost Your Knitting project …. the aptly named Flying Leaves Scarf! This beautiful, reversible scarf designed by Carol Feller will not only keep you cosy as temperatures drop, it’ll teach us the finer points of working two-colour brioche!

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