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By Vickie Howell

The fiber global is all abuzz approximately sustainable yarns and substitute fabrics, and AwareKnits jumps in this pattern with a socially awake method of knitting and crochet.
Knitting star Vicikie Howell and activist-knitter Adrienne Armstrong current a groundbreaking quantity that’s half development booklet and half artful name to motion. they give 31 fashionable initiatives that use numerous “green” yarns, together with ones from soy, corn, and hemp.
About the Author
VICKIE HOWELL is a self-proclaimed artful grrrl. that allows you to mobilize the feminist-based knitting flow, she based winning chapters of the irreverent yet socially wide awake knitting crew sew ’n complain in la and Austin. Vickie used to be the host of DIY’s Knitty Gritty and has written 3 books for Sterling and one for Lark: New Knits at the Block no longer one other teenager Knitting booklet Knit relief and dad is going Crochet!.
Co-author ADRIENNE ARMSTRONG is a knitter, environmentalist, and proprietor of the sustainable residing store The Atomic backyard in Oakland, California.

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ROW 1 (RS): sl1 pwise wyib (1 st selv), brk1, *yf sl1yo, brk1; rep from *, end with k1 (1 st selv). ROW 1 (WS): sl1pwise wyib (1 st selv), *yf sl1yo, brk1; rep from *, end with yf sl1yo, k1 (1 st selv). Rep Row 1 (RS) and Row 1 (WS). Loosely cast on an odd number of stitches. SET-UP ROW: k1, sl1pwise wyif, k1 (3 st selv), *yf sl1yo, k1; rep from * to last 4 sts, yf sl1yo, k1, sl1pwise wyif, k1 (3 st selv). ROW 1 (WS): sl1pwise wyif, k1, sl1pwise wyif, *brk1, yf sl1yo; rep from * to last 4 sts, brk1, sl1pwise wyif, k1, sl1pwise wyif.

If you have a personal selvedge stitch preference, keep in mind that brioche knitting has a much different gauge than normal knitting—fewer stitches and more actual rows. Shown are some suggested selvedges to use when working an odd number of brioche stitches. This is one of my favorite selvedges. Loosely cast on an odd number of stitches. SET-UP ROW: sl1pwise wyib (1 st selv), *yf sl1yo, k1; rep from *, end with yf sl1yo, k1 (1 st selv). ROW 1 (RS): sl1 pwise wyib (1 st selv), brk1, *yf sl1yo, brk1; rep from *, end with k1 (1 st selv).

Rep Row 1 (RS) and Row 1 (WS). Loosely cast on an odd number of stitches. SET-UP ROW: k1, sl1pwise wyif, k1 (3 st selv), *yf sl1yo, k1; rep from * to last 4 sts, yf sl1yo, k1, sl1pwise wyif, k1 (3 st selv). ROW 1 (WS): sl1pwise wyif, k1, sl1pwise wyif, *brk1, yf sl1yo; rep from * to last 4 sts, brk1, sl1pwise wyif, k1, sl1pwise wyif. ROW 1 (RS): k1, sl1pwise wyif, k1 (3 st selv), *yf sl1yo, brk1; rep from * to last 4 sts, yf sl1yo, k1, sl1pwise wyif, k1 (3 st selv). Rep Row 1 (WS) and Row 1 (RS).

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