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Brioche: The Basics and Beyond

Instructor: Gwen Bortner       Class Capacity: 25
Class Level: Intermediate      

Description ~ Brioche: The Basics and Beyond

Brioche is a category of stitches that is often overlooked by many knitters, but it has several characteristics that make it great for lots of projects. It is a great choice for scarves or blankets as it tends to lay flat and is attractive on both sides. Learn the basics of brioche, including the classic construction as well as alternative construction techniques, while creating a sampler of several brioche patterns. Gain an understanding of this unique fabric that just might become one of your favorites.

Materials Needed ~ Brioche: The Basics and Beyond

  • 1 oz each of 2 contrasting colors of smooth DK to worsted weight yarn (wool recommended)
  • circular or pair of DPN needles 1 size smaller that would typically be used with the yarn

Homework ~ Brioche: The Basics and Beyond