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Introduction to Brioche Knitting

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16+
Intermediate
265
July 15, 2023
July 16, 2023
10:00 - 4:00
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Workshop Overview

This is a two day, 10 hour workshop in brioche knitting. The first morning introduces the very simplest one color brioche rib knitting with a scarf knit with super bulky weight yarn. In the afternoon you’ll learn two color brioche rib in the round, with pointers on how to fix mistakes. On the second morning, we move on to increases and decreases in brioche knitting; these create the beautiful whale tail and gull patterning on your hat or cowl. In the afternoon we’ll have time for open knitting and as needed discussions on mistakes and moving forward.

About the Instructor(s)

Michele Lee Bernstein, PDXKnitterati, is a knitting designer and teacher. She loves designing accessories, and uses interesting techniques to make small objects sing. Michele loves teaching knitters to be the boss of their knitting! She teaches for Vogue Knitting Live, guild meetings, retreats, and local shops. Her book, Brioche Knit Love combines her love for teaching and designing. Michele blogs about knitting, food, and music at PDXKnitterati.com.

Materials List: Students Bring

• One light colored and one dark colored worsted weight yarn, 100 grams each (example: Malabrigo Rios)

• 20" US 6 (4mm) circular needle

• Stitch markers

• 90 yards/82 meters super bulky weight yarn (example: Malabrigo Rasta) and US 15 (10mm) straight or circular needle for the introductory scarf. If you don’t want to knit the super bulky weight scarf, you can practice with some worsted weight yarn and US 6 (4mm) needles (knowing that you’ll probably not finish the scarf).

Optional : a row counter may be helpful too

Materials List: Provided by Instructor(s)

• Whale Watch Cap and Cowl pattern

• Brioche Entrée scarf pattern

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