Skill level: Intermediate. Basic two color brioche skills are not required, but are recommended. Techniques used: brioche knit (brk), brioche purl (brp), simple brioche increases and decreases, seaming.
This pattern is both written and charted, for your convenience! A photo tutorial showing the special two-color brioche seaming technique is also included.
Size: One size: 28” / 71cm circ. by 16” / 40.6cm height at widest point, measured after blocking and seaming.
Yarn: 780 yds / 713.2m Fingering / Sock weight yarn
Main color (MC): 400yds / 365.7m
Contrast color (CC): 380yds / 347.4m
Sample Shown in:
MC: 1 skein Backyard Fiberworks Meadow Light in color Coastal
CC: 1 skein SilverSpun® Sock in color Coastal
Needles: 32” long size US 5 / 3.75mm circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge. Circular needles are used for brioche knitting and to accommodate large number of stitches.
Gauge: 26 sts x 28 rows = 4” / 10cm; measured in two-color brioche stitch taken after blocking.
Tools: tapestry needle, row counter
Yarn included in this kit:
Swift Tender Sock
80% Superwash Merino + 20% Nylon
Kit #1 Colorways; Cherry Blossom & Karma
Kit #2 Colorways; Folklore & Twin Peaks