Brioche Knitting
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Learn everything you need to know about brioche knitting, from increasing and decreasing to working with two-colors, even how to fix mistakes.
Projects + Techniques
One touch is all it takes to fall in love with reversible brioche fabric. Learn the basics of this textured technique as you knit three accessible brioche accessories.
Mercedes Tarasovich
Mercedes Tarasovich
Bring luscious texture and stunning, reversible patterns to your knitting. Nancy Marchant, the Queen of Brioche, shows how to master this European stitch.
Nancy Marchant
Nancy Marchant
The hype around brioche knitting is legit: it's totally gorgeous and deliciously squishy. Plus, knowing how to brioche gives you serious knitter cred.
Master brioche lace knitting as you create a stunning shawl.
Lesley Anne Robinson
Lesley Anne Robinson
Learn the techniques you need to bring beautiful brioche knits to life as you use a new, one-of-a-kind brioche stitch to create a captivating accessory!
Nancy Marchant
Nancy Marchant
Two color-brioche knitting gets a lot of love, but one-color brioche can be just as satisfying. Take this brioche ribbed scarf — pure, squishy, scarf heaven. If you've never tried brioche knitting before, this is a great way to get a feel for it.
From graphic stripes to more complicated double knitting, hats are the perfect canvas to practice and learn new skills. They're pretty small, so you aren't committing to a lifetime of knitting a technique you may not love, and except for some crown shaping, they're basically just knitting a tube — by keeping the structure simple, you're free to focus on your new skill. So when you're in the market to try something new, check out one of these skill-building hats.
As we learned before on the Bluprint knitting blog, the brioche stitch creates a double thick fabric. It has amazing texture and provides a lofty feel. It is worked with only two pattern rows, each containing a wrap and a brioche stitch (brioche knit or brioche purl). Adapting brioche to work in the round is not very difficult. below you will find a photo tutorial to guide you through the process.
Lisa Gutierrez
Shop Supplies
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