Learn to Brioche – Class #2 Hat

Regular price $35.00

INSTRUCTOR: Louisa LEVEL: Intermediate FEE: $35.00/2 hour class

Saturday, June 9, 2-4pm

Let’s Learn Brioche Series - Lesson 2 - Two Color Hat

This is the second in the series of getting to know Brioche.  Brioche comes into its own when you introduce two colors:  it is beautiful on both sides unlike stranded work or intarsia with all its woven in ends. 

What you’ll learn

  1. The Brioche purl stitch.  
  2. How to work the Brioche stitch in the round
  3. How to work 2 color Brioche 
  4. 2 basic ways to decrease in Brioche
  5. How to “tink” the brioche purl stitch and the decrease stitches

Prerequisites: Comfortable with all the skills learned in Class 1 or from prior experience knitting the Brioche stitch. 

Supplies:  

  1. Bring scrap yarn and needles for practice
  2. 175 yard each of 2 colors of worsted weight yarn.  
  3. 16” circular needles size 5 or size to get gauge of 20 stitches=4 inches in Brioche stitch.
  4. Double pointed needles size 5 or size to get gauge.
  5. Crochet hook
  6. Cable needle
  7. Tapestry Needle

Homework: Cast on loosley 88 stitches in the background color, join and knit 5 rounds to create the rolled brim of the hat.

*** Please note that all yarn must be purchased at Knit This Purl That! 10 % off supplies for all classes.