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Explorations in Brioche Knitting

Master the versatile, reversible European stitch known as brioche. Knit along with Nancy as you learn the basic brioche stitches, increases and decreases, then cast on to create the deliciously textured one-color Jacki scarf or the stunningly patterned two-color Alex scarf. Patterns and charts are included!

Topics: Knitting
Cost: $40 Per Course


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There's no wrong side in knitting brioche - each row is knitted on both sides, creating a thick, cushiony fabric that is lush and lovely in one color and spectacular in two or more. Patterns are equally attractive front and back, perfect for scarves and shawls, and even larger garments where such versatility is desired.Learn the basics and nuances of brioche from an instructor who has spent 20 years researching and refining this increasingly popular stitch. Enroll in Explorations in Brioche Knitting today!What You'll Learn: How to slip stitches with yarn overs to create "shawled" brioche stitches Brioche knit and brioche purl stitches, along with syncopation of the two Some common brioche increases and decreases The Italian Cast-On and Italian Bind-Off How to follow a brioche pattern and chart in one color or two Fixing common mistakes, plus tips for weaving in ends, adding new yarn and knitting in the round Ways of blocking brioche knitting to highlight patterns or textureWhat You'll Make: Sample swatches in one color and two colors The one-color Jacki Scarf (pattern included) The two-color Alex scarf (pattern included)


  • Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Nancy Marchant
  • Cost: $40 Per Course
  • Institution: Craftsy
  • Topics: Knitting

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