Any odd number
Scarves, dish cloths
The single color brioche knit stitch is the perfect starting point to learn brioche knitting. It’s a reversible stitch that’s soft and stretchy, perfect for all sorts of projects.
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The single color brioche knit stitch can be paired with just about any fiber of yarn in your stash. Brioche knitting creates a pretty thick fabric so light and medium weight yarns are very practical options but you can certainly use any weight yarn for this stitch.
Supplies used in demonstration video:
- Red Heart Scrubby Smoothie Yarn
- US 10 Knitting Needle
- Yarn Needle
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Abbreviations & Special Stitches
- BRK Brioche Knit**
- K Knit
- Rep Repeat
- Sl1p Slip One Purlwise
- YO Yarn Over
** BRK: Knit designated stitch together with it’s corresponding yarn over from previous row.
Cast on an odd number of stitches.
Row 1 (set up row): K. *YO, Sl1p, k. Rep from * to end of row.
Row 2: K. *BRK, YO, Sl1p. Rep from * to last st. K last st.
Row 3: K. *YO, Sl1p, BRK. Rep from * to last st. K last st.
Repeat: Rep rows 2 and 3 until your project measures the length you want.
Bind off in pattern. Instead of slipping one purlwise, purl instead and bind it off.
see how it’s done
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