After taking a class at the Northcoast Knittery a couple of weeks ago by Jenny Sorensen, otherwise known as jerinknits, I have fallen for another knitting technique…Brioche! Jenny taught us plain brioche stitch, syncopated brioche stitch (which is plain done for several rows in the knit version, and then several rows in the purl version). crossover brioche, honeycomb brioche, and two color brioche. FUN, FUN, FUN!! Check out my samples from the class.
I really like the syncopated stitch and did a swatch in a yarn that has been beckoning me to do something with it, Panguipulli by Araucania. I love this yarn…and the look that resulted in the syncopated stitch. Already got my designing juices going…thinking about what to make with this yarn and this stitch. I expect you’ll be seeing something soon that combines these two!
The two color plain Brioche stitch is fantastic, being reversible with the two colors switching places from front to back. In fact, all the Brioche stitches are reversible except for the Honeycomb stitch.
Reversible and worked on larger needles for a lofty bounce, I’m sure these Brioche stitches are going to make their way into some future designs!