Brioche Stitch Hat and Cowl | Donna Druchunas | Skillshare
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8 Lessons (22m)
    • 1. Welcome!

    • 2. Lesson 1: Introduction

    • 3. Lesson 2: The first setup round

    • 4. Lesson 3: The second setup round

    • 5. Lesson 4: Finishing the setup rounds

    • 6. Lesson 5: The first main pattern round

    • 7. Lesson 6: The second main pattern round

    • 8. Lesson 7: Special tips


About This Class

In this class, you'll learn how to knit Brioche stitch in the round with two colors. The videos in this course will step you through the technique, with lots of my personal tips and tricks.

I suggest you cast on an even number of stitches on circular needles with any old yarn you have lying around, and practice along with the videos on a swatch. Then you'll be ready to start the cowl without being worried about making mistakes!

Or, if you prefer, just cast on for the cowl and watch the videos as you work the first four rounds after the border. 

The cowl, which is a simple tube with stockinette edges, provides the perfect introduction to this fun and relaxing technique. The pattern is included with the class, along with instructions for a matching hat, in a PDF you can download.






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Donna Druchunas

Knitting Designer, Author, and Teacher

Donna Druchunas escaped a corporate cubicle to honor her passions for knitting, world travel, research, and writing. She is the author of six knitting books including Arctic Lace, Successful Lace Knitting, Kitty Knits, and Ethnic Knitting Exploration. Her new pattern line, Stories in Stitches, features historical patterns and essays.

She lives in Vermont with her husband, mother, and three cats who all help her test the usability and comfort of her finished knitted items. She teaches i...

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