Class-Beginning Brioche Fall 2022

$60.00
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CLASS INFO - please scroll to the end and read carefully prior to enrolling in this class

*all students are required to wear a mask & be fully vaccinated against covid to participate*

Have you ever seen wonderfully squishy brioche knitwear and thought: I’d like to learn how to do this? It’s easier than you might think, and you can learn the basics in this advanced beginner course. We’ll start with 1-color brioche and then move into 2-color work, which creates a terrific reversible fabric. Pre-class homework is required! 

SKILLS NEEDED: knitting, purling & working in the round with yarn held in both hands

SKILLS LEARNED: one-color brioche, two-color brioche

CLASS DATES: 3 Wednesdays // 6pm - 8pm

  • October 5, 12, and 19 (first class is mandatory to attend remaining two classes)

TEACHER: Shawn 

COST: $60, plus class supplies listed below. 

SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR THE CLASS: 

Yarn: 

  • For Sample: 50 yards of scrap dk/worsted weight of 2 colors
  • For Class Project: 2 Contrasting Colors in DK or Worsted weight yarn (approx. 130 yards of Color 1 and 160 yards of Color 2), and 50 yards of scrap yarn

Needles & Notions:

  • US 5/3.75 mm 16 in circular needle (or variation based on your method of knitting in the round)
  • tapestry needle, scissors, tape measure & stitch markers

Pattern:  


PRE-CLASS HOMEWORK: Please come to the first class with a swatch knitted using scrap yarn (download Class Details below for complete instructions)

  • cast on at least 40 stitches in total, even number of stitches
  • knit stockinette (all knits) in the round
  • choose your method: single circular needle, DPNs, magic loop, or two-needle method 
  • aim to have about 2 inches knitted before our first class
  • don’t bind off your swatch but leave on needles and bring to class

Printable Beginner Brioche Class Details

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