In Store Class 1001A: Introduction to Brioche - Oct 1, 2022
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An Introduction to Brioche Knitting
Date: Saturday October 1, 10:00am - 12:00noon
Learn to master two colour Brioche Knitting, by starting with a swatch.
In this class we’ll cover the three main stitches used in Brioche Knitting - BRK (or Bark), BRP (or Burp), and Sl1yo! Once you have mastered these techniques on a swatch, you’ll be ready to knit your first scarf or cowl, and you’ll be surprised how simple and rhythmic it truly is!
About Robbie: A knitwear designer and instructor living in Toronto, Ontario, Robbie has designed patterns for Estelle Yarns and Rib Magazine, as well as publishing Architexture: Shape and Design - a knitting pattern book that allows the beauty of the yarn to shine with the shawl; hat and glove patterns designed by Robbie.
Duration/Sessions: 2 hour session
Project: Brioche swatch
Skill Level: Intermediate.
Knitting and Purling and the ability to differentiate between knit and purl stitches
4.0-4.5mm 24” or longer circular needle (note that straight needles cannot be used in Brioche)
50g each of two highly contrasting colours of Worsted Weight Yarn.
Prior to the class you should cast on 23 stitches using the darker of your two colours.
Minimum of 2 for class to proceed: option for refund or reschedule if minimum not met
*Maximum class size: 6
*Masks to be worn at all times during class
*No refunds for cancellations within 3 days of the scheduled class