In Store Class 505: Introduction to Brioche - Jan 29, 2022

C$80.00
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An Introduction to Brioche Knitting

Date: Saturday January 29, 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

Required Materials:

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.

 

Pre-Class Homework:
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

*must show proof of double vaccine to attend class in store

*Maximum class size: 4

 

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