Brioche is a stitch I’ve been meaning to learn for a while now. Brioche creates a lofty, warm and reversible fabric, and it seems like it is everywhere this year!
image © Stephen West
I especially like the way two-color brioche looks with one color acting as a backdrop to the raised rows of the main color like it does here in Stephen West’s Askews Me Dickey knit with Woolfolk’s super soft Får.
image © funkymunky
While it looks beautiful in neutrals I also like how two-color brioche can highlight subtle (or not so subtle) color changes in hand-dyed yarns as this Ravelry user's scarf project does.
image © Olga Buraya-Kefelian
While I’ve found lots of inspiration to learn this stitch, I hadn’t found the time to sit down and teach myself. When one of Olga’s upcoming workshops at Knit Purl turned out to be on brioche, I had to enroll! I’m looking forward to learning from such a dynamic designer and being able to add another fun stitch to my knitter’s bag of tricks.