Field Guide No 21: Brioche
Field Guide No. 21: Brioche is perfect for knitters new to the technique, with how-to instructions, tips and hints, and four patterns that set a knitter up for brioche glory, guided by the world's foremost expert on the brioche technique, Nancy Marchant.
The focus is on two-color brioche, because that’s the most straightforward way to get the hang of it. Experienced brioche knitters will love this Field Guide, too. These designs are modern and simple, perfect for that the sweet spot where technique meets practiced repetition.
Cushiest Cowl: Elemental, graphic, superfun. A great starting point in two sizes, using readily available worsted yarns.
Honeycomb Scarf: Broken-rib brioche is one of the most beautiful fabrics and squishiest fabrics around. With two gradient yarns, it becomes a sophisticated swath of color. It's a terrific showcase for gradient yarns.
Dotty Wrist Warmers: Colorful snack-sized brioche. Includes a set of stitch patterns for varying the look. Worsted weight wool.
Cocoon Top: Nancy’s endless inventiveness gives us this snuggly layering piece—two-color brioche melded with a stitch pattern that adds graphic interest. Another inventive use of worsted-weight basics.
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