When I think of the brioche stitch, I think cozy, squishy, and deliciously warm for cool weather. Fern does not disappoint, and was an instant hit with my family and friends. Worked in worsted weight yarn, this is also a quick hat to knit up making it a great gift for someone special.
Brioche Decrease Instructions:
Slip the first stitch kwise, brk the following two stitches together, pass the slipped stitch over.
Slip the first stitch kwise, knit the next stitch, pass the slipped stitch over, place stitch on left hand needle and pass the following stitch over. Place st on right hand needle.
19” sample: MC Berroco, Blackstone Tweed (65% wool, 25% mohair, 10% angora; 130 yds/50 g): 2602 Steamers, 1 ball; CC Knit Picks, Swish (100% superwash merino; 110 yds/50g): 24661 Cobblestone Heather, 1 ball.
16” sample: MC OWool, Balance (50% certified organic merino, 50% certified organic cotton; 130 yds/50g): Sunstone, 1 hank; CC Knit Picks, Swish (100% superwash merino; 110 yds/50g): 24661 Cobblestone Heather, 1 ball.
Size U.S. 7 (4.5 mm): 16” circular (cir) and DPNs.
Tapestry needle, marker.
17 sts/20 rounds = 4” in Fern St.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.