Name
Fixing Mistakes in One and Two-Color Basic Brioche
Date
Sunday, November 14, 2021
Time
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Session Type:
2-Hour Class
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Teacher:
Faina Goberstein
Category
Knitting, Tips & Techniques
Class Details:

This class will help you to take charge and be brave in case of making a mistake while working your project in basic brioche. We will cover some important points and the rhythm of basic brioche knitting that can help you find a solution to various problems. You will see how to fix a running stitch, find a dropped yarnover, use a lifeline, deal with bowing sides, and, most daring of all: unravel rows and place stitches back on the needle.

Technique Requirements: knit/purl, cast on/bind off, students must be comfortable with basic brioche knitting in two colors. This is NOT a learning how to brioche class.

Homework:

Swatch #1 Basic Brioche in one color
CO 30 sts (including 2 selvage sts)
Set-up row: Sl1, *sl1yo, p1; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 1 (RS): Sl1, *sl1yo, brk1; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 2 (WS: As Row 1.
Repeat rows 1 and 2 for pattern until swatch is 3 inches long. Leave sts on needle.

Swatch #2 Basic Brioche in two colors
CO 30 sts (including 2 selvage sts). Slide to the other end of the needle.
Set-up row: (RS) Join B, sl1, *sl1yo, p1; rep from * to last st, k1. Turn.
Row 1 (WS): With A, sl1, *sl1yo, brp1; rep from * to last st, k1. Slide.
Row 1a (WS): With B, sl1, *brk1, sl1yo; rep from * to last st, k1. Turn.
Row 2 (RS): With A, sl1, * brk1, sl1yo; rep from * to last st, k1. Slide.
Row 2a (RS): With B, sl1, *sl1yo, brp1; rep from * to last st, k1. Turn.
Repeat rows 1-2a for pattern until swatch is 3 inches long. Leave sts on needle.

Supplies for Class:

Homework swatches with yarn attached, 20 inches of waste cord/yarn, crochet hook, extra double-pointed needle in matching size, locking markers, blocking pins, and blocking square.