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Brioche Class - 29 April and 6 May 2017


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Stephen West has brought about a renaissance of brioche - in these two classes with the wonderful Sue Schreuder, learn all the tips and tricks of this special stitch. 


Saturday 29 April and 6 May 2017

10.30am - 12pm

Holland Road Yarn Co,

Basement, Grand Arcade, 16 Willis Street


2 x 90 minute classes so you get a chance to practise in between without rushing.

Part One

  • Introduction to brioche – including terms and chart symbols
  • Yarn choices, needles and patterns.
  • One colour brioche knitted flat
  • The set up row
  • How to manage the ends.
  • Increases – left leaning and right leaning and centred

Part Two

  • Two colour Brioche
  • Brioche purl
  • How to knit 2 colour brioche flat
  • when to slide and when to turn
  • The Italian cast on
  • Hints when knitting Brioche in the round
  • Fixing mistakes

What you need

3.5 to 4 mm needles – 2 colour brioche needs a circular needle or long dpns

One light and one dark colour yarn – preferably around a dk or worsted weight wool (Use up some scraps if you have them.

Some locking stitch markers

Crochet hook to pick up dropped stitches

This class is for knitters who can cast on, knit, purl, yo, k2tog ssk.