Knitting Brioche

Knitting Brioche

The Essential Guide to the Brioche Stitch

eBook - 2009
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A guide to brioche stitch, a knitting technique that creates a double-sided fabric. Includes detailed instructions and step-by-step photos, a stitch dictionary including 60 beautiful stitch patterns with many multicolor options, and 25 patterns for garments and accessories, all made with brioche stitches, some combined with other design elements including cables, lace, intarsia and more!
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, 2009.
ISBN: 9781440309977
1440309973
Characteristics: 1 online resource (108 p.) : col.ill.
Summary: A guide to brioche stitch, a knitting technique that creates a double-sided fabric. Includes detailed instructions and step-by-step photos, a stitch dictionary including 60 beautiful stitch patterns with many multicolor options, and 25 patterns for garments and accessories, all made with brioche stitches, some combined with other design elements including cables, lace, intarsia and more!

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westcarleton
Oct 16, 2016

I own this book and although it has some very good photos and the detail is there, I found it very hard to make this book useful. For example I started the 2 colour brioche fingerless mitts which uses the increase of BrkYoBrk and it took me 15 minutes to find the instructions for this, which is not included in the Index or Table of Contents. One of the biggest flaws is a font used that should only appear on wedding invitations and this makes all level 2 type headings almost illegible. A friend and I agree this book, although full of information, is daunting and actually is discouraging for the new user. I would start with YouTube and some simple brioche patterns in order to learn this knitting technique. The book can be useful later on.

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Sep 01, 2010

Photos included with detailed instructions for each step of the Brioche stitch and variations. The last third of the book is actual projects using these stitches. Yarn weight and needle size translations at the back.

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