How to Knit the Brioche Stitch

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This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the brioche stitch. This reversible pattern creates a thick, lofty, stretchy fabric, that looks similar to a 1×1 rib. It is a great choice for hats, scarves, and sweaters.

Skill: Easy

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:

Brioche Knit – brk

Slip Stitch Yarn Over – sl1yo

Yarn Forward – yf

Pattern:

Prep row: *Yf, sl1yo, k1; rep from * to end.

Row 1: K1, *Yf, sl1yo, brk; rep from * to end.

Row 2: *Yf, sl1yo, brk; rep from * to end.

Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Brioche Stitch

Example of the Brioche Stitch


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