Half Brioche Stitch

The Half Brioche Stitch Knitting Pattern Tutorial by Knitiversity

About this Stitch Pattern

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the half brioche stitch. The half brioche stitch creates a ridge-looking design. The half brioche stitch would be great for hats, scarves, and blankets!

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Stitch Pattern Details

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Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On:Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Row 1: (Wrong Side): Purl.
  • Row 2: K1, *K1B, k1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: Purl.
  • Row 4: K1B, *k1, K1B; rep from * to end.

Repeat rows 1-4 until you have reached your desired length.

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2 thoughts on “Half Brioche Stitch

    • Johnny Vasquez says:

      It creates a subtle textured fabric. It does look a lot like stockinette but with a slightly bumpy feel.

      K1B does not add extra stitches.

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