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Brioche Knitting Resources

  Thanks for joining us for these brioche knitting tutorials! In these three articles, we show you how to knit basic brioche stitch, brioche stitch in the round, and 2-color brioche stitch. Plus, we walk you through brioche decrease stitches. Brioche Knitting 101: The BRK Stitch Brioche Knitting 102: The BRP Stitch, Brioche Knitting on Circular Needles, and 2-Color Brioche Stitch Brioche 201: Decreasing Stitches in Brioche Knitting Looking for projects to practice your brioche knitting? Try Skipp, a simple brioche stitch hat that can be knit with Loft or Peerie yarn, with fun two-color brioche and striped variations. Or,...

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Skipp KAL

  Today is the first day of our Skipp KAL! The Skipp hat is a great project to put your brioche knitting skills to work. Whether you are new to brioche knitting or are seasoned in the technique, the pattern is a satisfyingly quick knit. To participate in our Skipp KAL, you’ll need the pattern for Skipp and two skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Loft in the colors of your choice, or other fingering weight yarn(s) of your choice. The Skipp pattern is available as a free gift with the purchase of any of the marled colors of Loft to make Skipp. Orders...

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New Marled Colors in Shelter and Loft

  We have exciting news for anyone who loves the textures of woolen-spun yarn: Brooklyn Tweed’s marled colors are now available in Loft, and there are two new colors to round out the palette! Our marled colors are created by combining two strands that are each a different color into a 2-ply yarn. The resulting yarn knits up into a speckled fabric, adding rustic depth to stitch patterns like stockinette, ribbing or even brioche.   Amaranth and Caraway   The marls include two striking new colors: Amaranth, a sirenic mix of red and burgundy, and Caraway, a fiery sunset marled...

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Winter of Colorwork KAL Wrap Up

On this final day of our Winter of Colorwork KAL, we want to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who has been knitting along with us. With each project uploaded to Ravelry or shared on Instagram, our minds expand with inspiration and the creative potential of this venerable craft we all deeply cherish. If you have been following along with our KAL blog posts over these past few weeks, your Pascal cardigan, or other colorwork project,  should be finished or nearly complete - but if you still have some knitting to do don't fret, it's all a part of...

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Winter of Colorwork KAL Part 7: Finishing

Hello knitters, and welcome to the penultimate week of our Winter of Colorwork KAL. Today we are talking about finishing tips and tricks for colorwork cardigans to ensure that each aspect of your knitted garment will wear well over time. After steeking a cardigan you will need to add some much needed structure to the freshly cut edge by picking up and knitting the collar and button band. Your pattern will indicate how many stitches to pick up for each section of your cardigan, typically along the right front edge, right front neck, top of sleeves & back neck, left front neck,...

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