Knit Brioche in Portuguese Style
With André de Castro
May 15, 10:00-12:00 CDT;
May 16, 10:00-12:00 CDT;
May 22, 2:00-4:00 CDT;
May 23, 2:00-4:00 CDT
Have you struggled to learn Brioche Knitting? Want to try a different way? The economical movements of the Portuguese style of knitting fit really well with Brioche. Let André show you how easy it can be!
Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of the class for 7 days following the event.
Learn all you need to know about Brioche Knitting as André guides you through knitting swatches of 1-color and 2-color Brioche, flat and in the round:
– What Brioche knitting is
– The basic stitches and movements of Brioche
– How to read a Brioche chart
– Cast-on’s and bind- off’s specific to Brioche
– How to increase and decrease in Brioche
– Considerations for better results
– Fixing basic mistakes ….and much more.
Special skills or knowledge needed to take this workshop:
Know how to knit and purl in Portuguese Style.
__4 mm/US 6 circular needle (16-inch circular recommended or dpn’s or longer circular for Magic Loop
__ DK-weight yarns in two contrasting colors (one light, one dark); 50g each. No single-ply yarns.
__Knitting Basics: Sharp scissors, Notebook, Pen or pencil with eraser, Stitch markers, Tapestry needles (large and small), Tape measure, Small calculator