Bits & Bobs in Brioche by Stephen West
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Bits & Bobs in Brioche

Knitting
April 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in 2 color brioche stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
250 - 260 yards (229 - 238 m)
One Size
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Gather a colorful array of DK weight leftovers and knit this stripey brioche stitch hat. Work 2 rounds in 1x1 rib and then syncopate the knits and purls to create a reversible moss stitch fabric. The simple construction begins with an I-cord cast. This hat is a slouchy style and you can fold the brim for a cozy double layer.

Finished Measurements: 20” / 51cm circumference, 9.5” / 24cm from cast on edge to top of hat. Measurements taken unblocked and shown on a 21.5” / 55cm head circumference.

Yarn: DK weight

Shown in: A variety of DK weight wools including…
Hedgehog Fibres Merino DK
Madelinetosh Tosh DK
House of a la Mode Dreamy DK
Republic of Wool DK Superwash Merino

Yardage: Approximately 250yds / 229m total

Needles: 40” US 7 / 4.5mm circular

Notions: 1 stitch marker, tapestry needle

Gauge: 16 sts & 30 rnds = 4” / 10cm in two-color brioche stitch