Briochaubles by K.M. Bedigan

Briochaubles

Knitting
December 2015
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
4 stitches = 1 inch
in Two-colour brioche stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
50 - 264 yards (46 - 241 m)
S (M, L)
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An easy and effective Brioche-based bauble decoration, with a range of sizes and different pattern options. Perfect for using up yarn scraps.

Two pattern options are included, and have full written instructions for three sizes (S, M, L).

Worked in a bulky yarn, these baubles work up quickly. Two balls of New Lanark Chunky (132 yds / 121 m per 100g) are sufficient to make all of the patterns (6 in total) provided in the instructions below.

Samples are shown in New Lanark Chunky, in the Cherry and Ecru colourways.

Materials
New Lanark Chunky (2 balls), or equivalent (two shades of Bulky weight yarn, approx. 132 yds / 121 m of each colour).
4 mm / US 6 DPNs
Stuffing
Tapestry needle

Optional – stitch markers

Dimensions
Option 1: 7-12 “ / 18-30 cm in diameter
Option 2: 8.5-11.5” / 21-29 cm in diameter

Gauge
4 sts = 1 inch / 2.5 cm in 1x1 brioche rib.
Gauge is adjustable, choose a needle size that will give a nice firm fabric with few gaps between sts.