Brioche Fade Coaster and Trivet by Xandy Peters

Brioche Fade Coaster and Trivet

Knitting
October 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in 2 color brioche stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
30 - 70 yards (27 - 64 m)
Coaster 5.5" (14 cm) wide and 5.5" (14 cm), Trivet 9" (23 cm) wide and 9" (23 cm).
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This simple pattern is a fun and functional way to test out color choices for any brioche stitch pattern with a color fade. It is the same instruction found in the gauge swatch section of the Blooming Brioche KAL. While working this small project, you’ll learn how to work a slip stitch selvedge and create a color fade in brioche stitch. It contains written and charted instructions and a few video lessons. The pattern makes a coaster or trivet using scrap amounts of fingering weight yarn.

Finished Size: Coaster 5.5” (14 cm) wide and 5.5” (14 cm), Trivet 9” (23 cm) wide and 9” (23 cm).
Yarn: Scraps of any fingering weight yarn.
Light Colors: Approx. 5g each of 2 (3) similar colors to create a fade
Dark Color: Approx. 10g of a contrasting color
Needles: Size 5 (3.75mm) circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 14 sts x 26 rows = 4 x 4” (10 x 10 cm) square in brioche stitch.
Other Materials: Tapestry needle, pins, blocking surface, steamer.