Brioche Gaiter in Camel Hair
Pattern Description from Interweave Online Store:* “What better design for an expensive, exotic, and somewhat fragile fiber than this soft, caressing neck warmer - -so lightweight you hardly know it’s there. The wide ribs and slipped stitches take advantage of the lofty nature of the fiber and add body to the knitted piece.”
Finished Size: About 19½” (49.5 cm) circumference and 6¾” (17 cm) tall. To fit an adult.
Yarn: Classic Elite Blithe (100% baby camel; 128 yd 117 m/25 g): #60675 fawn, 1 skein.
Yarn weight: #3 - Light
Gauge: 16 sts and 28 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in brioche st worked in the rnd.
Needles: Size 7 (4.5 mm): 16” (40-cm) circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Marker (m); tapestry needle.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Fall 2003