This cozy brioche poncho (Brioncho) starts with an I-cord cast on followed by two-color brioche in the round. Customize the number of saddle shoulder increases to get your own size. Continue knitting a tube until you create the armholes by working the front and back separately as flat pieces.
Sizes: Customizable with top-down construction.
Finished Measurements: 20” / 51cm neck circumference, 56” / 142cm body circumference. Body circumference and length are customizable. Measurements taken unblocked. Shown on a 42” / 107cm chest circumference and 50” / 127cm yoke circumference with 6” / 15cm of positive ease.
Yarn: DK or Worsted weight
Shown in: MC - Ton of Wool Cormo Aran Weight, Color - White
CC - Madelinetosh Tosh DK, Color - Seaglass
Yardage: These are approximate estimates for a large size like the sample. You may not need this much for a smaller size and a larger size will require a bit more.
MC - approximately 860yds / 786m
CC - approximately 800yds / 732m
Needles: 40” US 7 / 4.5mm circular
Notions: 4 stitch markers, 1 split ring marker, tapestry needle
Gauge: 18 sts & 20 rnds = 4” / 10cm in two-color brioche stitch
BRK: brioche knit also known as bark, knit the stitch (that was slipped in the previous row) together with its yarn over.
Saddle Shoulders, Rnd 1 MC: Brkyobrk, sl1yo, (brk1, sl1yo) to 1 st before m, brkyobrk, slm, sl1yo, (brk1, sl1yo) 5 times, slm, repeat …