Giant Color Shift Brioche Scarf by Shaina Scott
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Giant Color Shift Brioche Scarf

Knitting
March 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 17 rows = 4 inches
in 1x1 Brioche Rib
US 7 - 4.5 mm
490 - 510 yards (448 - 466 m)
100" x 6"
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Brioche Rib is a fun technique that creates a super squishy fabric that is great for items that you want to snuggle into. This is the Pattern that I created to compliment my Beginner Brioche class because it covers all the basics that you need to master before moving on to more advanced Brioche Techniques. By making this scarf you will learn: The German Twisted Cast-on (also known as the Old Norwegian Cast-on), Basic Brioche Rib Stitch, how to knit Brioche flat using 1 or 2 colors, and how to bind-off. A giant scarf might seem like a big undertaking for a beginner, but once you start it knits up super quickly thanks to the chunky yarn, color changes and the addiction of the Brioche Rib stitch.

Have fun making it and be sure to use #GiantColorShiftBriocheScarf in your Instagram posts.

Needle Info:
You will need to use either a size 7 (4.5 mm) 16” circular needle or DPN’s for the 2-color portion of the scarf.

Yarn Requirements:
3 balls in 3 different colors of Knitpicks City Tweed Aran/HW
(Colors pictured have been discontinued, sorry.)
OR
About 165 yards each of 3 colors of any Aran/Heavy Worsted Weight Yarn

If you are interested in my Basic Brioche class, I’ve written up a description here. Please contact me via PM or E-Mail if you would like to discuss having me teach this class at your event or shop.

Check out this post for a tutorial on the German Twisted Cast-On.