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High Contrast

Knitting
October 2012
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches in over brioche st using size 10 (6mm) circular needle (unstretched).
US 10 - 6.0 mm
Instructions are written for size Small/Medium. Changes for Large/X-Large are in parentheses. (Shown in size Small/Medium.)

high contrast
A striking black-and-white color scheme, deeply textured stitch pattern, and a simple, but bold shape are the height of fashion.

BRIOCHE STITCH PONCHO
The brioche ribbing in this design hugs the body to keep out the chill. Simple or minimal designs like this are good candidates for highly textured and dramatically colored yarns. Knitting it in classic black and white keeps it elegant.

WHAT YOU NEED
Yarn
Chunky by Misti Alpaca, 3 1/2oz/100g hanks, each approx 109yd/100m (baby alpaca) YARN WT = 5
• 4 (5) hanks in #2L470 black cream

GAUGE
12 sts and 14 rnds to 4”/10cm over brioche st using size 10 (6mm) circular needle (unstretched).
Take time to check gauge.