Rhoda Brioche Cowl by Mercedes Tarasovich

Rhoda Brioche Cowl

November 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in brioche mirrored wing stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
660 yards (604 m)
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Two-color brioche stitch is shaped into a dramatic pattern using basic brioche shaping. Rhoda looks fabulous in contrasting pairings of handdyed semi-solid or solid DK yarns.

Finished size: Approximately 10 1/2” deep, 26” circumference.
Yarn: Knitted Wit Polworth Shimmer (DK weight yarn, 85% wool, 15% silk; 330yds/4 oz); MC- Salted Caramel (tan), 1 skein; CC- Thistle (violet), 1 skein.

Needles: US size 3 (3.25 mm) 16” circular needle. Ad- just needle size as needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 22 sts and 28 rows = 4” in brioche mirrored wing stitch, worked in the round.

Notions: locking stitch markers, tapestry needle.

Skills needed: Knitting, purling, basic brioche stitches, brioche shaping, 2-color brioche rib stitch.

Modeled by the glamorous, ever patient Leelu. Leelu is a boxer-pit mix who loves lounging, hugs, hunting varmints, and enjoying a nice soup bone now and then.