Zillah Brioche Cowl by Mercedes Tarasovich

Zillah Brioche Cowl

November 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in twisted lozenge brioche pattern
US 3 - 3.25 mm
330 yards (302 m)
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This flat-knit brioche stitch cowl uses brioche shaping stitches and cable twists to create a gorgeous, warm, insulating fabric that looks fabulous in handdyed semi-solid or solid DK yarns.

Finished size: Approximately 24” long and 9” wide, un-buttoned.

Yarn: Sincere Sheep Luminous (DK weight yarn, 85% wool, 15% silk; 330 yds/4 oz); Kung Hey Fat Choy, 1 skein.

Needles: US size 3 (3.25 mm) straight or circular nee- dle. Adjust needle size as needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 22 sts and 28 rows = 4” in brioche twisted lozenge stitch, worked flat.

Notions: Cable needle, tapestry needle, 7- 5/8” buttons, sewing needle and thread.

Skills needed: Knitting, purling, k2tog decreases, basic brioche stitches, brioche shaping, brioche cable twists, yarnovers.

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.