Brioche Galaxy by Kristen Trubisz

Brioche Galaxy

Knitting
August 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in brioche st in the round; brk round + 1 brp round = 1 brioche round
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
200 - 210 yards (183 - 192 m)
One-size to fit 20-24" head
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This is a beginner brioche hat inspired by Hubble Telescope images of Spiral Galaxies.

It is worked in brioche rib in the round until desired height. Basic right and left slanting decreases are introduced to shape the crown. Detailed instructions are given for all stitches.

Materials:
-2 contrasting 100g skeins of worsted weight yarn (You will use about half of each skein).
-16” circular needles sizes US 6 and US 8
-US 6 dpns or preferred needles for smaller circumference knitting
-2 different stitch markers

12/12/18
Please note that this pattern has been corrected. Crown Shaping Rnd 1 should read:
with MC in back: brRdec, (slyo, brk), repeat ( ) to 1 st before middle marker, sl1yo, sm, brLdec, slyo (brk, slyo) repeat ( ) to last 2 stitches, brk1, bring yarn to front, slip last stitch purl-wise and drop MC yarn in front. (4 st decreased)