Brioche Mitts by Chiaki Hayashi

Brioche Mitts

August 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
5 stitches = 1 inch
in Brioche stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
130 yards (119 m)
One size fits all.
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Squishy Brioche stitches are perfect for fingerless mittens!

These Mitts are a great project to learn - Brioche knitting with two colors and work in flat. Before you challenge yourself with a big Brioche shawl, why don’t you practice with these cute quick projects? It is so much fun to create interesting patterns with Brioche decreasing and increasing.

Yardage above is a total of two colors.

  • Color A (K stitch on RS) - 70 yards
  • Color B (P stitch on RS) - 60 yards

The instruction is for one size, so please choose the yarn for your size.

  • Sports weight ~ light DK - Small / Medium
  • DK - Medium / Large
  • (You can knit with Worsted for Men’s size.)

Brioche stitches are very stretchy and forgiving.

US #3
You need 1~2 size smaller needles for Brioche knitting.
Since you need to work twice in the same row, you need to use either circular needles or long DPN.