Briocheaven "mini" by Paige Parkin, The Knit Diaries

Briocheaven "mini"

Knitting
March 2019
yarn held together
Bulky
+ Bulky
= Bulky (7 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in Brioche with fingering held double or 1 strand worsted
US 10 - 6.0 mm
1068 - 1555 yards (977 - 1422 m)
3/4y(5/6y, 7/8y, 9/10y) OR 30(32, 33, 35)”/76(81, 84, 89) cm chest circumference
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Pattern Details

Sizes: 3/4y(5/6y, 7/8y, 9/10y) OR 30(32, 33, 35)”/76(81, 84, 89) cm chest circumference

Gauge: 12 stitches and 16 rows per 4” (10 cm) in Brioche st with fingering weight held double OR 1 strand of worsted weight.

Needles: (1) 24” (2) 40” circular needle in size needed to achieve gauge listed above (suggested size: US 10/6mm).

Materials Used: V1: Assorted fingering weight yarns held double, V2: Wool Addicts Air (Bulky; 84% merino wool/16% nylon; 137 yds/50 g, or ANY other yarn that knits up to desired gauge).

Yardage: 534(605, 690, 777) yds bulky/worsted weight yarn OR 1068(1210, 1381, 1555) yds fingering weight yarn held double.

Other notions: Buttons (models were ½”), stitch markers, crochet hook/tapestry needle, scrap yarn/stitch holder and scissors.

Final measurements: 30(32, 33, 35)”/76(81, 84, 89) cm chest circumference. Sweater is worn with approximately 6”/15 cm of positive ease.

A) Body circumference: 30(32, 33, 34)”/76(81, 84, 89) cm

B) Body length: 7.5(8.25, 10, 11)”/19(21, 25, 28) cm

C) Upper arm sleeve circumference:
16(16.5, 17, 18)”/ 41(42, 43, 46) cm
D) Sleeve length: 10.5(11.5, 12.5, 13.5)”/26.5(29, 31.5, 34.5) cm

E) Shoulder depth: 2”/5 cm

F) Garment length: 15.5(16.5, 18.5, 20)”/39(42, 47, 51) cm.

Special Techniques used: Brioche, German Short Row Method, 3-Needle BO Method, Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy BO.