Briocheaven "Plus" by Paige Parkin, The Knit Diaries

Briocheaven "Plus"

Knitting
March 2019
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
3321 - 4144 yards (3037 - 3789 m)
52(54, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64, 66)”/132(137, 142, 147, 152, 157, 163, 168) cm chest circumference
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Details:
Sizing: 52(54, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64, 66)”/132(137, 142, 147, 152, 157, 163, 168) 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 yarn.

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: 1661(1721, 1758, 1840, 1900, 1960, 2034, 2,072) yds worsted/bulky weight yarn OR 3321(3441, 3516, 3680, 3800, 3920, 4069, 4144) yds fingering weight yarn held double.

Other notions: Stitch markers, crochet hook/tapestry needle, scrap yarn/stitch holder and scissors.

Final measurements: 52(54, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64, 66)”/132(137, 142, 147, 152, 157, 163, 168) cm chest circumference Sweater is worn with approximately 6”/15 cm of positive ease. Model has a 34” bust and is wearing a size M/40”/102 cm size.

Body circumference: 52(54, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64, 66)”/132(137, 142, 147, 152, 157, 163, 168) cm

B) Body length: 19.25(19, 19, 18.5, 18.25, 18, 17.5, 17.5)”/49(48, 48, 47, 46, 46, 44) cm

C) Upper arm sleeve circumference:
23(23.75, 23.75, 25.25, 26, 26.75, 28, 28)”/ 58(60, 60, 64, 66, 68, 72, 72) cm.

D) Sleeve length: 22.5”/57 cm

E) Shoulder depth: 2”/5 cm

F) Garment length: 28”/71 cm

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