Briocherie Hat by Kate Oates

Briocherie Hat

March 2023
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
10.5 stitches and 17 rows = 4 inches
in 2-color Brioche Rib
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
115 - 145 yards (105 - 133 m)
18.25 (19.75, 21.25)"/46.5 (50, 54) cm
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Reversible brioche fabric meets bulky yarn in this unimaginably squishy slouch featuring the new Spincycle Yarns Plump. Hat features asymmetrical detailing built with mirrored increasing & decreasing. You’ll fly through this quick knit already planning colors for your next, just like many of my test knitters did!

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Pattern is written for knitters confident with basic brioche skills. Instructions with video links are provided for increase & decrease techniques.

Child/XS (S/M, M/L)
18.25 (19.75, 21.25)“/46.5 (50, 54) cm
10 (10.5, 11)”/25.5 (26.5, 28) cm
Size 10.5 (6.5 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular needles and set of DPNs (or preferred small circumference needles)
Stitch markers, including a distinguishable marker plus at least two removable markers, tapestry needle
10.5 sts and 17 rows per 4”/10 cm in 2-color Brioche Rib
Bulky weight yarn:
60 (65, 75) yards/55 (60, 70) meters each A & B

Sample Information
Shown in Child/XS with approximately 2.75”/7 cm Negative Ease. Choose the size with a Finished Circumference that is 2-3”/5-7.5 cm smaller than your actual head circumference.

Spincycle Yarns Plump {100% wool; 100 yards/91 meters per skein} 1 skein each A & B
A: Bruised Ego
B: Sex on the Beach