Tomoko by Bristol Ivy


October 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 52 rows = 4 inches
in Brioche pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
495 yards (453 m)
One Size
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From the author of the trailblazing ‘Knitting Outside the Box’, this follow-up collection of six knitting patterns delves deeper into innovative ways of working with knitted fabric by exploring drape and fold.

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One size: 73cm / 28¾” circumference at narrowest point, 87cm / 34¼” circumference at widest point x 41cm / 16¼” deep

Yarn: North Light Fibers Water Street (DK weight; 60% super-fine
Merino, 40% cashmere; 151m / 165yds per 57g skein)
Yarn A: Pussy Willow; 2 skeins
Yarn B: Pebble; 1 skein


Yarn: The Farmer’s Daughter Fibers Pishkun (DK weight; 100% Montana Rambouillet; 233m / 255yds per 100g skein)
Yarn A: Winter Wolf; 2 skeins
Yarn B: Chinook Winds; 1 skein

18 sts and 52 rows = 10cm / 4” over brioche pattern on 4mm needles
after blocking.

Needles: 4mm / US 6 circular needle, 80cm / 32” length
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 2 locking stitch markers, tapestry needle

Notes: Tomoko is started from a small number of stitches and increased every fourth row. After the piece is complete, it is partially cast off, and then overlapped and joined together during the remainder of the cast-off.