You have mastered the technique of Brioche but now wish to expand into novelty Brioche
and experiment with color! Learn to create patterning using Brioche or Tuck techniques.
You will learn all of these methods and numerous tips and tricks while taming any mistakes that might occur along the way when creating Tenchi Cowl.
Knowledge of basic brioche is required for this class.
Version 1: Worsted weight yarn
Sample shown in Jill Draper Makes Stuff Hudson (100% US Superwash Merino; 240 yards / 219 m, 113g) – Blue Steel (MC) 1 skein, Spark (CC) 1 skein.
Version 2: Aran weight yarn
Sample shown in MillaMia Naturally Soft Aran (100% Extrafine Merino wool; 87 yards / 80 m; 50g) – #230 Cobalt (MC) 3 balls, #202 Stone (CC) 3 balls
Bring some scrap smooth yarn in light color and appropriate needle size to swatch with to master the technique before casting on for the cowl.
Pattern and homework:
Purchase Tenchi Cowl pattern and bring with you to class. No other homework.
Having learned to knit at her mother’s knee, Olga’s love of design began at a very young age. Seeking inspiration from industrial and architectural sources, she strives to translate those experiences through her work with knitwear.
Author of Ori Ami Knits: Fiber Geometry, Olga resides in Alexandria, VA, where she designs her own line of garments and accessories under the Olgajazzy brand and collaborates with numerous yarn companies.
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11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
12 p.m. – 6 p.m.