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Brioche Intarsia Workshop with Xandy Peters

October 2 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Brioche stitch and Intarsia colorwork are best friends. In fact, it’s easier to do intarsia with 2- color brioche than it is with stockinette or garter stitch! In this class, we’ll review 2 color brioche stitch, then cast on a flat swatch. Using a combination of shaping and intarsia, students will knit a wavy color swatch. In the second half of class, students will learn how to modify their swatch, how to work in the round, and how to add intarsia elements to existing brioche pattern.

Skills needed:

  • previous brioche experience, in 2-color brioche.

Materials:

  • 3 colors of dk or worsted weight yarn
  • Circular needles in a US #6 (4mm)
  • stitch markers
  • a pencil and eraser
  • 2 different colored highlighters

Preparation:

Bring in something you’ve knit in 2-color brioche. A flat swatch works fine.

About Xandy Peters

Xandy Peters is a knitting designer and teacher, best known as the innovator of the stacked stitch technique and for the Fox Paws pattern. Starting out as a footwear and product designer, Xandy turned to knitting as a way to explore textiles and surfaces without using factory production and has since made a career out of publishing new patterns and teaching workshops. Xandy has been published in magazines such as Vogue Knitting, Twist Collective, Knitscene, Knitty, and Pom Pom Quarterly, has a Bluprint class teaching the stacked stitch technique and continues to self publish patterns monthly. Xandy also blogs about design, crafting, and baking on soimakestuff.com and posts craft videos on YouTube.