Brioche Armwarmers Workshop with Olga Buraya-Kefelian: TU Jul 16 & 23, 7-9 pm

$85.00

Make these textured reversible armwarmers while practicing Brioche in the round. Learn to create and manipulate Brioche patterning using increases and decreases. Adorned with finishing details of Tubular Cast on and matching Tubular Bind off, these armwarmers are the perfect project to practice and perfect your skills!

14 in stock

Description

Make these textured reversible armwarmers while practicing Brioche in the round. Learn to create and manipulate Brioche patterning using increases and decreases. Adorned with finishing details of Tubular Cast on and matching Tubular Bind off, these armwarmers are the perfect project to practice and perfect your skills!

Two 2-hour classes

Skills required: knowledge of basic brioche

Skills learned:

  • Two kinds of Tubular Cast On
  • Working Brioche in the round
  • Increasing in Brioche
  • Decreasing in Brioche
  • Tubular Bind off

Materials:

To fit palm circumference 7-7.5 (8-8.5, 9-9.5)“

5.75 (7, 8)“ palm circumference, 9.5” long

  • 223 (223, 280) yds of any other fingering weight yarn
  • Size US 2 (2.75 mm) set of double pointed needles
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers
  • Waste yarn
  • Copy of Gren armwarmers pattern before arriving to class

Homework:

Make a Brioche swatch in the round using work yarn and needle size to obtain gauge 22 sts and 60 rnds = 4” in brioche stitch, blocked

Note that 60 rnds in brioche stitch, viewed from the RS, will appear to be only 30 rnds. Wash and block the swatch, but do not cut the yarn of the swatch from the ball and bring it to class.