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Harlow Hat: Brioche Technique

Harlow Hat: Brioche Technique

$0.00 $75.00

Level Level 3
Level

This is a general guideline, check individual class page for more details.

Beginner: No experience necessary — we’ll teach you everything!

Beginner Plus:   You have taken a 101 class or equivalent. You are familiar with threading your machine or know basic knit or crochet stitches.

Intermediate: You’ve got a few projects under your belt. You’ve made a few things and are looking to increase your knowledge.

Advanced: You know quite a bit about your chosen craft and you’re ready to take it to the next level.

Teacher Kristen

3 in stock and available for pickup at:
59 Broadway, Denver, CO

This class is two sessions, please ensure you can attend both sessions. Both sessions are two hours, 5:30-7:30

Have you wanted to learn how to knit brioche, but unsure where to start? The Harlow Worsted Hat by Andrea Mowry is the perfect pattern to learn brioche with. By using two colors, we will be able to easily distinguish stitches and make a reversible wearable hat and learn a new stitch!

Techniques Covered in this Class

  • Brioche Knit Stitch
  • 2 Color Brioche 
  • Decreases in Brioche

Techniques to be Comfortable With Before Class

  • Knitting and Purling in the round
  • Decrease Stitches

Required Materials (sold separately)

  • Harlow Worsted by Andrea Mowry.  Please purchase and have this pattern before class. You may also buy this at Fancy Tiger Crafts, but please allow time for us to print the pattern before class.
  • Yarn: Worsted Weight in 2 colors - Approximately 30-50 g each
    • Suggested Yarn: Brooklyn Tweed Shelter
  • Size US 5/3.75 mm - 16”/40 cm circular
  • Size US 6/4 mm - 16”/40 cm circular
  • Size US 6/4 mm - DPNs (or a longer circular for Magic Loop) (Use the needle size you need to achieve gauge, go down one size for brim.)
  • Stitch Marker
  • Tapestry Needle

Homework

Please cast on your stitches for your hat before coming to class. The pattern is written for both 2 color tubular cast on or a German Twisted Cast On. Please do whatever stretchy cast on you prefer. Completing the cast on before class will allow us to focus on the brioche techniques.

Ages 18+
*Please note that for the safety of our community and staff, we require a properly worn mask for all in-person events.

Photos- Credit © Andrea Mowry