Brioche stitch

I am playing with this stitch, in particular it’s parallel with machine knit Fisherman’s Rib (Cardigan Stitch). I have been helped in this by Nancy Marchant’s ‘Knitting Fresh Brioche’. The title makes me feel hungry, I can smell buttery brioche and croissant just mentioning it!  However, I digress. ‘Knitting Fresh Brioche’ is a very useful book in which Nancy writes about two colour brioche in depth. 

As a designer I particularly like the fact that technique and stitch variations are explored and explained whilst garment patterns are kept to a minimum.  

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