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.