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Brioche Bodice

Sleeveless V-necked top

Was: $5.50

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Was: $5.50

Sale: $3.85

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Brioche is one of the designer's favorite stitches. She loves the plush texture and strong lines of the dimensional ribbed pattern. In this sleeveless, V-necked top, she uses double decreases to shape the neckline and armhole at the same time.
Finished Size: 30 (38, 43 1/2, 48 1/2, 51 1/2)" chest/bust circumference, unstretched. Sweater shown measures 30".
Yarn: Colinette Wigwam (100% cotton; 142 yd [130 m]/100 g): #115 velvet bronze, 4 (5, 6, 6, 7) skeins. Yarn distributed by Unique Kolours.
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium
Gauge: 12 sts and 32 rows = 4" in brioche st.
Needles: Size 11 (8 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Removable marker (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Summer 2006

SKU: EP1786

Author/Speaker/Editor: Katy Ryan

Format: eProject

Customer Reviews

Rewarding knitting Review by Judith Geisser

This was my first experience with Brioches. Very easy and goes up quickly. Beautiful lines where the V-neck splits. I would suggest making a smaller size due to the normal stretch of the stitch.

(Posted on 9/15/11)