Worked from the brim up, learn how to make this cushiony and reversible two-color brioche beanie for the perfect holiday gift!
Yarn: For hat: 200 yards (total) comprised of two balls of contrasting yarn (one light, one dark), of 100% wool (avoid any synthetic or plant fibers), worsted.
Needles: US size 7 in 16” circular and/or same size DPN OR 32” circulars (for crown of hat - student’s preference), Stitch markers
For learning sample: Two colors, no more than 30 yards each, of worsted or bulky weight yarn, one light color, one dark color, for learning the technique and practicing in class, with appropriate needle size to suit yarn weight.
REQUIRED homework - please complete both prior to workshop:
For learning sample, worked flat: with stash yarn, cast on 26 st with color A, knit 4 rows in garter stitch to create a border.
For hat, worked in the round: With Color A, cast on 84 stitches and join in the round without twisting the cast on and place marker to mark the end of the round. Work 1 to 1.5” of K3, P3 rib Round 1: Knit to end