May
20

Brioche Stitch Pot Holder

Brioche Stitch Pot Holder | Free #KnittingPattern by Vickie Howell | Vide + Written instructions

Brioche Stitch Pot Holder

This week on Ask Me Monday, we revisit bi-color brioche stitch applied to make a Brioche Stitch Pot Holder. In this episode, I cover the Brioche stitch prep row, Brioche Purl stitch, Brioche stitch and bind off. Watch the video tutorial, then use the free pattern below to make your own pot holder. Be sure to tag @vickiehowell when you do!

 


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Brioche Stitch Pot Holder: How-to

MATERIALS

25 yds Bulk-weight cotton or wool yarn, in colors: A and B. I used this.

Size U.S. 10.5, Knitter’s Pride Ginger Circular Needle (any length)

Tapestry needle

Optional: Size L Knitter’s Pride Waves Crochet Hook

 

This pot holder can be made with worsted-weight yarn, too. I’d suggest a CO number of 18 sts and a needle size of US 6/4 mm or smaller.

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

7″/18 cm wide x 7 1/2/19 cm tall

GAUGE

11 sts x 10 rows = 4″/10 cm in Brioche Stitch

SPECIAL STITCHES (See video for demonstration)

BP1 = Brioche Purl 1, purl together the slipped stitch and the YO from the row below.

BK1: Brioche Knit 1, knit together the slipped stitch and the YO from the row below.

ABBREVIATIONS

Knit Two Color Brioche Tips Checklist by @iamvickiehowell

DIRECTIONS

With A, CO 12 sts. Do not turn work.

Prep Row: (RS B, forms purl columns in B on RS) Slide work to other tip of needle and attach B wyif, *sl 1, yo, p1; rep from * across. Turn work.

Row 1: (WS A, forms purl columns in A) Wyif, *sl 1, yo, bp1 (purl together the slipped stitch and yo from row before); rep from *across. Do not turn, slide sts to opposite end of needle where B is attached.

Row 1: (WS B, forms knit columns in B) With B, *bk1 (knit together the slipped stitch and yo from row before), yf, sl 1, yo; rep from * across. Turn work.

Row 2: (RS A, forms knit columns in A) Maintain the B yo of last worked st by holding it under left needle to the back; with A, *bk1, yf, sl 1, yo; rep from * across. Do not turn, slide sts to opposite end of needle where B is attached.

Row 2: (RS B, forms purl columns in B) With B, wyif, *sl 1, yo, bp1; rep from * across. Turn work.

Repeat Rows 1 and 2 RS and WS with colors indicated, until pot holder measures 7 1/2″/ 19 cm and finishing with a RS B row.

BO using A as follows: K1, bp1, pass second stitch over first stitch on the RH needle (one st BO off.) Cont in this matter, knitting the knit stitches and bp1 ( the sl st and YO) while binding off.

FINISHING

Make Hanging Loop:

With a slip knot and crochet hook, attach A to corner of pot holder. Ch 12; join yarn in same place as you began; fasten off with a sl st.

Weave in ends.

Brioche Stitch Pot Holder | Free #KnittingPattern by Vickie Howell | Vide + Written instructions

Looking for More Brioche Stitch Primer Projects? Try these!

Brioche Stitch Pillow by Vickie Howell Free Knitting Pattern

Bi-Color Brioche Pillow

Two Color Brioche Stitch Scarf

Brioche Stitch Scarf

 

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