So I have seen lots of examples of brioche stitch, and tend to think they look rather nifty. Then the other day I read a two sentence description of the gist of the process. Armed with this rather scanty information, I decided I could do it. I had seen a picture where two different colors of yarn made vertical stripes, and I decided that would be an excellent place to start. Turns out I’m not that cool. Not even a little. Not by a long shot. I ended up with the mess over there on the left.
Now it’s a bit hard to see exactly what’s going on, as these are two rather colorful yarns, so I did a bit of a solid color swatch to see if I could figure it out. That’s over there on the right.
Alas, they are decidedly non-stripe like. They are a few other things though…namely stretchy, seriously smooshy, the same on both sides, and completely curl proof. It might have potential. But before I get too distracted by it, I should figure out a few things. First, what the heck is it? I’m sure it must have a name other than bungled brioche. Second, where should I go to figure out the proper way to do brioche (as I apparently can’t simply intuit it on my own)? Does anyone recommend a particular book or website?