Laura, it's in the videos under "abbreviations explained."
By the way, my curiosity was killing me so I knit a little swatch of this double stitch. It's cool! It looks like thick, squishy ribbing but it really isn't ribbing; no stitches are purled.
Here's what I did:
Purl one row.
Next row: Slip first st (selvedge), K1, DS1, K1 DS1 aross the row, ending with K1
Continue as row 3.
Pretty soon you start seeing this neat pattern emerging, looks like ribbing, but is thicker. It looks the same on both sides.
One hint is that make sure you only DS in a stitch that was merely knit on the previous row, don't DS directly over a previous DS.
Yvonne, I re-read my instructions. They are the same as yours. I had read the part about doing the foundation purl row in the Brioche section last night, but just didn't connect the two sets of instructions.
I had been trying to do it this way:
yuck. that won't work.
I'll do a test in the morning based on what you've described. My Nyquil is starting to kick in now - no telling what it would look like if I did it now!
Good luck Laura! BTW, the video is called "k-b" in the abbreviations explained.
Yvonne, I do knit into both stitches, ultimately, in that video. Is this what you do? To knit just in the row below, you'd have to knit into the side or back of the stitch in the row below. Knitting into the core/center of it, also catches the yarn above it.
Sounds cool. I haven't used that stitch really, just for demonstration purposes.
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