Originally Posted by starsandviolets
I am desperate at this point. I have tried to knit a double brioche stitch hat for an entire week spending way too much time by frogging and on line. I can get about 4 rows and it all goes askew. There are yo and knit tog and purl together with exact directions but for the life of me I don't get far before nothing works. The pattern is in Hats and Booties page 28 Creative Publishing International 2006. The problem occures at the end of the rows. Can anyone enlighten me? Am I doomed to fail? I have always been able to finally figure things out by checking out books etc to date.
Two-color Brioche stitch. Multple of 2 sts + 1. This stitch must be worked back and forth on a 2 ended needle. working across the sts first with one color, then without turning the work, back to opposite end in second color.
Set up row MC, p1 *p1, sl 1 and yo* rep from * to last 2 sts, p2 don't turn.
Row 1 CC, k1, *sl 1 and yo, k1 tog with yo: rep from * to last 2 sts, sl 1 and yo, k1. turn.
Row 2 MC, p1 *k1 tog with yo, sl 1 and yo: rep from* to last 2 sts, k1 tog with yo, p1 do not turn
Row 3 CC, k1, *sl 1 and yo, p1 tog with yo: rep from * to last 2 sts, sl 1 and yo, k1 turn
Row 4 MC, p1, *p1 tog with yo, sl 1 and yo: rep from * to last 2 sts, p1 tog with yo, p1 Do not turn
Rep rows 1-4