Color brioche knitting looks more challenging than it appears, but don’t let it intimidate or fool you. You’ll be surprised at how easy it actually is and get fantastic results to boot! Anacortes is a great introductory project for brioche knitting and is a wonderful addition to your accessories wardrobe, or that of a loved one.
The every size of cowl only uses less than one skein of each color, which makes it ideal for stash-busting. Anacortes is worked in the round in a looser gauge using a basic 2-color brioche knitting technique that’s fairly easy to achieve — really!
Medium (Extra Wide)
Circumference: 24 (28)”/ 61 (71) cm
Height: 8”/ 20.5cm
Worsted weight wool or wool blend yarn in 4 colors: 41 ( 48) yds/ 37.5 (44) m each
US 6/ 4 mm 16”/ 40 cm circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
10 sts and 22 rows = 4”/ 10 cm in pattern
NOTE: See “Brioche knitting” on page 2 of pattern. In brioche knitting, two brioche rows equals one full regular row worked or counted.