Brioche Gaiter in Camel Hair
What better design for an expensive, exotic, and somewhat fragile fiber than this soft, caressing neck warmer – -so lightweight you hardly know it’s there. The wide ribs and slipped stitches take advantage of the lofty nature of the fiber and add body to the knitted piece.
Finished Size: About 19 ½” (49.5 cm) circumference and 6 ¾” (17 cm) tall. To fit an adult.
Yarn: Classic Elite Blithe (100% baby camel; 128 yd [117 m]/25 g): #60675 fawn, 1 skein.
Yarn weight: #3 – Light
Gauge: 16 sts and 28 rnds = 4″ (10 cm) in brioche st worked in the rnd.
Needles: Size 7 (4.5 mm): 16″ (40-cm) circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Marker (m); tapestry needle.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Fall 2003