Brioche Basix: Scarf

This scarf is a great first brioche project, as it showcases all the basic brioche stitches. If you’re a brioche fiend and want a simple scarf that showcases the cushy stitch and your favorite worsted weight yarn, this is a pattern for you as well.

You can find a photo tutorial on all the stitches used at the end of the pattern, or you can watch the video tutorial – there’s a beautiful rhythm to knitting brioche and once you’ve got the motions memorized, you’ll not want to stop!

The scarf is entirely surrounded by an i-cord, for a pretty and finished look.
Have a look at the i-Cord Cast-On Tutorial!

You can find all the videos in the pattern discussion thread in my ravelry group as well!


Free digital knitting pattern (PDF) in English and German

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2 colors of worsted weight yarn

  • Color A (light color): 246 m / 269 yards
  • Color B (dark color): 238 m / 260 yards
  • In Total: 484 m / 529 yards
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Rios by Malabrigo in the colorways Water Green (Color A – foreground color) and Plomo (Color B – background color)


19 sts / 17 rows = 10 cm / 4” in brioche stitch (unblocked)
18 sts / 14 rows = 10 cm / 4” in brioche stitch (after blocking)


20 cm / 8” wide, 200 cm / 79” long (easily customizable in length)


US 8/5.0 mm circular needles & US 10/6.0 mm for CO & BO (or size needed to obtain gauge)


tapestry needle, 2 stitch markers, 1 split-ring stitch marker/stitch holder/cable needle, crochet hook and waste yarn for provisional CO (optional)


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