Does brioche stitch use more yarn?
Brioche works best on loose-fitting garments that require ease. … Brioche knitting uses more yarn than, say, stockinette stitch – up to twice as much. I generally work with yarns that have a “bite” such as 100% non-superwash wool.
What is the purpose of brioche knitting?
3. You’ll Stay Nice and Warm. The texture brioche knitting creates doesn’t just look cool — it also keeps you incredibly warm. Each row is worked twice, so the fabric is thick and uses a lot of yarn.