Learn to knit this cropped brioche sweater and conquer your fear of brioche. With step-by-step videos, a dedicated discussion forum, and optional yarn kit, we have everything you need to relax and enjoy your knitting.

What's covered in this workshop?

This teachable course goes hand-in-hand with the included written Iascaire Sweater knitting pattern so you'll never be left wondering how to approach a section.

Some of the techniques covered in this course are:

  • Brioche introduction
  • Working brioche in the round
  • Working brioche flat
  • Decreases in brioche stitch
  • Working short rows in brioche
  • Working the sleeves
  • Finishing techniques

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Meet others working on Stolen Stitches projects and ask any questions in our dedicated Knithub forums.

Wondering about the Iasciare Brioche Sweater?

Press play on this video and Carol will explain pattern construction and some of the tips and techniques you'll find inside this learn to knit course:

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"Don’t you love when Carol Feller proves you wrong? I loved this sweater when I first got a glimpse of it on Carol’s Instagram, but I wasn’t sure I could knit it. I was positive I couldn’t finish the body in two weeks, and even though I knew I could take all of the time I needed, I really wanted to stay on track and possibly win a pattern. Even with a few setbacks (thank you, lifelines) I finished Clue #2. Carol, thanks for making the impossible, possible."

-Mel from the Brutach Knit-along

Meet Your Teacher

Carol trained initially as a textile artist and then as a structural engineer. While both of these backgrounds are very different the influences can be seen in her design work which is well-shaped, flattering to wear and enjoyable to knit.

She strives to design clothing with a difference: not overly complex, but still giving a very unique end product. She likes to work with different construction methods, so long as they enhance the knitting experience and make for a more intuitively put-together knitted item.

Carol has been widely published in books and magazine and travels the world teaching in yarn shops and fibre festivals. The classes she teaches cover a wide range of subjects from cables and chart reading, through garment shaping and customisation right through to short rows and colourwork. In her classes you'll move from learning the basics to refining your knitting skills and fixing problems.

Pattern Information


To Fit Actual Bust Circumference Up To: 35 (38, 41, 44, 47, 50, 53, 56, 59, 63)" / 89 (96.5, 104, 112, 119.5, 127, 134.5, 142, 150, 160) cm

6-9" / 15 - 48 cm of positive ease recommended.



Finished Bust Circumference: 41 (44, 47, 50, 53, 56, 59, 62, 65, 69)" / 104 (112, 119.5, 127, 134.5, 142, 150, 157.5, 165, 175.5) cm

Size 44" / 112 cm modelled with 9"/ 48 cm positive ease.

Length: 20.5 (20.75, 21.75, 22.5, 22.75, 23.5, 24, 25, 25.5, 26.25)" / 52 (52.5, 55, 57, 58, 59.5, 61, 63.5, 65, 66.5) cm from top of shoulder


Stolen Stitches ‘Blasta Light’ (100% Wool; 470 yds / 430 m per 3.6 oz / 100 g); colour: Nadur; 3 (3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 5) skeins

Manos Del Uruguay ‘Cabrito’ (80% Kid Mohair, 20% Polyamide; 230 yds / 210 m per 0.88 oz / 25 g); colour: Tiza (R6966); 5 (6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9) skeins

Both yarns held together

Approx Yardage: 1083 (1157, 1257, 1354, 1421, 1511, 1608, 1725, 1823, 1961) yds / 989 (1057, 1147, 1236, 1298, 1380, 1468, 1575, 1665, 1791) m of each yarn

Would you like a yarn kit?

Yarn kits are available for all of our project workshops. You can find the exact colour that Carol chose herself or choose from the colour combinations provided.

Iasciare is knit with two yarns held together; Blasta Light and Manos Cabrito. Blasta light is a single ply, woollen spun yarn that is woolly, lofty and delicate. Cabrito is a brushed mohair laceweight that creates a fluffy halo and strength.

So if you'd like to pick up a yarn kit or put your colour combinations together, click the button below: