Gina’s Brioche Hat and Cowl - free pattern with a TON of gorgeous pics over at The Purl Bee. A great technique that shows you how to create vertical stripes without switching colours after each stitch.
This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the honeycomb brioche stitch. This variation of the brioche stitch creates a thick fabric that simulates the hexagons of a honeycomb. It can be worked in multiple colors for a different effect and is great for blankets, scarves, sweaters, and bags.