Briochealuscious by Andrea Mowry


August 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 52 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1100 - 1200 yards (1006 - 1097 m)
One Size (see notes for measurements)
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Grab a few of your all time favorite fingering yarns and make something luscious! This shawl is a mash up of my FunFunFun Shawl and Briochealicious - a super entertaining knit that is even more fun to wear! Stripes, short rows, speckles and brioche come together to make this an incredibly addicting knit with a generous size for all of your styling needs!

Fingering Weight Yarn: MC - Approx. 55g/220yd; CC1 - Approx. 100g/ 410yd; CC2 - Approx. 65g/ 260yd; CC3 - 30g/120yd; CC4 - 35g/140yd

Suggested Yarn: Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles (100g/400yd) - MC - 1 skein Damp
CC1 - 1 to 2 skeins Pine
CC2 - 1 skein Pollen
CC3 - 1 skein Hunter
CC4 - 1 skein Fool’s Gold

Needles: Size US 4/3.5mm (32in/80cm-40in/100cm circular recommended) & DPNs for the border (optional)

Notions: Tapestry needle, scissors, and a row counter is highly recommended

Gauge (measured over garter stitch AFTER BLOCKING): 22 sts and 52 rows = 4 in/10 cm

Finished Measurements: Wingspan - 76 in/190 cm, Center depth - 16 in/40 cm

Techniques to Indulge In: Crescent shawl shaping, stripes, short rows, texture, two color brioche, brioche increased and decreases, applied border, super elastic bind off (to name a few)!