This top down shawl begins with an asymmetrical increase in two-color brioche. As the shawl grows, more increases are added resulting in an explosive shape. The border features horizontal stripes and an I-cord bind off. Experiment with colorful stripes and create your own Briochexplosion!
Finished Measurements: 72” / 183cm wingspan, 26” / 66cm from CO to BO measured along center stitch. Measurements taken after blocking.
Yarn: DK weight
Yardage: MC (main color) - approximately 850yds / 777m
CC (contrast color) - approximately 850yds / 777m
Shown in: A variety of DK weight yarn including House of a la Mode Dreamy DK, Hedgehog Fibres Merino DK, and Madelinetosh Tosh DK. The foreground main color (MC) is always a speckled House of a la Mode yarn while the background contrast colors (CC) are mostly semi-solid color pops.
Needles: 60” US 8 / 5mm circular
Notions: 7 stitch markers, tapestry needle
Gauge: 18 sts & 20 rows = 4” / 10cm in two-color brioche stitch