Vortex Shawl by Charlotte Bory
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Vortex Shawl

Knitting
March 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 43 rows = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1200 yards (1097 m)
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If you like a crescent-shaped shawl but wish it were sharper, if you love brioche and symmetry, if you crave an interesting construction then the Vortex shawl is for you. Time to get sucked into brioche!

Use the hashtags #vortexshawl and #getsuckedintobrioche so I can see your beautiful creations! You can also tag me @beecharly on Instagram.

Using only brioche (1 and 2 colour), basic brioche increases and decreases and garter this is a perfect first brioche project.

Chose a very special skein to showcase in the center diamond and a medium contrast between colours A and B for a soft brioche look.

Yarn
Colour A (lavander/aqua): 400y / 366m - La Bien Aimée - Merino Singles - Liesl (400y / 366m - 100g)
Colour B (dark grey): 400y / 366m - La Bien Aimée - Merino Singles - Loam (400y / 366m - 100g)
Colour C (tan): 400y / 366m - La Bien Aimée - Merino Singles - Fondant (400y / 366m - 100g)

Needles & notions
US6 / 4.00mm - 32’’ / 80cm circular needles
Markers and removable markers
Tapestry needle

Gauge
20 sts x 43 rows = 4” in garter

Finished dimensions
80”x20” (200 x 52 cm)