Budding Brioche by Jennifer Shiels Toland

Budding Brioche

February 2021
Sport (12 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Garter worked in the flat
US 8 - 5.0 mm
793 yards (725 m)
1 size
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Knit yourself out of winter and into spring!
-> Check out the fabulous Kits (pattern & yarn) from The Fibre Company
-> Check out the Blog on Budding Brioche

Budding Brioche is a wonderful top down triangular shaped shawl with lots of squishy garter interspersed with strips of one colour brioche panels and ending with a flowery budding brioche scalloped edge with bobbles to boot!

This pattern makes a great beginners brioche project. Join the Budding Brioche Knit-along (KAL) on February 24th with lots of other beginner briochers’ and more experienced ones too to help you along. There are lots of brioche video tutorials included with this pattern, so you have no excuse not to try the wonderful stitch.

This shawl is knit using the stunningly luscious, unequaled Road to China Light, from The Fibre Company, and they have put some fabulous kits together for this design. Please see yarn details below.

Finished Wingspan at top edge: 180cm/72”
Finished depth (at deepest point): 60cm/24”
Measurements taken with relaxed fabric after blocking.

The Fibre Company, Road to China Light 50g (145m/159yds, 65% Alpaca, 15% Silk, 10% Camel, 10% Cashmere).
Sample is knit in colourway: Blue Tourmaline

5 Skeins. 250g (725m/ 795yds)
Please note** I had only 6g left after knitting this and my swatch of 22 sts. If you are worried that you may not have enough due to gauge nuances, I recommend you purchase an extra skein.*

For complete Kits (Pattern and Yarn) from The Fibre Co please click here: https://thefibreco.com/product/budding-brioche-kit/

Needles & Tools
- Size 5mm / US 8 circular needle, 100cm / 40” length (or size needed to obtain gauge).
Stitch Markers (22 total, 1 removable)
Tapestry/Darning needle.

17 sts x 34 rows = 10cm x 10cm (4”x 4”) in garter stitch worked in the flat, after blocking.

BUDDING BRIOCHE KAL: Join the Budding Brioche KAL kicking off on February 24th through to April 4th 2021 in both my Ravelry group and on my Instagram account. https://www.ravelry.com/groups/jstdesigns

You’ll find lots of chat and support in both places :smile: Instagram @jstknitweardesigns https://www.instagram.com/jstknitweardesigns/ and a > fabulous Grand Prize from the generous Fibre Company

There are several video tutorials to help you with the Brioche stitches used in this pattern.

To get you started on your Brioche learning, watch this tutorial and give it a whirl! Brioche is a lot easier than it appears ;)
One Colour Brioche in the flat tutorial: