Syncopation by Michele Bernstein

Syncopation

Knitting
September 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in brioche rib
US 4 - 3.5 mm
800 yards (732 m)
Shawl: 59”/150 cm long x 24”/61 cm deep. Scarf: 70”/178 cm long x 16”/41 cm deep.
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Syncopation is a syncopated brioche asymmetric triangle shawl or scarf, knit from narrow end to wide end. The interplay between the dark rib and light edging is enhanced by the playful dance of the leafy border. Pattern requires 2 skeins of fingering weight yarn in coordinating colors, one skein of each.

Choose between a deep shawl and a longer, shallower scarf that can wrap twice around your neck. Size is easily adjustable by using more or less yardage.

Shawl shown in blue/gold, and scarf shown in purple.

You’ll need a 24” circular needle for working 2-color brioche flat.

Options are given for plain or fancy endings. Knitter’s choice!

Thanks to Meaghan Schmaltz for tech editing, and test knitters Ann Berg, Jacqueline Lydston, Tami Hawes, Eden Scheans, and Jardee Worcester.