The Feel Good Shawl by Andrea Mowry

The Feel Good Shawl

June 2022
DK (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in Measured over two color Brioche, knit flat, after blocking.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1050 yards (960 m)
One Size
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The Feel Good Shawl. A Brioche journey. I treated myself to these delightful colors just before the winter break and I cast them on without much of a plan - allowing the sheer joy of colors and squishy stitches to guide me. I hope you feel just as happy as you knit one up for yourself! This shawl is knit from the top down using one and two color brioche and ending with a wide border of double brioche.

Wingspan: 80”/203 cm
Center Depth: 30”/76 cm

These are just approximations. Total yarn usage will depend on the yarn you use (fiber content, ply, etc.), your personal gauge, and any modifications you may make.

DK Weight Yarn in 5 colors (listed below are the exact amounts used)
Color A - 91 g/210 yd/192 m
Color B - 100 g/230 yd/210 m
Color C - 93 g/214 yd/196 m
Color D - 90 g/207 yd/190 m
Color E - 82 g/189 yd/173 m

For this shawl I chose the incredibly soft and drapey Merino DK yarn from The Wandering Flock in an amazing array of pastel neons!

The Wandering Flock Merino DK (100% Superfine SW Merino 4-ply) - 100 g/230 yd/ 210 m
Color A - 1 skein Dusty Blue
Color B - 1 skein Citrine
Color C - 1 skein Peach Pop
Color D - 1 skein Icy Lavender
Color E - 1 skein Pistachio Cream

US 6/4.0 mm - 32-40”/80-100 cm circular needle
(Use the needle size you need to achieve gauge.)

2 fixed stitch markers
1 locking stitch marker
tapestry needle
row counter (recommended)

16 sts & 23 rows = 4”/10 cm

Garter Tab Cast On
Two Color Brioche (English or Continental)
One Color Brioche
Increasing in Brioche (BRKYOBRK and BRK4ST INC)
Double Brioche (English or Continental)
Increasing in Double Brioche
Cable Cast On
I-Cord Bind Off

Click here to be directed to a pdf with some yarn substitution ideas! These yarns have not all been tested, so we can not guarantee their outcome, but we do hope they provide a jumping off point for inspiration!