Brioche is beautiful and it is everywhere- but what if you don’t brioche???
Designed for those who don’t quite have the time to pick up and practice the brioche technique, this shawl works panels of faux brioche also known as fisherman’s rib. This simple stitch has you working in the row below, no need to learn new abbreviations or stitches!
Pattern available for purchase on Ravelry.
Select a palette of highly contrasting colors for a super graphic top-down garter stripe shawl. The combination of garter stitch and faux brioche elements make the perfect playground for beautiful speckled colorways.
Yarn: Baah "La Jolla" (100% Superwash Merino 400 yards/115 grams)
Needles: US 3/3.25mm, US 6/4mm 32” circular needles & US 7/4.5mm for bind off
Notions: 2 Stitch Markers, Tapestry needle, T-pins and blocking wires for blocking
Gauge: 14 stitches = 4 inches in Faux Brio stitch after blocking. Although gauge is not crucial for this project, it will affect the finished size and yarn requirements. A looser gauge will result in the use of more yarn.
Finished size: 82”x43” after blocking.