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  • This is a PDF knitting pattern.

    This top down shawl begins with an asymmetrical increase in two-color brioche. As the shawl grows, more increases are added resulting in an explosive shape. The border features horizontal stripes and an I-cord bind off. Experiment with colorful stripes and create your own Briochexplosion!

  • Finished Measurements
    72” / 183cm wingspan, 26” / 66cm from CO to BO measured along center stitch. Measurements taken after blocking.

    DK weight

    MC (main color) - approximately 850yds / 777m
    CC (contrast color) - approximately 850yds / 777m

    60” US 8 / 5mm circular

    7 stitch markers, tapestry needle

    18 sts & 20 rows = 4” / 10cm in two-color brioche stitch 

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  • A variety of DK weight yarn including House of a la Mode Dreamy DK, Hedgehog Fibres Merino DK, and Madelinetosh Tosh DK. The foreground main color (MC) is always a speckled House of a la Mode yarn while the background contrast colors (CC) are mostly semi-solid color pops.