Briogarter Split Shawl


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  • This is a PDF knitting pattern.

    This top-down shawl is knit with two skeins of West Wool Bicycle for the main color and four skeins of Spincycle Yarns Dyed in the Wool for the self-striping contrast color. Increases in the center form the wide two-color brioche section with simple garter stitch framing the center ribbing. The garter stitch gives a relaxing break from the brioche rhythm as you knit this seamless pattern. The simple stitch combination produces a completely reversible shawl, so you can see the main color more on the right side or enjoy the colorful Spincycle yarn more on the wrong side.

    The top-down construction and short pattern repeat, makes this pattern easy to customize. Simply bind off early for a smaller shawl or keep knitting until you achieve the shlanket of your dreams!

  • Finished Measurements
    84″ / 213cm wingspan length, 26″ / 66cm from CO to BO edge measured along center. Measurements taken after blocking.

    Fingering weight

    Spincycle Yarns Dyed in the Wool is listed as a sport weight, but it stripes beautifully with our fingering weight West Wool Bicycle for a light and drapey shawl fabric.

    MC - 760yds / 695m
    CC - 730yds / 668m

    US 5 / 3.75mm in 40″ / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge

    2 stitch markers, tapestry needle

    22 sts & 38 rows = 4″ / 10cm in garter stitch after blocking

  • Green Sample
    West Wool Bicycle (90% Falkland Merino, 10% Texel; 390yds / 357m per 100g skein)
    MC - Green Olive

    Spincycle Yarns Dyed in the Wool (100% Superwash American Wool; 200yds / 183m per 50g skein)
    Color B - Deep Bump

    Purple Sample
    MC - West Wool Bicycle in Glühwein
    CC - Spincycle Yarns Dyed in the Wool in Good Omen