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Free Knitting and Crochet Patterns from Elaine Phillips

French Garden Brioche Shawl

Difficulty level: *** Intermediate

Free Shawl Knitting Pattern

This reversible shawl features 2-color brioche and 2-color garter stitch. It has an arrowhead shape. The central square is knitted first, and then the two triangular wings.

I called it the French Garden shawl because I think the neat geometric lines have the feel of a French-style formal garden.

Skills required:

To knit this shawl, you have to know how to knit 2-color garter stitch, 2-color brioche stitch, and make brioche decreases and increases, as well as how to do an I-cord bind off.

Size:
Large shawl
width 100” (254 cm), depth 30” (76 cm)
Small shawl
width 74” (188 cm), depth 22” (56 cm)

Materials: Knit Picks (affiliate link) Palette fingering weight 100% wool yarn 231 yds (210 m)/ 50 g, color red, 3 balls (LC)
Hand-died sock yarn fingering weight, 3 balls of matching colors. (DC)

Notions: stitch markers, spare pair of circular needles or a piece of waste yarn to hold stitches, yarn/tapestry needle.

Needles: US 2 (2.75 mm) circular needles 24” (60 cm) or longer.

Gauge:
22 sts x 44 rows = 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm) In 2-color garter st:
22 sts x 22 rows = 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm) In 2-color brioche st:
Note, that 1 row of brioche consists of 1 row of light color yarn (LC) and 1 row of dark color yarn (DC)


Pattern Notes

Abbreviations
Please note that I use Nancy Marchant terminology for brioche stitch. I highly recommend her books Knitting Brioche: The Essential Guide to the Brioche Stitch and Knitting Fresh Brioche: Creating Two-Color Twists & Turns, as well as her lessons on craftsy.com.
yf - yarn forward: bring the yarn to the front, between the tips of the needles.
yb - yarn back: take the yarn to the back, between the tips of the needles.
sl1yof - slip 1, yarn over, yarn to front: with working yarn in front, slip the next stitch purlwise, then bring the yarn over the needle and the slipped stitch, then bring yarn back around to the front, ready to purl the following stitch.
yfsl1yo - yarn forward, slip 1, yarn over: bring the working yarn between the tips of the needles to front of work, slip the next stitch purlwise, then bring the yarn over the needle and the slipped stitch. Leave yarn in back, ready to knit the next stitch.
brk - brioche knit: knit the stitch together with its accompanying yarnover
brp - brioche purl: purl the stitch together with its accompanying yarnover
brsssk (left slant 2-stitch decrease) –slip the next 2 sts (the marked st with its yarn over and the next single st) knitwise, one at a times, onto the right needle. Brk, then pass the 2 slipped sts over.
brk2tog (right slant 2-stitch decrease) –slip 2 sts knitwise (st with yarn over and single st) and brk them together. Return this st to the left needle and pass the st (with its yarn over) over. Slip this st purlwise to the right needle.
LS – light side
DS – dark side
LC – light color
DC- dark color
pm – place marker
sm – slip marker
rm – remove marker
k – knit
p – purl
sl1 – slip 1 (knitwise for the 1st stitch in a row).
m 1 (Make 1 increase) - I used the increase described by Elizabeth Zimmerman: Make a backward loop over the right-hand needle.


Two-Color Brioche Stitch – Basic Instructions

These instructions are included as a guide to the technique, and as instructions for swatching.

A single brioche row is worked in two passes, one in light color (LC) and the other in dark color (DC). Both colors are worked in one direction, then the work is turned and both colors are worked in the other direction. The light side (LS) of the project is first worked in light color (LC) yarn, then in dark color (DC) yarn. The LS of the work is where brk stitches are worked in light color (LC) yarn.

Odd number of stitches
Set-up row (LC): k1, *sl1yof, p1, rep from *, to last 2 sts, sl1yof, p1. Do not turn, slide work to the other end of the needle.
Set-up row (DC): sl1, yb, *brk1, yfsl1yo, repeat from * to last 2 sts, brk1, yb, sl last st. Turn.
Row 1 (LS, LC): k1, *yfsl1yo, brk1, repeat from * to last 2 sts, yfsl1yo, k1. Do not turn, slide work to the other end of the needle.
Row 1 (LS, DC): sl1, yf, *brp1, sl1yof, repeat from * to last 2 sts, brp1, yb, slip last st. Turn.
Row 2 (DS, LC): p1, *sl1yof, brp1, repeat from * to last 2 sts, sl1yof, p1. DO not turn, slide work to the other end of the needle.
Row 2 (DS, DC): sl1, yb, *brk1, yfsl1yo, repeat from * to last 2 sts, brk1, yf, sl last st. Turn.


Two-Color Garter Stitch

These are included as a guide to the technique, and as instructions for swatching.

Row 1 (LS LC): purl. Do not turn, slide work to the other end of the needle.
Row 1 (LS DC): knit. Turn.

Row 2 (DS LC): knit. Do not turn, slide work to the other end of the needle.
Row 2 (DS DC): purl. Turn.


Chain Selvedge

When working the selvedge stitches at the beginning and the end of the row, at the start of the LC rows, always bring LC under the DC.


Short Overview of the pattern

The shawl is worked from the bottom up in a combination of 2-color brioche stitch and 2-color garter stitch. The shawl construction allows you to knit a shawl of any size. The shawl begins from 3st-cast-on. The increases are made in every DC row in both LS and DS on both sides of the central stitch, which is marked with 2 stitch markers. The increased stitches are included in either brioche strip or garter stitch strip. After the central part of the shawl reaches the required size it has a square shape. Then the front wings of the shawl are worked separately, one wing at a time.

One stitch is added to the central stitch by knitting the central stitch front and back. All the stitches are divided in half, on both sides of these 2 central stitches. One central stitch becomes the selvedge stitch of the right wing, another central stitch becomes the selvedge stitch of the left wing.

The wings are shaped with decreases, which are worked on the inner side of each wing . The decreases are worked in alternating LS/LC rows (every 4th row) . The rest of the wing is worked as established. Each wing is worked this way until there are 5 sts left. Then the stitches are bound off.

Shawl

Using 2 strands of yarn (LC and DC), cast on 3 sts.

Row 1 (LS, LC): (k1, plm) 2 times, p1. 3 sts.
Row 1 (LS, DC): sl, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, p1. 5 sts.

Row 2 (DS, LC): sl, (p1, slm) 2 times, p2.
Row 2 (DS, DC): sl, yf sl1yo, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, yf sl1yo, p1. 7 sts.

Row 3 (LS, LC): sl, brk, yf sl1yo, slm, k1, slm, yf sl1yo, brk, p1.
Row 3 (LS, DC): sl, yf sl1yo, brp, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, brp, yf sl1yo, p1. 9 sts.

Row 4 (DS, LC): sl, brp, yf sl1yo, (p1, slm) 2 times, p1, yf sl1yo, brp, p1.
Row 4 (DS, DC): sl, yf sl1yo, brk, yf sl1yo, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, yf sl1yo, brk, yf sl1yo, p1. 11 sts.

Row 5 (LS, LC): sl, (brk, yf sl1yo) 2 times, slm, k1, slm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 2 times, p1.
Row 5 (LS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brp) 2 times, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, (brp, yf sl1yo) 2 times, p1. 13 sts.

Row 6 (DS, LC): sl, (brp, yf sl1yo) 2 times, (p1, slm) 2 times, p1, (yf sl1yo, brp) 2 times, p1.
Row 6 (DS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brk) 2 times, yf sl1yo, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, (yf sl1yo, brk) 2 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 15 sts.

Row 7 (LS, LC): sl, (brk, yf sl1yo) 3 times, slm, k1, slm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 3 times, p1.
Row 7 (LS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brp) 3 times, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, (brp, yf sl1yo) 3 times, p1. 17 sts.

Row 8 (DS, LC): sl, (brp, yf sl1yo) 3 times, (p1, slm) 2 times, p1, (yf sl1yo, brp) 3 times, p1.
Row 8 (DS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brk) 3 times, yf sl1yo, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, (yf sl1yo, brk) 3 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 19 sts.

Row 9 (LS, LC): sl, (brk, yf sl1yo) 4 times, slm, k1, slm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 4 times, p1.
Row 9 (LS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brp) 4 times, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, (brp, yf sl1yo) 4 times, p1. 21 sts.

Row 10 (DS, LC): sl, (brp, yf sl1yo) 4 times, (p1, slm) 2 times, p1, (yf sl1yo, brp) 4 times, p1.
Row 10 (DS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brk) 4 times, yf sl1yo, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, (yf sl1yo, brk) 4 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 23 sts.

Row 11 (LS, LC): sl, (brk, yf sl1yo) 5 times, slm, k1, slm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 5 times, p1.
Row 11 (LS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brp) 5 times, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, (brp, yf sl1yo) 5 times, p1. 25 sts.

Row 12 (DS, LC): sl, (brp, yf sl1yo) 5 times, (p1, slm) 2 times, p1, (yf sl1yo, brp) 5 times, p1.
Row 12 (DS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brk) 5 times, yf sl1yo, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, (yf sl1yo, brk) 5 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 27 sts.

Row 13 (LS, LC): sl, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, slm, k1, slm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, p1.
Row 13 (LS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, p1. 29 sts.

Row 14 (DS, LC): sl, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, (p1, slm) 2 times, p1, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, p1.
Row 14 (DS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 31 sts.

Row 15 (LS, LC): sl, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p1, slm, k1, slm, p1, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p1.
Row 15 (LS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, k1, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, k1, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 33 sts.

Row 16 (DS, LC): sl, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, k2, slm, p1, slm, k2, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, p1.
Row 16 (DS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p2, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, p2, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 35 sts.

Row 17 (LS, LC): sl, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p3, slm, k1, slm, p3, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p1.
Row 17 (LS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, k3, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, k3, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 37 sts.

Row 18 (DS, LC): sl, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, k4, slm, p1, slm, k4, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, p1.
Row 18 (DS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p4, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, p4, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 39 sts.

Row 19 (LS, LC): sl, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p5, slm, k1, slm, p5, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p1.
Row 19 (LS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, k5, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, k5, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 41 sts.

Row 20 (DS, LC): sl, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, k6, slm, p1, slm, k6, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, p1.
Row 20 (DS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p6, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, p6, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 43 sts.

Row 21 (LS, LC): sl, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p7, slm, k1, slm, p7, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p1.
Row 21 (LS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, k7, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, k7, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 45 sts.

Row 22 (DS, LC): sl, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, k8, slm, p1, slm, k8, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, p1.
Row 22 (DS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p8, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, p8, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 47 sts.

Row 23 (LS, LC): sl, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p9, slm, k1, slm, p9, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p1.
Row 23 (LS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, k9, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, k9, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 49 sts.

Row 24 (DS, LC): sl, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, k10, slm, p1, slm, k10, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, p1.
Row 24 (DS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p10, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, p10, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 51 sts.

Row 25 (LS, LC): sl, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p11, slm, k1, slm, p11, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p1.
Row 25 (LS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, k11, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, k11, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 53 sts.

Row 26 (DS, LC): sl, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, k12, slm, p1, slm, k12, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, p1.
Row 26 (DS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p12, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, p12, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 55 sts.

Row 27 (LS, LC): sl, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p13, slm, k1, slm, p13, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p1.
Row 27 (LS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, k13, plm, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, plm, k13, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 57 sts.

Row 28 (DS, LC): sl, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, k13, (slm, p1) 3 times, slm, k13, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, p1.
Row 28 (DS, DC): sl, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p13, slm, yf sl1yo, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, yf sl1yo, slm, p13, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p1. 59 sts.

Row 29 (LS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, brk, yf sl1yo, slm, k1, slm, yf sl1yo, brk, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 29 (LS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, yf sl1yo, brp, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, brp, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 61 sts.

Row 30 (DS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, brp, yf sl1yo, p1, slm, p1, sm, p1, yf sl1yo, brp, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 30 (DS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, yf sl1yo, brk, yf sl1yo, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, yf sl1yo, brk, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 63 sts.

Row 31 (LS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brk, yf sl1yo) 2 times, slm, k1, slm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 2 times, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 31 (LS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brp) 2 times, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, (brp, yf sl1yo) 2 times, sm, work as est, p1. 65 sts.

Row 32 (DS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brp, yf sl1yo) 2 times, (p1, slm) 2 times, p1, (yf sl1yo, brp) 2 times, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 32 (DS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 2 times, yf sl1yo, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, (yf sl1yo, brk) 2 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 67 sts.

Row 33 (LS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brk, yf sl1yo) 3 times, slm, k1, slm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 3 times, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 33 (LS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brp) 3 times, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, (brp, yf sl1yo) 3 times, sm, work as est, p1. 69 sts.

Row 34 (DS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brp, yf sl1yo) 3 times, (p1, slm) 2 times, p1, (yf sl1yo, brp) 3 times, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 34 (DS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 3 times, yf sl1yo, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, (yf sl1yo, brk) 3 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 71 sts.

Row 35 (LS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brk, yf sl1yo) 4 times, slm, k1, slm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 4 times, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 35 (LS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brp) 4 times, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, (brp, yf sl1yo) 4 times, sm, work as est, p1. 73 sts.

Row 36 (DS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brp, yf sl1yo) 4 times, (p1, slm) 2 times, p1, (yf sl1yo, brp) 4 times, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 36 (DS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 4 times, yf sl1yo, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, (yf sl1yo, brk) 4 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 75 sts.

Row 37 (LS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brk, yf sl1yo) 5 times, slm, k1, slm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 5 times, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 37 (LS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brp) 5 times, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, (brp, yf sl1yo) 5 times, sm, work as est, p1. 77 sts.

Row 38 (DS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brp, yf sl1yo) 5 times, (p1, slm) 2 times, p1, (yf sl1yo, brp) 5 times, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 38 (DS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 5 times, yf sl1yo, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, (yf sl1yo, brk) 5 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 79 sts.

Row 39 (LS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, slm, k1, slm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 39 (LS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, sm, work as est, p1. 81 sts.

Row 40 (DS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, (p1, slm) 2 times, p1, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 40 (DS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 83 sts.

Row 41 (LS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p1, slm, k1, slm, p1, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 41 (LS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, k1, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, k1, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 85 sts.

Row 42 (DS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, k2, slm, p1, slm, k2, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 42 (DS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p2, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, p2, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 87 sts.

Row 43 (LS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p3, slm, k1, slm, p3, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 43 (LS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, k3, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, k3, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 89 sts.

Row 44 (DS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, k4, slm, p1, slm, k4, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 44 (DS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p4, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, p4, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 91 sts.

Row 45 (LS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p5, slm, k1, slm, p5, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 45 (LS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, k5, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, k5, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 93 sts.

Row 46 (DS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, k6, slm, p1, slm, k6, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 46 (DS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p6, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, p6, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 95 sts.

Row 47 (LS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p7, slm, k1, slm, p7, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 47 (LS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, k7, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, k7, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 97 sts.

Row 48 (DS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, k8, slm, p1, slm, k8, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 48 (DS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p8, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, p8, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 99 sts.

Row 49 (LS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p9, slm, k1, slm, p9, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 49 (LS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, k9, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, k9, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 101 sts.

Row 50 (DS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, k10, slm, p1, slm, k10, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 50 (DS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p10, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, p10, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 103 sts.

Row 51 (LS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p11, slm, k1, slm, p11, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 51 (LS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, k11, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, k11, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 105 sts.

Row 52 (DS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, k12, slm, p1, slm, k12, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 52 (DS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p12, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, p12, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 107 sts.

Row 53 (LS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p13, slm, k1, slm, p13, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 53 (LS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, k13, plm, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, plm, k13, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 109 sts.

Row 54 (DS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, k13, (slm, p1) 3 times, slm, k13, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 54 (DS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p13, slm, yf sl1yo, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, yf sl1yo, slm, p13, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 111 sts.

Row 55 (LS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, p13, slm, brk, yf sl1yo, slm, k1, slm, yf sl1yo, brk, slm, p13, (brk, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brk, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 55 (LS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, k13, slm, yf sl1yo, brp, m1, slm, k1, slm, m1, brp, yf sl1yo, slm, k13, (yf sl1yo, brp) 6 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 113 sts.

Row 56 (DS, LC): sl, work as est, sm, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, k13, slm, brp, yf sl1yo, (p1, slm) 2 times, p1, yf sl1yo, brp, slm, k13, (brp, yf sl1yo) 6 times, brp, sm, work as est, p1.
Row 56 (DS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p13, slm, yf sl1yo, brk, yf sl1yo, m1, slm, p1, slm, m1, yf sl1yo, brk, yf sl1yo, slm, p13, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1. 115 sts.

Repeat rows 31-56 two more times. For smaller shawl repeat rows 31-56 one more time.
In the last DS/DC row of the repeat don’t work the increases in the center of the shawl:
Row 108 (or 82) (DS, DC): sl, work as est, sm, yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, p13, slm, yf sl1yo, brk, yf sl1yo, slm, p1, slm, yf sl1yo, brk, yf sl1yo, slm, p13, (yf sl1yo, brk) 6 times, yf sl1yo, sm, work as est, p1.


Left Wing

Next LS, LC row work as established. In LS, DC row work as established, removing all the markers, work kfr&b in the central stitch. Each of these stitches will be the selvedge stitch of its wing.

Next DS, LC row work only half of the stitches, stopping after the first stitch from the kfr&b of the previous row. Transfer remaining stitches to another circular needle or to a length of waste yarn. Work DS, DC row as established, turn.

Next LS, LC row: sl, brk, yf sl1yo, brssk, continue as established. This is the first decrease. The decreases are made with the second brk stitch and the next st. The decreases are made in each alternating LS/LC row (every 4th row).

Continue to work the shawl as est, working a decrease in every other LS/LC row until there is 5 sts left. Bind off.


Right Wing

Transfer stitches from waste yarn to the circular needles. Secure the LC and DC yarns at the central stitch, 1st stitch, in the center of the shawl. Work on DS in LC and then in DC as established.

Next LS, LC row: work as established to the last 5 sts, brk2tog, yf sl1yo, brk, p1. This is the first decrease. The decreases are made with the second brk stitch from the end of the row and the previous st. The decreases are made in each alternating LS/LC row (every 4th row).

Continue to work the part as est, working a decrease in every other LS/LC row until there is 5 sts left. Bind off.


Finishing

Weave in all yarn ends. Block if you wish.

Have fun!

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