For several months, I lived in Huanchaco, Peru – a small fishing and tourist town along Peru’s Northern Coast. One of my favorite memories (although looking back, probably not the safest!) was sitting on my surfboard with a few friends just past where the waves would break and watching the sun go down. This shawl is inspired by the quieting of the waves that I always felt happened just as the sun hit the horizon. This triangular shawl uses two-color brioche stitch and simple shaping to create a sea of calm and an elegant wavy edge.
Sizing and Dimensions: One size: 56” (142 cm) wingspan and 33” (84 cm) depth, measured after a light blocking
Gauge: 12 Sts / 17 Rows = 4” (10 cm) in 2-Color Brioche Stitch after a light blocking
Exact gauge is not critical, but because the shawl requires nearly the entire skein of each color, deviation from the gauge will affect the size of the shawl and yarn requirements.
Recommended Yarn: Malabrigo, “Arroyo” (100% Superwash Merino) Sport wt, 334 yds (305 m), 3.5 oz (100 g) One skein each in:
LC: Arco Iris (Approx. 321 yds (294 m) needed)
DC: Prussia Blue (Approx. 321 yds (294 m) needed) Or similar weight yarn to achieve gauge
US6 (4.0 mm) circular needle, or size to obtain gauge, 40” or longer
Row counter (optional)
Stitch marker (1)
Pattern Notes: This is a PDF pattern ONLY. This pattern is fully written out and charted. Pattern has been professionally tech edited and test knit.