*Tulips Shawl* Brioche Knitting Patterns


Tulips Shawl is a brioche knitting pattern worked in brioche rib stitch. It consists of vertical and horizontal tulip motif repeats.

Finished Size:

63" (160 cm) wide x 19 3/4"(50 cm) deep after blocking
Size in rows: 
rows 1-32 once + [rows 33-52] 9 times

Yarn:

DK weight
MC: Marriner Double Knit
100g/3.53 oz (300m/328yd)
CC: Marriner Mermaid
100g/3.53 oz (300m/328yd)

Needles:

2.75mm - US 2 Chiaogoo 4” interchangeable needles with 14” and 50" cables

Notions:

Marker (m), tapestry needle

Abbreviations:

k - knit
p - purl
brk - brioche knit
brp - brioche purl
sl1yo - slip 1 pwise with yarn over needle
sl1 wyib - slip 1 pwise with yarn in back
sl1 wyif - slip 1 pwise with yarn in front
brLsl dec - brioche left slant decrease
brRsl dec - brioche right slant decrease
br4st dec - brioche 4 stitches decrease
br4st inc - brioche 4 stitches increase
brkyobrk - brioche knit, yarn over, brioche knit
MC - main color yarn
CC - contrast color yarn
m - marker
st(s) - stitch(es)

Tulips Shawl - Brioche Knitting

Directions:

With MC yarn cast-on 5 sts from 1 st (make a loop with the tail under the working yarn, then k1, yo, k1, yo, k1 into that loop). Pull on yarn tail and tighten that loop. Work row 1 in main color yarn. After that slide all stitches to the other end of the needles, join contrast color yarn and work row 2 in contrast color yarn.

Row 1 MC: k1, sl1yo, k1, sl1yo, k1.

After each odd row slide stitches to other end of needles, pick-up contrast color yarn and knit the even row.
After each even row turn work, pick-up main color yarn and knit the odd row.

Row 2 CC: sl1 wyif, *brp1, sl1yo; rep from* to last 2 sts, brp1, sl1 wyif.
Note: knit the “brkyobrk” sts from previous row as: sl1yo, p1, sl1yo
          and the “br4st inc” sts from previous row as: sl1yo, p1, sl1yo, p1, sl1yo

Row 3 MC: p1, * sl1yo, brp1; rep from* to last 2 sts, sl1yo, p1.

Row 4 CC: sl1 wyib, *brk1, sl1yo; rep from* to last 2 sts, brk1, sl1 wyib.

Row 5 MC: k1, sl1yo, br4st inc, sl1yo, k1.
Rows 6, 7, 8 = rows 2, 3, 4

Row 9 MC: k1, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, br4st inc, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, k1.
Rows 10, 11, 12 = rows 2, 3, 4

Row 13 MC: k1, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, br4st inc, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, k1.
Rows 14, 15, 16 = rows 2, 3, 4

Row 17 MC: k1, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, br4st inc, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, k1.
Rows 18, 19, 20 = rows 2, 3, 4

Row 21 MC: k1,* sl1yo, brk1; rep from* to last 2 sts, sl1yo, k1.
Rows 22, 23, 24 = rows 2, 3, 4

Row 25 MC: k1, sl1yo, [brkyobrk, sl1yo] 2 times, brk1, sl1yo, br4st dec, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, [brkyobrk, sl1yo] 2 times, k1.
Rows 26, 27, 28 = rows 2, 3, 4

Row 29 MC: k1, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, br4st inc, *sl1yo, brk1; rep from * to last 6 sts, sl1yo, br4st inc, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, k1.
Rows 30, 31, 32 = rows 2, 3, 4

Row 33 MC: k1, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, br4st inc, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, *brk1, sl1yo, brLsl dec, sl1yo, br4st inc, sl1yo, brRsl dec, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo; rep from * to last 9 sts, brk1, sl1yo, br4st inc, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, k1.
Rows 34, 35, 36 = rows 2, 3, 4

Row 37 MC: k1, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, br4st inc, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, *brLsl dec, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, br4st inc, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brRsl dec, sl1yo; rep from * to last 13 sts, [brk1, sl1yo] 2 times, br4st inc, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, k1.
Rows 38, 39, 40 = rows 2, 3, 4

Row 41 = row 21
Rows 42, 43, 44 = rows 2, 3, 4

Row 45 MC: k1, sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, *brkyobrk, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, br4st dec, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo; rep from * to last 3 sts, brkyobrk, sl1yo, k1.
Rows 46, 47, 48 = rows 2, 3, 4

Row 49 = row 29  
Rows 50, 51, 52 = rows 2, 3, 4

Repeat rows 33-52 until reached the desired width of the shawl.

Bind off after row 40 and weave in loose ends.

Knit The *Tulips Shawl* Using The Chart: 

With main color yarn cast-on 5 sts from 1 st (make a loop with the tail under the working yarn, then k1, yo, k1, yo, k1 into that loop). Pull on yarn tail and tighten that loop. Work row 1 in main color yarn according to chart below. After that slide all stitches to the other end of the needles, join contrast color yarn and work row 2 in contrast color yarn.

After each odd row slide stitches to other end of needles, pick-up contrast color yarn and knit with it the even row. After each even row turn work, pick-up main color yarn and knit with it the odd row.

The chart I used in the video:
Tulips Shawl - Compact Chart

But, actually it can be even more compact (corresponding with directions): 
Tulips Shawl - Compact Chart 2

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