A Brioche stitch enthusiast’s dream, Tilly by Lana Jois is a squishy, magnificent triangular shawl worked from tip to border. Beginning with just a few stitches, this shawl quickly grows into an undulating, vine-like fabric that mimics trailing succulent plants.
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Type: Printed Pattern (8.5" x 5.5" booklet) with Digital Download
Designer: Lana Jois
Skill Level: 4 out of 5
Yarn: Hudson + West Co. Weld (70% US Merino / 30% US Corriedale; 200 yds [183 m]; 1.76 oz. [50g]): gold leaf, 5 skeins.
60” / 152.5 cm wingspan, 45” / 114.5 cm depth along border.
Size A (for shawl): Size US 6 / 4 mm: 32” / 80 cm circs.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
19 sts and 46 rows = 4” / 10 cm in charted st pattern on Size A needles, after blocking.
Note that in brioche st, each visible row is two completed rows. Gauge is not critical for this project, but a change in gauge will affect finished measurements and yarn requirement.
Increasing, decreasing, brioche stitch.
About the Designer
Lana Jois loves to knit! Sweater or shawl, texture or lace—she is happiest when knitting lace, but is always experimenting with technique and con- struction. Her work has appeared in Interweave Knits, knitscene, knit.wear, Pom Pom Quarterly, and Twist Collective. Find more of her designs at https://www.ravelry.com/designers/lana-jois.