Strudel by Katrin Schubert


June 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1480 yards (1353 m)
Length 71”, Center 22”
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This pattern is available for $7.50.

Strudel is an asymmetrical shaped brioche shawl with a beautiful drape. To be honest, this pattern is a real one row wonder. Repetitive increases and decreases are worked every 4 rows only, giving the shawl its unusual shape. Using the main color an applied I-cord is then worked across for a clean finish. You end up with a very feminine shawl, a perfect pattern to relax and very suitable for brioche beginners and young knitters. Wrap the inner circle around your neck or wear it upside down with the outer circle around your shoulders!

Louet Gems Fingering Weight 100% Merino
185yd per 50g skein
Shown in #21 Cloud Grey (4 skeins) as Main color (MC) and #15 Marine Blue (4 skeins) as Contrasting Color (CC)

US 5 (3.75mm) circular needle, 40”
It is recommended that a shorter needle be used to start project.

4 stitch markers
Tapestry needle

22 sts and 22 rows = 4” square in Brioche stitch, lightly blocked

Finished Size
Length 71”, Center 22”