Conflux is a shawl vest with a simple rectangular shape. It is knit with a seamless modular construction on the bias in two-color brioche and garter stitch using fingering weight yarn. The shawl vest is knit flat from the center out, on the bias. The main part of the shawl vest is knitted in Brioche […]

Porto Shawlette

The Porto Shawlette is a small two-color shawl, knit in Brioche & Garter stitch with a scalloped edge. The shawl was originally designed for the “Knit with Friends” festival 2023 in Porto, Portugal. PDF Download € 6.00 (taxes may apply) Languages: English, Portuguese & German Layout: Standard/Print/Mobile Released: June 2023 Ravelry Payhip #PortoShawlette Details Yarn […]

Wave Breaker

Photo: @masahiro_shimazaki for Amirisu / Hair & Makeup: @yokoyosh / Model: Hiromi Photo: @masahiro_shimazaki for Amirisu / Hair & Makeup: @yokoyosh / Model: Hiromi Photo: @masahiro_shimazaki for Amirisu / Hair & Makeup: @yokoyosh / Model: Hiromi Photo: @masahiro_shimazaki for Amirisu / Hair & Makeup: @yokoyosh / Model: Hiromi Photo: @masahiro_shimazaki for Amirisu / Hair & […]

Brioche Mode

A graphic rectangular shawl in two-color Brioche and Garter stitch stripes with a seamless modular construction. This design was originally published in May 2023 as a mystery knit-a-long. Check out the tag #SOSUknitsMKAL2023 on Instagram to see the stunning shawls that knitters have created during the MKAL! PDF Download € 7.00 (taxes may apply) Languages: […]

Planet A

Visualize, comprehend & fight Climate Change – Because there is no Planet B! It’s getting hot in here – but not just that, the weather is getting more and more extreme with climate change progressing. But how much has the climate changed, really? “Planet A” visualizes how much each month’s temperature differs from the long-time […]

Ginny Bandana Cowl

The Ginny Bandana Cowl keeps you cozy and in style with a classic yet bold Gingham or Buffalo Plaid pattern created by two-color Brioche and Garter stitch. The cowl comes in two sizes for a narrow or loose fit. The bandana tip adds a modern twist
and keeps out the wind from your jacket opening. PDF […]


Four colors, combined in Brioche and Garter stitch, form a Gingham or Buffalo plaid pattern. Ginny can be knit as a large cowl that loops around the neck twice or as a classic scarf. The cowl and scarf have the same construction: both are knit flat in two-color Brioche and Garter stitch. The cowl is […]


A marled top-down Raglan sweater
in a fluffy combination of Brioche, Pearl Brioche & Garter stitch. The sweater is knit seamlessly top-down with Raglan shoulder shaping. For the main part of the sweater, the two colors are held together, creating a marl effect. For added contrast, the cuffs, hem, and neckline finish are worked with Color […]

Base Camp

A simple pattern, a comfy texture, and endless possibilities… Base Camp is a pattern and shawl recipe that is anything but basic! One color, two colors, odds and ends, or a color gradient? Follow the pattern as written for DK weight yarn or go off the beaten path with the recipe. No matter the yarn […]

Frequency Shawl

Frequency is a deep triangular shawl knit in two-color brioche and garter stitch. The chevron pattern is created by switching between the two textures, combined with switching foreground and background color with the syncopated brioche technique. The main part is knit in two colors, a third color is used for the one-color brioche border and […]

Stairway Shawl

Photo by Jonna Hietala/Laine Magazine Photo by Jonna Hietala/Laine Magazine Photo by Jonna Hietala/Laine Magazine Photo by Jonna Hietala/Laine Magazine Photo by Jonna Hietala/Laine Magazine The Stairway wrap is a companion through the season and can be worn all year round: casually draped over a linen summer dress, as a personal touch and statement over […]

Brioche + Mystery

A celebration of brioche stitch and all the possibilities of the technique.
 An exploration of the intricacies of knitting. 
A mystery that you can solve on your needles!
 This design was originally published in May 2021 as a mystery knit-a-long. Check out the tag #SosuMKAL2021 on Instagram to see the stunning shawls that knitters have […]

Earth, Wind & Fire

The Earth, Wind & Fire shawl was originally published as the mystery design accompanying the Frida Fuchs yarn advent calendar 2020. The large rectangular wrap features an arrow pattern in different textures: garter stitch, one-color brioche, garter stripes, and cute little dots. The random-seaming color sequence creates a colorful but cohesive overall effect that is […]

Lizzie Sweater

Lizzie Sweater Knit top-down in two-colors, this casual fit cropped sweater with low sleeves features a graphic textured raglan yoke with horizontally ribbed and vertically striped brioche triangles and garter shoulders. The remainder of the yoke, body, and sleeves are knit in stockinette stitch. 
Cuffs, hem & short-row neckline are knit in twisted rib. Sizes 1 […]


Fernweh A shawl to knit while dreaming of exploring the world, of traveling and meeting faraway friends.
 Use three treasured speckled or semisolid skeins of hand-dyed yarn – a lighter one in the foreground, a darker one in the background, and a color pop – to tide you over the longing of Fernweh. The Fernweh shawl is […]

Ewe York

Brioche Mosaic Arrows adorn this deep triangular shawl that is surrounded by a contrasting border and an i-cord for a finished look. Choose between a striped i-cord in the main colors or add a fourth color for an extra color pop. The shawl is fully reversible (you can see the WS on some of the […]

Fading Light Cowl

Add a little luxury and warmth to your winter wardrobe with this stylish brioche cowl. The cowl is knit drop-down in four fading colors of the amazingly lightweight and luxuriously soft Town & Country Cashmere by Nature’s Luxury. It sits close to the neck and has a light bandana-shape at the lower edge that covers […]

Pearls & Stripes

This large modular shawl is full of texture and color play for an interesting & fun knit that will never get boring. The main triangle is knit bottom-up in two-color pearl brioche, then stitches are picked up to work the remaining shawl top-down in stripes of garter stitch, one-color brioche and two-color stockinette brioche. The […]


This large rectangular wrap is knit in two main colors with a contrasting border
and features a graphic brioche mosaic pattern on a garter stitch background. Choose between the large wrap or a narrower scarf. This pattern is part of the Brioche Mosaic Trilogy eBook! PDF Download € 6.00 (taxes may apply) Languages: English & German […]

Brioche Tiles

A graphic brioche mosaic is the focal point of this triangular brioche & garter stitch shawl. The sideways construction starts with a wide rib pattern that transitions into the mosaic motive and ends with an i-cord edge. The fully reversible shawl can be knit with 2-3 colors, the mosaic pattern is both available as written […]


Knit top-down in two-colors, this trapezoid-shaped shawl is knit in garter stitch with a center panel of 
horizontally and vertically striped triangles (thanks to two-color brioche and horizontal ribbing). The uni-colored border reverses the textures of the main section. An i-cord surrounds the entire shawl for a finished look. The pattern includes modifications for a […]

Shadow Lines

Knit from the center triangle out in a variety of stripey patterns (in garter stitch, two-color stockinette brioche and one-color brioche) in two colors, 
this graphic rectangular wrap is a perfect lightweight summer companion
that will keep you warm when the cold returns. The wrap is surrounded by rolled stockinette border. PDF Download € 6.00 (taxes […]


The sun is peeking through the tree canopy by an azure blue lake, the water is mirroring speckles of clouds on this tranquil day. The Treelight Shawl evokes this serene summer scene in my mind and makes me want to go out and search for this place, bundled in a hand-knit shawl. The shawl is knit […]

Island in the Sun

The large triangular shawl is knit top-down in one- and two-color brioche and garter stitch short rows. The contrasting stripes have tiny and larger bobbles and the border features a spiky brioche edge. The large one-color brioche section is constructed with increases only at the edges, so no increase line disrupts the flow of brioche […]


Shawllinn is a deep triangular shawl knit sideways in wide brioche and garter ribs creating a two-color fade, intersected by a large two-color honeycomb brioche stripe.The shawl is surrounded by an i-cord border for a neat and finished look and an extra color pop. Choose two fading colors for the brioche and garter ribs (like […]

Get Your Fade On

This rectangular shawl is worked on the bias in a three-color fade in one- and two-color brioche stitch, broken up by contrasting stripes in garter stitch. Go for a timeless combination of three shades of gray and a color pop of your choice, or live out all your speckled color dreams to create your dream […]

Melted Shrug

The Melted Shrug is part cardigan, part shawl with sleeves and an all-around feel-good garment that you won’t want to take off. This seamless oversized casual shrug has a fun modular top-down construction and is knit in two textures: the fluffy textural garter stitch is extra soft thanks to Qing Fibre’s Melted Baby Suri that […]

Brioche Twist Headband

A headband is such an underrated accessory: it’s less bulky than a hat but keeps your ears toasty warm, it keeps your hair from flying around in the wind but doesn’t give you hat hair and it fits into every bag. This quick and easy reversible headband features bold stripes on one side and a […]


The Soulsisters shawl is not only a collaboration with indie dyer EmiB, but it’s an expression of the friendships and bonds we forge thanks to our shared passion! I’ve designed this shawl for and with my wonderful friends and my test knitting dream-team Emi & Marion – my soul sisters! The main part of the […]

Afterglow Shawl

Afterglow is a large crescent shawl, knit top-down in horizontal ribbing and brioche in two main colors. The final section features a stunning motif of brioche circles in alternating colors, thanks to some syncopated brioche magic as well as brioche increases and decreases. The eyelet increase rows and the scalloped border are knit in a […]


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Elevate is an extra-large rectangular wrap, knit on the bias in two-color brioche and garter stitch with subtle yet graphic brioche elements in alternating colors. The construction – from corner to corner – makes this a very interesting knit: It revolves around the simultaneously knit brioche border that grows wider at the starting and ending points […]


© Laura Morsman

© Laura Morsman | PomPom Magazine © Laura Morsman | PomPom Magazine © Laura Morsman | PomPom Magazine © Laura Morsman | PomPom Magazine © Laura Morsman | PomPom Magazine Photos by Laura Morsman Photography, modelled by Monserrat Sanchez. This rectangular wrap is knit in horizontally striped two-colour brioche short rows (using a wrap-and-turn technique) […]

Slice of Light

From the pattern release in June 2018 to July 2019, 3 Euros of every pattern sold were donated to the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance. Together we’ve donated a total of 5.643 Euros! Thank you so much! Susanne For some, knitting is a simple pastime. For me and many others, knitting is so much more. It gives […]

Breakfast for Dinner

Do you also have random skeins of beautiful hand-dyed yarn in different weights in your stash and never dared to combine them? Combining awesome things makes them even better, just like in this shawl: brioche, mohair, garter stitch, marled colors, stripes, textures and i-cords. This asymmetric shawl has it all! The Breakfast for Dinner shawl […]

Ewe Rock

A super-sized shawl is a perfect accessory to rock this freezing winter in style. Wrap it around your neck and keep warm on your trips out into the cold, or wrap it around your shoulders to stay cozy and warm inside. Ewe Rock is knit top-down in one-color and two-color brioche and garter stitch in […]


A shawl should be like a sidekick, it should keep you warm, safe and happy. It can fit seamlessly into your comfort color wardrobe or be the unexpected star of your outfit. The Sidekick shawl is knit sideways in alternating sections of two-color brioche and contrasting short-rows in garter stitch. In each brioche section, the […]

Autumn Affinity

A comfortably casual cardigan is a fall staple – for good reason! When it’s too chilly to go out and about without a little something to ward off the oncoming chill, but still too warm to don a thick winter jacket, it’s the magical time when knit sweaters and cardigans are in high season. This stylish […]

The Hills Are Alive

The inspiration for this design, as it happens so often with me, is the beautiful hand-dyed yarn itself. Nature’s Luxury’s silky-soft Sheep en Soie wanted to become a tapestry of my home: The hills and valleys of Lower Austria that come alive in summer in the most gorgeous shades. This light fingering weight base is […]

Summer Walk

Brioche & Short Rows are a great match, especially when combined with the luscious Delicate Merino yarn from Walk Collection. This light fingering weight base turns this super-sized shawl into a light and airy accessory. The first four short-row wedges are worked in one-color brioche and only the last wedge in two-color brioche. I used Greyhound […]

Flamingo Flavor

I fell in love with the graphic syncopated brioche triangle pattern that was the highlight of the sosu mystery KAL shawl “Mysteries, She Wrote“. This symmetrical textured shawl is the result of this love affair. The center panel featuring syncopated two-color brioche triangles on a garter stitch background is surrounded by short-row wedges for textural interest. […]

Love Ewe Baby

Love Ewe Baby Love Ewe Baby celebrates the beauty and vibrancy of hand-dyed yarn and a one-of-a-kind LYS: Do Ewe Knit? Karen, the owner, is known as the yarn pimp extraordinaire and her love and enthusiasm for all things yarn and color inspired me to this shawl design for the Do Ewe Knit Summer KAL […]

Invincible Summer

Copyright: Laine/Jonna Hietala Copyright: Laine/Jonna Hietala The subtle combination of garter stitch and brioche elements is the perfect playground for La Bien Aimée’s beautiful Speckled Fade colorways. The result of this collaboration is a timeless shawl that transcends trends. The shawl is knit sideways on the bias in garter stitch with an i-cord selvedge. Triangular […]

Mysteries, She wrote

The “Mysteries, She Wrote” shawl was originally published as the sosu mystery KAL 2017. The pattern name is, of course, a reference to my all time favorite fictional mystery writer. This graphic pattern features syncopated brioche triangles, garter stitch stripes and a contrasting short-row border in seed stitch. The result is an asymmetrical shawl that is […]

Über Biased

Knit on the bias, this large and cosy scarf or cowl features alternating sections of two-color brioche and stripy texture. It is surrounded by an i-cord for a neat and finished look. Because of the diagonal sections, it looks different every time you wear it and because it’s reversible, you’ll always have the right side […]

Brioche Basix: Scarf

This scarf is a great first brioche project, as it showcases all the basic brioche stitches. If you’re a brioche fiend and want a simple scarf that showcases the cushy stitch and your favorite worsted weight yarn, this is a pattern for you as well. You can find a photo tutorial on all the stitches […]

Nordic Arrows

photo by Jonna Hietala of Laine Magazine photo by Jonna Hietala of Laine Magazine photo by Jonna Hietala of Laine Magazine Overlapping triangles in syncopated brioche – inspired by Norse Runes and Symbols – are the focus of Nordic Arrows. The triangular shawl is knit sideways in stripey garter stitch. A short-row border with brioche […]

Shusui Shrug

Brioche and Garter are a match made in heaven – and the combination offers endless possibilities. This sleeved shawl is a drapey shrug with extra long sleeves. The shrug is knit top-down like a shawl, starting at the center back, in two-color brioche and garter stitch with brioche sections at the back and fronts, large […]

Brioche Lightning

Brioche and Garter are a match made in heaven – and the combination offers endless possibilities. This deep triangular shawl features a bolt of garter lightning zig-zagging through the brioche fabric. The background color of the brioche is mohair yarn, making this an airy and lightweight yet fuzzy soft shawl, surrounded by a garter short-row […]

Brioche Crush

Brioche and Garter are a match made in heaven – and the combination offers endless possibilities. This graphic asymmetrical shawl combines a triangle of brioche and garter strips with a short-row border and features a whimsical picot edge. This is a great pattern for speckled yarn (Color A). Use colors A & B with lots […]


Is it a Poncho with T-Rex sleeves? Or a cape? Or a weirdly shaped cardigan? In any case, this oversized garment is super comfortable, fun and versatile. Wear it with the opening in front as a stylish cape/cardigan, or turn P-Rex into a boxy sweater with an open back. The unique combination of two-color brioche […]