Fish scales

I made a few versions of this pattern: left pointing, right pointing, small, medium, large, extra large... I hope you can find one that appeals to you. You can watch the video tutorial for the left pointing 10 stitches repeat pattern and then if you want to knit the larger or the right pointing version, just find the corresponding chart and instructions below:
Abbreviations:
k - knit
brk - brioche knit
brp - brioche purl
sl1yo - slip 1 with yarn over needle
sl1 wyib - slip 1 purlwise with yarn in back
sl1 wyif - slip 1 purlwise with yarn in front
brkyobrk - brioche knit, yarn over, brioche knit (that in the next row will be knitted as sl1yo, p1, sl1yo)
brLsl - brioche left slant decrease
brRsl - brioche right slant decrease

Left pointing 10 stitches repeat
Cast-on a multiple of 10 + 1 (symmetry) + 2 (edge)
Row 1: k1, *sl1yo, k1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 2, 6, 10, 14, 18, 22, 26: sl1 wyif, *brp1, sl1yo; rep from *, brp1, sl1 wyif
Row 3, 7, 11, 15, 19, 23, 27: k1, *sl1yo, brp1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28: sl1 wyib *brk1, sl1yo; rep from *, brk1, sl1 wyib
Row 5: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brLsl, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 9: k1, *sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brLsl, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 13: k1, *sl1yo, brLsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 17: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brLsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 21: k1, *sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brLsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 25: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brLsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif 
Repeat only rows: 5 - 28

Chart:
Left pointing 12 stitches repeat 
Cast-on a multiple of 12 + 1 (symmetry) + 2 (edge) 
Row 1: k1, *sl1yo, k1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 2, 6, 10, 14, 18, 22, 26, 30, 34: sl1 wyif, *brp1, sl1yo; rep from *, brp1, sl1 wyif
Row 3, 7, 11, 15, 19, 23, 27, 31, 35: k1, *sl1yo, brp1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36: sl1 wyib *brk1, sl1yo; rep from *, brk1, sl1 wyib
Row 5: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, brLsl, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 9: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brLsl, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 13: k1, *sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brLsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 17: k1, *sl1yo, brLsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 21: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, brLsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 25: k1, *sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brLsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 29: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brLsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 33: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brLsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Repeat only rows: 5 - 36

Chart:
Left pointing 14 stitches repeat
Cast-on a multiple of 14 + 1 (symmetry) + 2 (edge)
Row 1: k1, *sl1yo, k1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 2, 6, 10, 14, 18, 22, 26, 30, 34, 38, 42: sl1 wyif, *brp1, sl1yo; rep from *, brp1, sl1 wyif
Row 3, 7, 11, 15, 19, 23, 27, 31, 35, 39, 43: k1, *sl1yo, brp1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40, 44: sl1 wyib *brk1, sl1yo; rep from *, brk1, sl1 wyib
Row 5: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 4 times, sl1yo, brLsl, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 9: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, brLsl, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 13: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brLsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 17: k1, *sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brLsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 21: k1, *sl1yo, brLsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 4 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 25: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 4 times, sl1yo, brLsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 29: k1, *sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, brLsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 33: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brLsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 37: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brLsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 41: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 4 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brLsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Repeat only rows: 5 - 44

Chart:
Left pointing 16 stitches repeat
Cast-on a multiple of 16 + 1 (symmetry) + 2 (edge)
Row 1: k1, *sl1yo, k1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif 
Row 2, 6, 10, 14, 18, 22, 26, 30, 34, 38, 42, 46, 50: sl1 wyif, *brp1, sl1yo; rep from *, brp1, sl1 wyif 
Row 3, 7, 11, 15, 19, 23, 27, 31, 35, 39, 43, 47, 51: k1, *sl1yo, brp1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif 
Row 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52: sl1 wyib *brk1, sl1yo; rep from *, brk1, sl1 wyib 
Row 5: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 5 times, sl1yo, brLsl, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif 
Row 9: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 4 times, sl1yo, brLsl, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif 
Row 13: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, brLsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif 
Row 17: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brLsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif 
Row 21: k1, *sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brLsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 4 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif 
Row 25: k1, *sl1yo, brLsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 5 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif 
Row 29: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 5 times, sl1yo, brLsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif 
Row 33: k1, *sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 4 times, sl1yo, brLsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif 
Row 37: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, brLsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif 
Row 41: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brLsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif 
Row 45: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 4 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brLsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif 
Row 49: k1, *[sl1yo, brk1] 5 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brLsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif 
Repeat only rows: 5 - 52 
 
Chart:
Right pointing 10 stitches repeat 
Cast-on a multiple of 10 + 1 (symmetry) + 2 (edge)
Row 1: k1, *sl1yo, k1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 2, 6, 10, 14, 18, 22, 26: sl1 wyif, *brp1, sl1yo; rep from *, brp1, sl1 wyif
Row 3, 7, 11, 15, 19, 23, 27: k1, *sl1yo, brp1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28: sl1 wyib *brk1, sl1yo; rep from *, brk1, sl1 wyib
Row 5: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 9: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, brk1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 13: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brRsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 17: k1, *sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 21: k1, *sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brk1, ; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 25: k1, *sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Repeat only rows: 5 - 28 

Chart:
Right pointing 12 stitches repeat 
Cast-on a multiple of 12 + 1 (symmetry) + 2 (edge) 
Row 1: k1, *sl1yo, k1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 2, 6, 10, 14, 18, 22, 26, 30, 34: sl1 wyif, *brp1, sl1yo; rep from *, brp1, sl1 wyif
Row 3, 7, 11, 15, 19, 23, 27, 31, 35: k1, *sl1yo, brp1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36: sl1 wyib *brk1, sl1yo; rep from *, brk1, sl1 wyib
Row 5: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 9: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 13: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, brk1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 17: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, brRsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 21: k1, *sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 25: k1, *sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brk1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif  
Row 29: k1, *sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif  
Row 33: k1, *sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Repeat only rows: 5 - 36 

Chart:
Right pointing 14 stitches repeat 
Cast-on a multiple of 14 + 1 (symmetry) + 2 (edge)
Row 1: k1, *sl1yo, k1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 2, 6, 10, 14, 18, 22, 26, 30, 34, 38, 42: sl1 wyif, *brp1, sl1yo; rep from *, brp1, sl1 wyif
Row 3, 7, 11, 15, 19, 23, 27, 31, 35, 39, 43: k1, *sl1yo, brp1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40, 44: sl1 wyib *brk1, sl1yo; rep from *, brk1, sl1 wyib
Row 5: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 4 times; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 9: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 13: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 17: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, brk1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 21: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 4 times, sl1yo, brRsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 25: k1, *sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 4 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 29: k1, *sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brk1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 33: k1, *sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, ; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif  
Row 37: k1, *sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 41: k1, *sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 4 times; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Repeat only rows: 5 - 44 
 
Chart:
Right pointing 16 stitches repeat 
Cast-on a multiple of 16 + 1 (symmetry) + 2 (edge)
Row 1: k1, *sl1yo, k1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 2, 6, 10, 14, 18, 22, 26, 30, 34, 38, 42, 46, 50: sl1 wyif, *brp1, sl1yo; rep from *, brp1, sl1 wyif
Row 3, 7, 11, 15, 19, 23, 27, 31, 35, 39, 43, 47, 51: k1, *sl1yo, brp1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52: sl1 wyib *brk1, sl1yo; rep from *, brk1, sl1 wyib
Row 5: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 5 times; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 9: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 4 times; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 13: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, ; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 17: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 21: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 4 times, sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, brk1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 25: k1, *sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 5 times, sl1yo, brRsl; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 29: k1, *sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 5 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 33: k1, *sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 4 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk, sl1yo, brk1; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 37: k1, *sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 41: k1, *sl1yo, brRsl, [sl1yo, brk1] 2 times, sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 3 times; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 45: k1, *sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, brk1, sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 4 times; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif
Row 49: k1, *sl1yo, brRsl, sl1yo, brkyobrk, [sl1yo, brk1] 5 times; rep from *, sl1yo, sl1 wyif  
Repeat only rows: 5 - 52 

 Chart:

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