Sulenkti

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FINISHED SIZE:

72" x 48" and 22” at the deepest point (183 x 122 x 56 cm)

MATERIALS: 

Expression Fiber Arts Blossom Fingering yarn

Shown in colors: A (Poised), B (Budding), C (Haru), D (Light Elegance), and E (Flor).

Approximately 897 yds/820 m [49 yds/45 m (Color A), 130 yds/119 m (Color B), 211 yds/193 m (Color C), 283 yds/259 m (Color D), and 224 yds/205 m (Color E)] were used for the sample.

NEEDLE: 

US size 6 (4.00 mm) 32" (60 cm) or longer circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge

SKILL LEVEL:

Adventurous Beginner: This pattern is for those knitters who are ready to explore colorwork. Skills/concepts include kfb increases, k2tog decreases, slipping stitches, and changing colors at the end of rows.

Notes From the Designer:

Sulenkti is the Lithuanian word for bend. This shawl curves gently as it grows, which creates an effortlessly wearable shape. While you could make this shawl in just two colors, the simple pattern repetition shows off multiple colors beautifully. Select two colors that have a bit of contrast with each other, and then as you progress, deepen each color for a fade effect. Or just choose color combinations that make you happy! You never work more than one color at a time, and you only need to know one increase and one decrease stitch, in addition to knit, purl, and slip stitches, which makes this a perfect introduction to easy colorwork. Since you start at the tip, you can customize the size by working as many or as few repeats as you wish. Just work six rows in Garter stitch after any repeat of the Textured Stripes section, and bind off. 

  • Click the Videos tab to watch a tutorial demonstrating different sections of this pattern. 
  • Gauge is not crucial but could affect overall size and yardage.
  • The stitch count increases by 1 stitch every right-side row. The decrease and increase stitches on wrong-side rows counteract each other, so the stitch count remains the same as the previous row. This creates the overall curved shape of the shawl. 
  • Carry the unused color loosely up the side. 
  • View the information for our upcoming KAL for this pattern here.

Designed by Janica York Carter

You'll receive a digital file only (instantly downloadable as a PDF) and won't be shipped anything. Please allow a few minutes for the download link to be emailed to you. If the email doesn't arrive within a few minutes, just log into your account on our site and you'll see your Completed Orders. From there, you'll find the download link.

Enjoy your knitting!

Chandi

New? Read about our pattern download process here

“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” – Helen Keller

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This pattern is free for a limited time. Just add to cart and complete checkout to receive the download. For more info, click here

FINISHED SIZE:

72" x 48" and 22” at the deepest point (183 x 122 x 56 cm)

MATERIALS: 

Expression Fiber Arts Blossom Fingering yarn

Shown in colors: A (Poised), B (Budding), C (Haru), D (Light Elegance), and E (Flor).

Approximately 897 yds/820 m [49 yds/45 m (Color A), 130 yds/119 m (Color B), 211 yds/193 m (Color C), 283 yds/259 m (Color D), and 224 yds/205 m (Color E)] were used for the sample.

NEEDLE: 

US size 6 (4.00 mm) 32" (60 cm) or longer circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge

SKILL LEVEL:

Adventurous Beginner: This pattern is for those knitters who are ready to explore colorwork. Skills/concepts include kfb increases, k2tog decreases, slipping stitches, and changing colors at the end of rows.

Notes From the Designer:

Sulenkti is the Lithuanian word for bend. This shawl curves gently as it grows, which creates an effortlessly wearable shape. While you could make this shawl in just two colors, the simple pattern repetition shows off multiple colors beautifully. Select two colors that have a bit of contrast with each other, and then as you progress, deepen each color for a fade effect. Or just choose color combinations that make you happy! You never work more than one color at a time, and you only need to know one increase and one decrease stitch, in addition to knit, purl, and slip stitches, which makes this a perfect introduction to easy colorwork. Since you start at the tip, you can customize the size by working as many or as few repeats as you wish. Just work six rows in Garter stitch after any repeat of the Textured Stripes section, and bind off. 

  • Click the Videos tab to watch a tutorial demonstrating different sections of this pattern. 
  • Gauge is not crucial but could affect overall size and yardage.
  • The stitch count increases by 1 stitch every right-side row. The decrease and increase stitches on wrong-side rows counteract each other, so the stitch count remains the same as the previous row. This creates the overall curved shape of the shawl. 
  • Carry the unused color loosely up the side. 
  • View the information for our upcoming KAL for this pattern here.

Designed by Janica York Carter

You'll receive a digital file only (instantly downloadable as a PDF) and won't be shipped anything. Please allow a few minutes for the download link to be emailed to you. If the email doesn't arrive within a few minutes, just log into your account on our site and you'll see your Completed Orders. From there, you'll find the download link.

Enjoy your knitting!

Chandi

New? Read about our pattern download process here

“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” – Helen Keller

Current Stock:
Craft: Knit Free/Paid: Paid Yarn Weight: Fingering Yarn Base: Blossom Fingering Yardage: 800+ Project Type: Shawls/Wraps Difficulty: Adventurous Beginner

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Sulenkti
5 Stars

I have not knit this yet.

Love it
5 Stars

Clearly written pattern. Love the shape and 4 colour option.

Yarn & Patterns
5 Stars

I have purchased from Expression Fiber Arts a few years now. They dye some of the most breath taking colors of yarn on marvelous bases. And if that’s not enough they offer free patterns that are just beautiful. Customer service is excellent and I love their heart warming uplifting positivity. I’m not related or affiliated I just wanted to give a big shout out and give ‘Credit Where Credit Is Due!’

Wonderful Pattern
5 Stars

This is such a well-written and easy to follow pattern! I'm really looking forward to the KAL starting!

Shawl pattern
5 Stars

I absolutely love this pattern and found extra yarns purchased from Expressionfiberarts to make this and when finished it will be my late winter early spring wrap

Sulenkti
5 Stars

While I have not started this project yet, I’m looking forward to it! Simple stitches but beautiful effect!

Sulenkti
5 Stars

Das ist eine sehr schöne und abwechslungsreiche Anleitung.

Pattern
5 Stars

Wonderful shawl......pattern well written

Summer KAL
5 Stars

Looking forward to making this during the summer 2022 KAL

Easy pretty pattern
5 Stars

I love how this pattern is coming along. I thought the color changes would be more difficult but they really aren’t. I’m loving the pattern so far.