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72" x 48" and 22” at the deepest point (183 x 122 x 56 cm)
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.
US size 6 (4.00 mm) 32" (60 cm) or longer circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
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
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I have not knit this yet.
Clearly written pattern. Love the shape and 4 colour option.
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This is such a well-written and easy to follow pattern! I'm really looking forward to the KAL starting!
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
While I have not started this project yet, I’m looking forward to it! Simple stitches but beautiful effect!
Das ist eine sehr schöne und abwechslungsreiche Anleitung.
Wonderful shawl......pattern well written
Looking forward to making this during the summer 2022 KAL
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.