Syrenka Shawl by Carol J. Sulcoski

Syrenka Shawl

June 2022
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 10 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1500 yards (1372 m)
One size (74" across top/30" center height)
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A syrenka is a mermaid or water siren. The green, blue, and silver shades of this half-circle shawl remind me of the waterdrops and shimmering scales of this mythical creature.

I designed this shawl to be a fun knit, with changing colors and stitch patterns to keep you engaged but in easy-to-work stitches that won’t stress you out. You’ll start by casting on a small number of stitches, then you’ll work increase rows periodically to create the half-circle shape. To make it easy, all the increases are clustered in the increase rows, so you don’t have to worry about forgetting them as you go along.

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Cascade 220 Sport colors shown:
A = Azure (8892)
B = Sage (9593)
C = Lake Chelan Heather (9451)
D = Silver Gray (8401)
E = Turtle (2452)

This is a terrific pattern for playing with color. Try different shades of a single color; a rainbow sequence; self-striping yarn; wild brights; or use odds and ends of yarn for a randomized delight.

Above all else, HAVE FUN!