Wrap yourself in cozy comfort with the Mermaid Shawl, an old favorite revisited in our Deluxe DK Superwash and Colorburst yarns! This striking pattern combines triangular and crescent construction for a beautiful shape that’s endlessly wearable. The solid upper portion is complemented by the striking slip stitch edging that creates the look of mermaid scales thanks to self-shading Colorburst. This shawl is excellent for year-round wear, keeping you cozy in any climate!
SIZES One Size
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Wingspan: 66” Depth at Center: 17¼”
MATERIALS Universal Yarn Deluxe DK Superwash (100% superwash wool; 100g/284 yds) • 834 Cream (MC) – 2 balls Universal Yarn Colorburst (65% superwash merino, 35% acrylic; 200g/660 yds) • 113 Chevron (CC) – 1 ball Needles: US Size 9 (5.5 mm) 32-40” circular or longer (to accommodate large number of sts) or size needed to obtain gauge Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers
GAUGE 18 sts x 22 rows = 4” in Stockinette stitch (St st) Save time, check your gauge.
PATTERN NOTES This shawl is worked from the top down. For the Main Body of the shawl, 6 stitches are increased every right side row – 2 at each edge and 2 at the center. For the Edging, 6 stitches are still increased every right side row, except now the shaping changes to 3 at each edge.
In this pattern, work all slipped stitches purlwise with yarn held to the wrong side of work.