Zirka by Elena Fedotova


December 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 9 rows = 4 inches
3.5 mm (E)
1094 - 1203 yards (1000 - 1100 m)
68 ½" (174cm) wingspan, 30 ¾" (78cm) height at center
Flag of English English
This pattern is available for $6.00 USD buy it now

Zirka is a triangular shawl worked from the bottom up in the filet crochet technique. It has no obvious right or wrong side and can be made to any size.


  • Yarn: 100% merino, 440yd (402m) per 100g skein, 1166yd (1065m) in total
  • Hook: US E (3.5mm)
  • Yarn needle to weave in ends

8 blocks (24 sts) and 9 rows = 4’’ (10cm) x 4’’ (10cm)

The exact same gauge is not critical for this design. The measurements listed below are only guidelines and you can make this shawl smaller/larger by working fewer/more row repeats of the stitch pattern.

The edging consists of two rows and adds 1’’ (2.5cm) to the depth and 2’’ (5cm) to the width.

Finished Size (blocked)
68 ½“ (174cm) wingspan, 30 ¾” (78cm) height at center

Tech editing by Amy Curtin (Amerz on Ravelry).

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or if something is not quite clear. Alternatively, leave your question in our group. I will be more than happy to help and will appreciate your feedback.