Kirwa Shawl by Renate Kamm

Kirwa Shawl

Knitting
February 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
2.0 mm
3.75 mm (F)
800 yards (732 m)
One Size

When spring peeks around the corner and temperatures rise, the mood in people also rises. Festivals are being prepared for, traditions are calling. These spring/early summer activities all over the country have one thing in common: when the sun disappears behind the clouds, it’s time for a little cover. The Kirwa shawl is just that —a little cover—but with the looks of a whole lot of tradition. Kirwa is also taking easy knitting to a whole new level. This pattern, worked from the top down, does not even need a chart. Simple yarn-over increases are alternated with double-yarn-over rows, hiding, but at the same time highlighting the pi increase within the design.