Kirby Shawl by Melissa Leapman

Kirby Shawl

September 2022
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in Lace pattern, blocked
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
5.0 mm (H)
2133 - 2187 yards (1950 - 2000 m)
One Size
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The Kirby Shawl is a fun and engaging knit, resulting in a fabulous large shawl to wrap around you for luxurious comfort
on a cool day. Whether you choose a subtle set of colours for a gently accented shawl or a vibrant colour combo that makes it truly pop, Kirby is sure to delight! This shawl is worked from the top down and features a four wedge shape beginning with a Stocking stitch tab. The four wedge construction repeats the lace patterns in each wedge making this large shawl easy to follow when knit.

Finished Measurements
Approximately 190.5 cm / 75” wide x 104 cm / 41” deep, blocked

Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts Merino DK / Light Worsted Weight
100% SW Merino 3.5oz/100g, 200m/220yd,
(MC) 7 skeins, (CC) 3 skeins
Sample shown in (MC) Apple Blossom and (CC) Russian Silver Blue

4 mm / US 6 circular needle, minimum length 80 cm / 32”, or size needed to achieve gauge
3.5 mm / US 4 Double pointed needle (for knitted on edging)
Crochet hook, 5 mm / size H (used only for the provisional cast on)
Scrap yarn in contrasting color for provisional cast-on