Curlew Shawl

curlew22This is my second shawl to be released in my 2013 six shawl challenge, the colour and texture reminded me of bird feathers which is why I named it Curlew. It is now available to download from ravelry and its free! download now

006Curlew is an extremely easy shawl to knit using just under 300 yards of DK weight yarn. I chose Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend which is a wonderfully soft and pretty yarn.

The shawl is knit from the top down with bands of garter stitch and simple lace stockinette. I am currently a little bit obsessed with garter stitch, its the perfect stitch for using hand-painted and varigated yarns.