Because of the color of this yarn, when searching for a pattern name I was irresistibly drawn toward chocolate, and regions that grow it. Kumasi is a city in Ghana, in western Africa’s rain forest region. Cocoa is one of the city’s largest exports.
Shawl is knit from a provisional cast on in the center toward the outer edge. Stitches are then picked up from the center, and worked in the opposite direction, resulting in a shawl whose sides mirror each other.
Gauge: 15.5 sts and 26 rows to 10 cm in stitch pattern, blocked.
Finished size: 72.5 x 28 inches; 184 x 71 cm.
Skills: k2tog, ssk, YO, s1-k2tog-psso, s2-k1-p2sso, provisional cast on.
Other supplies: stitch markers and lifelines are optional.
Stitch patterns: Charted and written.