The sign for "pilgrim" is based on the white "bib" that
was common pilgrim clothing.
Use "P" handshapes to draw a "bib" on your front. Each hand moves
to the side and down. Think of the white "bib" aspect of the clothing worn by
Some people do a wandering-"P" to mean "pilgrim." I've always
preferred to think of that sign as meaning "pioneer" rather than
"pilgrim." They are two different concepts.
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