Rafiki means "friend"

The third and final shawl design for Curious Creek Fibers is complete!!










Rafiki
Designed by
Christina S. Wilkins

This shawl is the final design in a series of three created to showcase the beauty and depth of the Meru (51% Wild Tussah Silk / 49% Merino Wool) Septra Series of lace weight yarns from Curious Creek Fibers (curiouscreek.com).  All of Curious Creek yarns garner their inspiration and names from reserve and game parks all over the continent of Africa.  In honor of this tradition, this shawl was named Rafiki (Swahili for “Friend”).

Materials:
  • Approximately 1200 yards Curious Creek Meru lace weight yarn
  • Size 3.5 mm (US 4) needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Stitch markers; waste yarn and tapestry needle for life lines

Gauge:
  • 24 sts/4 inches and knit flat in stockinette

Size:                      
  • Blocked the overall diameter is 18 x 80 inches 

As soon as we have professional shots of all three shawls, the patterns will be available for purchase.

Yay!

Comments

adamboysmom said…
Wow, that is stunning!
Both the model and the shawl are gorgeous!
Feisty said…
Awww. Thank you, ladies!!

; )
LauraB said…
Just damn, friend...how is it your work is more lovely every time?! I think I am getting a definite preference for that shape of wrap, too...amazing...
Michele said…
I feel so unworthy,,,,*S*

I was delighted that I had taught someone in my group how to bind off!!! *LOL*
Michele said…
I sooooo love the new shawl,,,I love all three of them actually!! Guess we are going to have to start going out more so I can wear some of these (if/when I make them, that is!!)
Feisty said…
Michele, you can so make this, as well as all of them!

We might have to get you some yarn.

; )
Lolly said…
That's beautiful!
Boboknitter said…
My favorite one!

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