Friday, November 19, 2010

Curious Creek Shawls now available!!








Ahsante
Designed by
Christina S. Wilkins

This shawl was created to showcase the beauty and depth of Meru, (51% Wild Tussah Silk / 49% Merino Wool) lace weight yarn 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 Ahsante (Swahili for “Thank You”) because Ahsante will surely be the response to all the compliments to come.

Materials:
  • Approximately 1200 yards Curious Creek Meru lace weight yarn
  • Size 3.25 mm or 3.5 mm (US 3 or 4) needles, dpns, as well as 24” to 40” circular needles
  • Stitch markers, waste yarn and tapestry needle for life lines

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

Size:                      
  • Blocked the overall diameter is approximately 60 inches
 




Photo by Amanda Klaus

Photo by Amanda Klaus

Photo by Amanda Klaus


Jambo
Designed by
Christina S. Wilkins

This shawl is the second 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 Jambo (Swahili for “Hello”).

Materials:
  • Approximately 1200 yards Curious Creek Meru lace weight yarn
  • Size 3.25 mm (US 3) and 3.5 mm (US 4) needles
  • 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 35 inches from top to tip down the spine with a wingspan of 67 inches 











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 

4 comments:

Boboknitter said...

I love this... all of it... sigh.

Michele said...

STUNNING!!!!!

There aren't enough words to adequately describe these three pieces!

Love them all.

Kristine said...

Beautiful work Christina. I couldn't have hired a better designer to showcase the new Spectra Series in Meru.

Thank you for your attention to detail, and the obvious love you poured into the design of these three pieces. They are nothing short of MAGNIFICENT!

Kristine

Feisty said...

Thank you, Ladies!!

Kristine, it has been an absolute pleasure!

; )