Aloha Prayer Shawls

About a month or so ago, ke Akua [God] told me that He wanted me to knit an aloha prayer shawl for a friend of mine who has had a pretty rough year.  She tends to get chilly in restaurants and in the evenings during the summer, and it seemed that ke Akua wanted me to knit a shawl to take the chill off, light and summery, in colors that my friend loves. I’m on a strict yarn budget, and needed to find the yarn on sale.  So I went to one of my favorite websites, Jimmy Beans Wool, and found the perfect yarn.  It’s Filatura di Crosa “Orchidea”, in colorway 05, Yellow Green, on sale at half price!

I started knitting, praying for my friend as I knit, and in a couple of weeks had the shawl done.  My friend loved it, and it looks wonderful on her.  The shades of green, orange and yellow are what she loves best.

I just started a second prayer shawl for another friend who’s really going through tough times too.  I like participating with ke Akua this way.  If my friends can feel His love and comfort through the work of my hands, then it is a wondrous thing indeed.

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7 Responses to Aloha Prayer Shawls

  1. Yvonne says:

    Prayer shawls are so awesome. I think you are doing a great job and I am sure bringing comfort to many.

  2. Destiny says:

    I think we may have to do a prayer ITEM swap. I love that you are so sensitive to HIS leading in this area.

  3. Lika says:

    OH wow laulau…..PREETTYY. You must do one in lavendar & purple-ly. Or a black one with sparkley, be dressy doe. Or or or a white one dat matches everything….

    So awesome…cause like with each stitch a prayer yeah, plenny mana dat.

  4. sharon says:

    that is just lovely!

  5. myra says:

    Lovely shawl, and what a lovely post too!

  6. you sistah says:

    That is such a lovely shawl; every time I put the small shawl you made just for my neck, I am warmed by it and by the love in it.



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