Thursday, October 27, 2011

Another Tanis Fiber Arts giveaway!

This time it isn't through the Pagan Knitter podcast, but through Tanis' blog.  Head on over to enter to win a skein of single-ply merino/cashmere/silk fingering in her new "Gold" colourway.

Photo by Tanis Lavallee.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Clever Jane!


I knew our sweet Jane Richmond was clever - and this tutorial proves it!  This video Jane made shows us how to join/knot yarn in a project without ends to weave it.  Love!

How baby pumpkins are brought into this world...

Head over to my personal blog, Dyer in the Rough, for an amusing pumpkin photo...

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Episode 7 - Faces of the Goddess

In today’s episode, “The Knitter’s Needles” will bring you a yarn app review.  In “The Dyer’s Pot”, I’ll share some common methods of dyeing yarn & fibre.  Finally, we’ll learn a little about the Four-fold Goddess in “The Pagan Corner”.

Show notes for Episode 7:

Housekeeping:
  • The yarn/fibre giveaway is for Tanis Fiber Arts Blue label sock yarn, Gaia's Colours spinning fibre - post a comment on the show notes for Episode 6 ("Sweet Jane") for a chance to win.  Deadline, Friday, October 28th, 9pm Pacific, 12midnight Eastern.
The Knitter's Needles:

An app review for "Yarn U":
The Pagan Corner: 

Monday, October 3, 2011

Episode 6 - Sweet Jane

In today's episode, I sit down with local Victoria knitwear designer Jane Richmond.  Plus, apples & nuts in the kitchen. And then we talk basics for rituals and spellwork.

Show notes for Episode 6:

Housekeeping:
  • Everything Old Em yarn & fiber contest - the winner is: Wooly Knits n'bits (Lise, or Zenitude on Ravelry)
  • Ravelry group for The Pagan Knitter
  • Twitter's "knit chat" - hash tag #knitchat, Thursdays at 6:30pm Pacific, 9:30pm Eastern.
The Knitter's Needles:

The Pagan Knitter chats with Jane Richmond.  Some links to lead you to Jane's patterns:
The Pagan Corner: 
Yarn/Fibre give-away for the month of October.  Leave a comment on this post to be eligible to enter.  Deadline/draw - Friday, October 28th, 9pm Pacific/12 Midnight Eastern.

 Tanis Fiber Arts, Blue Label Sock Yarn, in "Aquarium" colourway.


Gaia's Colours Fibre Arts, Umaj Top (50% SW Merino/50% Bamboo) in "Rainbow Beast" colourway.

A few photos to go with the episode:

Jane Richmond, showing off her new cardigan (soon to be released)
A close up -

King apples ripening on our trees.