Tag Archive for 'Qiviut'

lk2g-096 Sergio Mercado and Luxury Fibers

In this latest episode of our knitting web video series/podcast we chat with Sergio Mercado from Qiviuk. He tells us all about how they got started with luxury fibers from Peru, South America and the Artic.

You’ll see some of the rarest and most luxurious of yarns and fibers like  Guanaco, Vicuna, Qiviuk and Qiviuk blends. Sergio will also tell us how he got his store start in the Plaza Hotel in New York City

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Special Thanks to Sergio Mercado.

lk2g-066 Alaska is for Knitters – Juneau and Ketchikan

This latest episode of our video podcast is the EPIC conclusion of our yarny trip to Alaska.  For this episode we stop in Glacier Bay, Skagway, Juneau, and Ketchikan.

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The music in this episode

Special thanks to Cheri Pyles from Mission Arts and Fibers and The Point in Ketchikan

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lk2g-064 Alaska is for Knitters – Anchorage

In this latest episode of our video podcast we continue our journey to Alaska with a stop in Anchorage for a visit at the Oomingmak Cooperative.

While there we find out more about qiviut, muskox and the Inuit knitters who create the lovely lace qiviut items.

What I am wearing/knitting:

Special thanks to Torgeir Robertson.

For more information about qiviut and the Inuit knitters check out:

Arctic Lace: Knitting Projects and Stories Inspired by Alaska’s Native Knitters by Donna Druchunas

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lk2g-061 Alaska is for Knitters – Fairbanks

In this latest episode we take a trip to Alaska on a quest for Qiviut. Our first stop is in Fairbanks where we chat with the Fairbanks Fiberistas.

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Special thanks to Patti (Patsand) for inviting us and driving us to the meetup.

Thanks also to Monica (Snowmagnolia) and Ginny (Gin) for their interviews and everyone at the Fairbanks Fiberistas group for making us feel welcome!

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lk2g-026 Knitting Journeys

In this episode of our Video Podcast, CAT takes you on her journey through Hamburg, Germany and her experience spinning Qiviut from Greenland.

Shops in Germany:

  • Wolle Laden, stash enhancement: hand dyed and natural Irish Wool
  • Purpur Wolle stash enhancement: Regia Sock yarn and Filatura di Crosa Golden Line Superior Cashmere/Silk
  • Wollboutique stash enhancement: Trekking Hand Art, Austerman Step, Opal

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Special Thanks to Jane (Lacefreaks) and Connie (Conicuts) for use of their photos for this episode.

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