Tuesday, March 30, 2010

A shawl for an Alpha

Alpha wolf that is!!!!
I was honoured to be asked to knit Chaske Spencer a scarf as a token of the NZ Be the Shift movement.

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Chaske (who plays Sam Uley in the Twilight Saga) is the founder and US "ambassador" of the cause and is in New Zealand this weekend at the Wellington Armageddon expo. A bunch of my lovely Twilight girls are heading down and will be meeting him on Saturday and will be giving his this shawl that i made for him!
(Hubby is modeling it too to show that it is unisex ;) )

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The pattern in "Herbivore" By Stephen West, and was knit in gorgeous hand dyed yarn in the colours of the Twilight woods, so was perfect yarn to choose!

"Be the Shift" was set up to shine the light on the struggle of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe.

From the shift website:


To Empower people to create sustainable, lasting change in their communities and countries through:

■Creating Awareness of the current issues and conditions
■Creating Alternatives that promote Dignity, Justice, Unity, and Accountability
■Taking Action that supports the creation of these alternatives


South Dakota's Lakota Sioux- Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe 2010 Crisis

■February 1st, 2010 Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe has declared state of emergency after severe ice storm devastates reservation
■Storm topples more than 3000 power poles
■13,000 people without power, heat and water

Pop over to www.shiftthepowertothepeople.org to read more.

A good friend of mine has set up a "knitting for the nation" program to send scarves over from NZ, which i will be contributing to greatly and this shawl is the first one!!! Pop over to our facebook page if you wish to be involved!


Chavah said...

Gorgeous!! You have such a great talent. Have fun at the event :D

Rhiannon said...

I've never heard of the guy but the cause sounds great and the shawl is gorg so I'm sure he will be very stoked!

psychedalicpunk said...

I'm sure Chaske will be blown away with this Hannah! x

Rainbow Child said...

chavah, im not going waaaaaaaaa :(

casey said...

beautiful hannah, im quietly chuffed that you choose my yarn for the wolf man, it is such a great cause.

m.e (Cathie) said...

what a great program, well done.
He will definitely love it.
ohhh, your're not going?!! why?