Feature Friday! Christiane Knight!

Oh do I have a treat for you this week!!! May I present: Christiane Knight! I know her from FB! She is a hoot! you should totally go and hang out with her! She also has THE. MOST. YUMMY. Yarn I have seen in a long time!

Ok first here is a bit about her and a few photos to drive you crazy with:

I’m Christiane “Xiane” Knight of Threeravens Yarns and Fibres, and I got to this fibery place through an interesting journey! As a DJ with a weekly club night, the co-host of the night and I decided that starting a knitting circle in the slow opening hours would be a fun thing to do. We were both total newbies, chicks with mohawks and bright hair sitting around in a dark bar and dropping stitches. It was fun! I was hooked.
This naturally progressed to the realisation for me that, even more than the knitting process, it was touching the soft yarns that I loved the most. I decided that I needed to learn how to spin. This was the best decision of my life. I was a natural, and I slowly transitioned from spinning tunes to spinning yarn.

My claim to fame: ” I blend amazing fibres, colours, and textures into a tactile rainbow of awesome.” Whee!

I favour fun, unusual, and eye-catching colours, textures, and techniques. I specialise in artistic and conceptual yarns, art batts, hand-dyed fibres, and couture fibre jewelry.
In other words, I like things bright and shiny and lumpy-bumpy and wild and fun – just like me!

Other fun facts: I have been dyeing my hair funny colours since 1985. I love goats and take weekly trips to a farm to feed and pet some local rascally goat-friends. I’ve lived in three different states in the US, yet I’ve never managed to move above the Mason-Dixon line. I went to college for Theatre Arts with a minor in Dance. I didn’t last a year. I’m incredibly handy at many things, all of which are not very good at bringing steady pay. I was the singer of a Goth Rock band, and a radio DJ as well as a club DJ. [see the last statement about getting paid regularly, ha!]

And if this wasn’t enough, Christiane has said she would love to have a giveaway here at Rambling Designs! WEEEEEHAAAA! 🙂 SO you lucky gusses get a chance to win one of her wonderful yummy yarns!
All you have to do is just go heart her etsy shop! Or subscribe to her newsletter! (scroll down on that page). How easy is that! Go and like, then let me know you did here in the comments! If you absolutely want another entry, then let me know you liked my page as well, or followed my blog 🙂 Remember: an extra comment for each “mission” ladies and gents!

The Giveaway will be open until Next Thursday at 8pm Pacific time zone, I will draw the winner with random. org and will announce it next Friday! SO make sure you check back! 🙂

In the meantime: here are a few more pictures for you to look at from Xiane!

If you are an artists, or know of an artist you think deserves to be featured, please do let me know with an email, or a comment here. (You can also send me a message on FB if you like, or that is easier for you)
My featured artists will go on to be featured on three more blogs this month. First on  Louise’s blog, then on  Karen’s blog, and then on the Indie Mosaic blog! So you get maximum exposure! Since we all do different things you will reach different readers on each of our blogs and you really get your name out there! It’s really great. And best of all: It’s free! If you enjoyed reading this and want to be featured yourself, or know of someone that you think should be featured, please let me know through an email, or a comment on this post, or send me a message on FB.
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16 thoughts on “Feature Friday! Christiane Knight!

  1. Bridgette is a sweet heart, Im a newbie & am blessed tohave met a golden egg hahaha. Talented Waaaahxxxxx. Xiane you are a specialist designer, artist. Yarn is supurb!!!. Love the peach & the red. Love to hear you sing. Hair like it, that red???? Nice to meet you.

  2. Awesome colors and textures…..Love, love, love it all!!!!! Thank you for introducing her, Bridgett and thank you Xiane for sharing your story and art. Amazing!!!!Glad you found the right ‘spin’!!! 🙂
    I have signed up for your newsletter.
    ~Louise

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