“Villagers knit jumpers for Indian elephants to protect the large mammals from near-freezing temperatures ”
“Local women make colourful jumpers for formerly abused animals after staff at conservation centre warn of temperatures dipping close to freezing point.”
“Women in a village near the Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Centre in the northern city of Mathura reportedly began producing the colourful, pyjama-like garments after staff at the centre warned temperatures were approaching sub-zero at night.”
Hello everyone! Now I know a lot of spoonies, and a lot of witches who either knit, crochet or sew. These activities suit both groups: for spoonies they offer a creative output without having to spend too much energy, and for witches they’re a really easy way to practise magic daily. So yarn/knot magic is perfect for spoonie witches!
This year (2017) I am crocheting a square each day, and making these into a massive blanket. I am choosing the colours of each square based on each day, how I felt, or magical colour correspondences I want to instil.
As I crochet, I set my intention for the blanket within each stitch- for me these include protection, comfort and safety. Other ways to add magic include adding strands of your hair or the hair of a loved one into the blanket to add extra protection (this often happens by accident for me as my hair sheds everywhere!), or you can crochet with the colours specific to your intentions.
My colour correspondences are:
white: cleansing and purity
black: protection and binding
red: strength and passion
pink: love and harmony
orange: courage and comfort
yellow: communication and self love
green: fertility and wellness
dark blue: dreams and psychic abilities
light blue: joy and new beginnings
violet: divination and inspiration
purple: authority and power
grey: neutrality and secrets
brown: the home and grounding
silver: intuition and reflection
gold: prosperity and luck
Happy Witch Crafting everyone! (see what I did there? good pun)