Ever wondered how to pair your knitting with your favourite tipple? Or how a fleeting dash of colour is translated to a magical hand dyed yarn? Our stellar line up of PPQ guests explored these questions and plenty more inspiring ideas, tips, and samples in our Pomfest Presents series of informal talks.


Camera Roll Full of Sweater Photos: Finding Inspiration and Turning It Into Reality
by Bristol Ivy

Lessons from the Coast: the Legacy of the Cowichan Sweater and the Coast Salish Knitters
by Julia Farwell-Clay

Mixing Knitting WIPs and Cocktail Tips
by Thea Colman, BabyCocktails

Knitters in the Round: Panel Discussion – Where There’s a Wool, There’s a Way
hosted by Anna Maltz
with Emily Foden of Viola, Sonja Bargielowska of Blacker Yarns, Emily Wessell of Tin Can Knits, and Olga Buraya-Kefelian of Olgajazzy

Interpretations: The Story of Volume 4 and Beyond
by Veera Välimäki

A Stash of One’s Own: Exploring the intersections of Gender, Money, and Physical Space
by Clara Parkes

Viola’s Woolly Adventure
by Emily Foden

The Mountains and Valleys of Dimensional Design in Hand Knitting
by Olga Buraya-Kefelian

Knitters in the Round: Panel Discussion – Crafting Consciously
hosted by Anna Maltz
with Bristol Ivy, Clara Parkes, Julie Asselin, and Julia Billings of Wollenflower

Many of the talks were recorded and we will release some highlights on the Pomcast in the next few months – stay tuned!


Many thanks to our talks sponsors The Yarn Collective.

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