Wolf & Faun Knits

Handmade Stitch Markers

Regular price $4.00

Handmade stitch markers for knitting or other fibre arts, sourced from small batches of charms and unique beads. Each listing is for one stitch marker each. Mix and match to create your own unique magical set. Stitch markers are made in small batches and it is uncertain if or when they will be re-made. Please check back frequently for new styles and designs. 

Stitch Markers are soldered to prevent catching or snagging of the yarn on the rings. Stitch markers can be used on needles 6.5 mm / US 10.5 or smaller.  

Mykonos Beads are specifically from the Greek Island of which is famous for their traditional pewter beads. 

Symbolic Meanings: 

Owls are often associated with wisdom and women's magic as they are creatures of the night and of the moon. Owls possess the magic of seeing through the darkness and seeing what others cannot. This can make people fearful of owl it can see you for what you are. They are often associated with transition and shifts, often coming to guide souls onto their next journey after death. Owls have long been associated as the companions of wise women including the goddess Athena. 

Feathers often symbolize connection to spirit, and spiritual evolution. It can also be associated with air signs, the creator and higher knowledge. Peacock feathers, in addition to feather symbolism specifically are associated with integrity, beauty and self-confidence.

Acorns: As the seed of the Oak tree, Acorns are symbolic of strength and potential. Oak is a sacred tree of the Celts and was associated with protection, inner strength, heart healing and the power to rebuild and move forward from great challenges. 

Pine Cones: Loved all over the world for being an evergreen through the harshest winters, the Pine is often regarded as a symbol of longevity, solitude, strength and purity. It is said to protect from evil spirits and promote long life, one of the reasons why it was brought in every year as the Yule tree (now commonly regarded as the Christmas Tree) during the darkest part of the year. It promised life to go on through the darkness. 

Roses: Considered one of the most magical plants, the Rose has captured many hearts in all the world over. It's sweetness and softness is a heart healer while it's thorns teaches strong and firm boundaries. Those who identify with Roses have soft sweet hearts while also invoking strong personal boundaries so not to have their hearts trampled upon. 

Wolves: Teacher and loyalty to family are the traits of the wolf. Often associated with women, specifically wild women and the moon. 

The Spiral: Often seen as a snail or ammonite shell, the spiral is an ancient symbol found in nature and in human creation. It is associated with the cycles of life, creation in the chaos and stability through movement. 

Please note: These are made from natural material that changes over time and ages beautifully. Expect the metal to change, fade and patina with use. 

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