Category Archives: Designer Spotlight


Interview with Lion Brand Studio’s Studio Director, Patty Lyons: Fixing Mistakes and Loving Every Minute of It!

If this is the first time you’ve heard of Patty Lyons, Lion Brand Studio’s Studio Director, then you are in for a treat! I’ll admit, this was one of the most efficient Q&A interviews I’ve done to date, because from the moment … Continue reading

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Will You Be Mine? Just in Time for Valentine’s Day: Hugs & Kisses Bracelet Knitting Kit from Knit Outta The Box!

  A few weeks ago, while in New York City, I had the good fortune of running into Laurie Gonyea, founder and designer of Knit Outta The Box. I asked Laurie if she would be willing to make a short video about the … Continue reading

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Beaded I-Cord Tutorial With Designer Laura Nelkin: Learn New Skills, Create Treasured Gifts

I am honored to have been asked by Creative Knitting editor, Kara Gott Warner, to introduce you to my latest design in the January issue, Soutache. This elegant beaded necklace and cuff is perfect for a last-minute holiday gift. This … Continue reading

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In the Spotlight: Amy Polcyn, Designer and Author of Baby Nouveau Stylish Blankets for Baby

I’m so excited to have had the opportunity to chat with Amy Polcyn about her new book, Baby Nouveau: Stylish Blankets for Baby. In this 48-page pattern book, you’ll find 10 baby blankets and play mats made in uncommon colors, such … Continue reading

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In The Spotlight: Designer Penny Oliver

Multi-talented U.K. designer Penny (Pen) Oliver stopped by for a chat with me today about her wildly popular knitting patterns. She is a prolific designer who conjures up whimsical, knitted toy patterns of all shapes and sizes, and I’m overjoyed … Continue reading

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