Let your Heart S.

Location:

Sebastopol, CA
Hometown: Sebastopol

Member since:

April 9, 2012

What are you currently working on?

I am working on a gator for my brother and a shawl from an Elsbeth Lavold collection. I just completed a yarn doll for a neighbor's daughter and plan to make some clothes for her next.

Do you crochet or knit?

I can do both and use both on some of my projects. I mostly knit and also spin

Describe your all-time favorite project.

My first sweater. I was determined to knit it in the round and created the pattern using a book called Knitting Ganseys I believe the auther is Beth Brown-Reinsel? I used Lambs Pride blue blood red and did a celtic knot patter down the front center panel with raised hearts on each side. I did a shoulder strap with a simple cable down the sleeve.

How long have you been crocheting and/or knitting?

I took a fiber workshop at Findhorn in Scotland in 1985 and have been hooked on fiber projects since then.

Do you have a special memory tied to yarn, crocheting or knitting?

My very first experience with yarn was when my grandmother taught me to crochet when I was around 9 or 10. She knit me a series of Barbie dresses which my niece now has. I was not able to learn to knit until I was in my 30's. When I discovered the continental/picking method my knitting took off.

Introduction

My name is Theresa, I just re-located to the area from Seaside OR. I am a knitter and have done some spinning in the past. It is my weekly knitting groups that have bolsterd me through life changes.


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