Designer: Stacey Gerbman
These slippers are cozy and soft on your feet - perfect after a long day. They knit up quickly with two strands of yarn held together. The Cabled Cozies Slippers include cables, seed stitch, and ribbing to keep the project interesting. The designer has included process pictures to help knitters with the pattern.
About Stacey Gerbman:
Stacey has been working as a commercial textile designer for over a decade. She has been in love with needlecrafts since her mother taught her to crochet when she was 8. Stacey is a graduate of the Fashion institute of Design and Merchandising of Los Angeles. While she has spent much of her career in the commercial carpet industry, she never left her love of hand knitting behind. Stacey is currently building up her website at http://www.yarnitty.com/.
24 sts and 28 rows with two strands held
together in garter st = 4" (10 cm). For best
results, always check your gauge.
540 yards of DK weight
Once upon a time in 1920's Luxembourg, Joseph Galler and his brother began a business in the heart of the capitol city: "H. Galler - Bonneterie en Gros," or "H. Galler Wholesale Handknitting Yarns." The boys, only in their late teens, had to use their father's name, H. Galler, as they were too young to assume the business title. With hard work and determination, the brothers maintained a ...
Once upon a time in 1920's Luxembourg, Joseph Galler and his brother began a business in the heart of the capitol city: "H. Galler - Bonneterie en Gros," or "H. Galler Wholesale Handknitting Yarns." The boys, only in their late teens, had to use their father's name, H. Galler, as they were too young to assume the business title. With hard work and determination, the brothers maintained a successful shop for almost 2 decades until the German invasion of Luxembourg in 1940 shut them down.
It took three years to navigate an escape of war-torn Europe, but in 1943, Joseph Galler, wife Renee, and children Henry and Michele, arrived in New York City. Here, Joe began a career with Fiber Yarns, a company that dyed yarns for resale to the trade. To his dismay, he learned that this company was skimming yarn off the top of every order and keeping excess yarn for resale and profit. In the middle of the holiday Christmas party, Joe addressed his boss' thievery in front of the crowd and quit on the spot. He would rather face an unknown future than accept money from a crook.
Striking out on his own, Joe began TricotLux and eventually incorporated as Joseph Galler Inc. in 1951. Importing only the finest quality yarns and selling at the lowest prices possible earned him a loyal following. His unending work ethic was halted only with his death at the age of 92 in 1993.
Galler Yarns has remained in the hands of Joseph's family, passing to Henry and now to the 3rd generation, Henry's daughter Star.
The Galler Yarns business continues to thrive today with the same ethical standards and integrity that Joe proudly and firmly instated.
Even though Joe was convinced computers were evil, we welcome you to the new generation and our website. We thank you for considering our yarns.