I started crafting as a very small child. I always wanted to do whatever my mother was doing at the time. She owned a complete set of craft encyclopedias and I grew up reading them and wanting to learn more. She taught me how to crochet and embroidery around 5 and then I taught myself counted cross-stitch as a teen. I taught myself to knit during a divorce that knocked the wind out of me. I needed a distraction and brought a Learn to Knit kit. ... Read Full Bio »