arachne_knits

Hawaii

Started knitting as child but didn't progress til college in New York. Mom, grandmothers and aunts are/ were skilled knitters. I got a slow start because we moved to Hawaii when I was very young and it was hard to find a reason to knit (and good yarn was even harder to come by). When I really started traveling, I needed knit garments and was able to find yarn. I make simple garments, lots of hats and baby blankets for our local hospitals. My ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since October 2011


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Perfect Knits Every Time: Understanding Knitting Patterns
A Practical Approach to Color for Knitters
Cut Your Knitting: Strand & Steek With Confidence
Sew Quick, Quicker, Quickest
Twined Knitting
The New Chicken Dinner
Secrets to Cooking Fish: Eight Essential Techniques
Simple Soups From Scratch
Building Flavorful Soups
Cooking With Cast Iron
Mastering Cable Design
Handknit Garment Design
The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
Improve Your Knitting
Mastering Lace Shawls
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Knitting With Beads
New Directions in Lace
Short Rows
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Explorations In Cables
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Asian Wrap & Roll
Adjust the Bust
Custom Fitting: Waist & Hips
Sewing on the Edge
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear: Beyond the Basics
Designing Details: Pockets
Start Machine Quilting
Knit to Flatter
My First Sweater
Knit Sock Workshop
Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks
Knit Lab
Fit Your Knits
The (Not So) Itty-Bitty Giraffe
Know Your Wool
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
Knit Lab: In the Round
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Fast-Track Fitting
Next Steps in Fair Isle: Mittens & Hat
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
Estonian Lace Explained
Mediterranean Favorites
Savory Tarts, Quiches & Galettes
Cooking Essentials: All About Pork
Custom Fitting: Back, Neck, and Shoulders
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Authentic Italian Soups
Homemade Italian Pasta
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
Cooking the Perfect Steak
Sweet & Simple: 10 Classic Desserts
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Pant Construction Techniques
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Jacket Fitting Techniques
Beginner Serging
The Couture Dress
Modern Jacket Techniques
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Classic Tailoring: The Blazer
Couture Finishing Techniques
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
Patternmaking + Design: Collars & Closures
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Necklines
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Darts & Seam Lines
Design Your Own Handbag
Stabilizer Savvy
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Underneath It All
Fitting Essentials: Customize Your Dress Form
20 Essential Cooking Techniques
A Better Cook in 10 Dishes
Complete Knife Skills
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Blocking Handknits
Seaming Handknits
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Foundations of Double Knitting
My First Socks
Simple Sweaters: Stranded & Steeked
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Roasting Techniques Every Cook Should Know
Secrets of Slow Cooking: Mastering the Braise
French Cooking at Home: The Food of Provence
Homestyle Pan Sauces
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Meat & Tomato
French Home Cooking: The Essential Techniques
The Fair Isle Vest
Entrelac Knitting
Wee Ones
Feminine Fit: Bust Shaping Techniques
Button Bands & Buttonholes
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Sweater Surgery
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Lace Shawl Design
Lace from the Inside Out
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Custom Cabled Pullovers
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
Hats Four Ways
Custom Yoke Sweater
Celtic Cables
Creative Cabled Necklines
Indian Curries: The Basics & Beyond
Master the Methods
Essential Short Row Techniques
Essential Skills for Sweater Knitting
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing
Vivid Flowers in Colored Pencil
Drawing With Colored Pencils
Drawing Essentials: Inspired By Nature
Sketchbooks
Mastering Stitchwork: Increases & Decreases
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Lace Knitting Mistakes
Pre-Cut Piecing Made Simple
Quilting Quickly II
Quick & Easy Quilting
The Essential Guide to Sewing With Sheers
The Shetland Hap Shawl
Classic Table Linens
Secrets of Gluten-Free Baking
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Sewing Studio
Quilting Quickly
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Sewing on the Bias
Sewing With Silks
Custom-Fit Slipcovers: Chairs
Sewing Custom Curtains & Draperies
Custom Bedding: Designer Duvet Covers
Sewing Custom Roman Shades
Sewing Custom Valances
The Ultimate Guide to Sewing Knit Fabrics
Sewing Fashion Knits
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
The Fashionably Quilted Jacket
Pant Fitting Techniques
Sew the Perfect Fit
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Couture Dressmaking Techniques

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

11 Class Projects

Class: Roasting Techniques Every Cook Should Know
with Molly Stevens

Class: A Better Cook in 10 Dishes
with Martha Holmberg

Class: Homestyle Pan Sauces
with Martha Holmberg

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