arachne_knits

Hawaii

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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:

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
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
Pant Construction Techniques
Sew the Perfect Fit
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Create Any Size: Pattern Grading for Sewers
Patternmaking + Design: Creative Sleeves
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Modern Jacket Techniques
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
Sew Better, Sew Faster
Tailoring Ready-to-Wear
Beginner Serging
The Iconic Tweed Jacket
Jacket Fitting Techniques
The Couture Dress
Fast-Track Fitting
Fast-Track Fitting: In the Details
Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper
Patternmaking Basics: The Skirt Sloper
Sewing Studio
Quilting Quickly
Sew Sturdy Travel Organizers
Design Your Own Handbag
Stabilizer Savvy
Cut to It: Strategies for Smarter Quilting
Start Machine 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
Foundations of Double Knitting
My First Socks
Blocking Handknits
Seaming Handknits
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Knit Lab: In the Round
Simple Sweaters: Stranded & Steeked
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
My First Sweater
Explorations In Cables
Roasting Techniques Every Cook Should Know
Improve Your Knitting
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Meat & Tomato
French Home Cooking: The Essential Techniques
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
New Directions in Lace
Knit Lab
Fit Your Knits
Feminine Fit: Bust Shaping Techniques
The (Not So) Itty-Bitty Giraffe
Button Bands & Buttonholes
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Sweater Surgery
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Handknit Garment Design
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Lace Shawl Design
Knit to Flatter
Lace from the Inside Out
Know Your Wool
Mastering Cable Design
Mittens and Gloves Galore
The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
Custom Yoke Sweater
Custom Cabled Pullovers
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
Knitting With Beads
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
Hats Four Ways
Celtic Cables
Creative Cabled Necklines
The Fair Isle Vest
Short Rows
Entrelac Knitting
Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks
Wee Ones
Mastering Lace Shawls
Knit Sock Workshop

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

4 Class Projects

Class: Custom Yoke Sweater
with Amy Detjen

Class: Simple Sweaters: Stranded & Steeked
with Amy Detjen

Class: Mastering Lace Shawls
with Laura Nelkin

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