TKN Designs

Coeur d' Alene, ID

My Pattern Store on Craftsy is all about my mom. She had a passion for knitting that spanned decades. Her designing was born of necessity, as she was widowed at 30 with two small boys and a newborn (me) to raise. It just seemed natural for her to take her passion and turn it into a career. She established her business "The Knitting Needle" in the early 70's and continued to design until she was 85. It was her dream that I assume her role as ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since October 2011


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

The Bandsaw: Setting Up for Successful Sawing
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Knit-Along 2016: Socks
Craft & Create With Your Cricut Explore
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Spectacular Stamping
Transform Your Garden Design
Flawless Finishing
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Machine Embroidered Classics
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
Complete Knife Skills
Making Leather Bags
Sewing With Knits
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Sew the Perfect Fit
Design Your Own Handbag
Modern Buttercream
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Shoot It!
Micro Torch Basics
Know Your Wool
Brilliant Knit Beads
Spinning Dyed Fibers
Short Rows
Celtic Cables
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
Fit Your Knits
Creative Quilt Backs
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Sew Better, Sew Faster
How to Teach It
Jean-ius!
Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Stupendous Stitching
Perfect Pizza at Home
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Creative Cabled Necklines
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
The Art of Cloth Dyeing

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops:

One Skein Knit Shrug
Lacy Leaves
Twirl Skirt & Bloomers