Faina Goberstein
Craftsy Instructor


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Faina Goberstein is an accomplished knitwear designer and a full-time math professor. She was born and raised in Russia and began to knit at age 8. She loves designing and math, and started out as a design engineer (knitting was her escape from the high stress job). She considers herself a math geek and thinks that grading is a lot of fun! Faina designs for both yarn companies and magazines, with designs published in "Interweave Knits", ... Read Full Bio »

Faina's Craftsy Classes

Sizing Knitwear Patterns

Knitwear designer and math professor Faina Goberstein walks you step-by-step through every calculation involved in grading a range of sizes, from the initial gauge swatch through shaping a garment and calculating yardage. You will conquer your pattern-grading fears and finish with a pattern that's ready to knit, and the knowledge and tools to use these skills for years to come.

$19.99 $49.99

Faina's Patterns

Ruby and Cables Gloves




East Bay

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Faina's Projects

Men's sweater
Venice scarf
Ormond Beach Jacket
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Faina's Blog