Grover Beach, CA

I'm Karen from California. Married for 40 years, 4 grown children and 8 grandchildren. I've always done crafts and have done embroidery, quilting, painting, paper crafts and too much more according to my husband! About 4 years ago I decided to try knitting when my right hip had a problem that kept me pretty stationary. Since then though, I've had hip replacement surgery and using Craftsy classes for all kinds of knitting projects, have become ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since August 2014

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Colorful Patchwork Bags & Baskets
Professional Yarn Dyeing at Home
Knit-Along 2016: Socks
Brioche Knitting: Exploring Color & Texture
Socks My Way: Stitch Pattern Savvy
Magic Loop Knitting: Knit Faster in the Round
Infinite Cables
2016 Craftsy Block of the Month
Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop
Mastering Stitchwork: Reversible Stitch Patterns
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
Zip It Up: Easy Techniques for Zippered Bags
Essential Techniques for Sock Knitting
Spinning Art Yarns
Next Steps in Shuttle Tatting
2015 Summer Block of the Month
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing
Getting Gauge: Perfect Knit Fabric Every Time
A Practical Approach to Color for Knitters
Sweater Surgery
Knit Faster With Portuguese Knitting
Floor Loom Weaving
Estonian Lace Explained
Socks My Way: Heel & Toe Variations
Mastering Stitchwork: Increases & Decreases
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Lace Knitting Mistakes
Simple Sweaters: Stranded & Steeked
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
My First Lace Shawl
Design Your Own Cowl
Next Steps in Intarsia
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Drafting From Worsted to Woolen
Brioche Knitting Made Easy
Foundations of Spinning
Color Patterning With Hand-Dyed Yarns
Intarsia: Basics & Beyond
Ply to Knit: Spin the Yarn You Really Want
My First Socks
Sew Ready: Garment Basics
Explorations In Cables
Improve Your Knitting
Beginner Serging
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Creative Quilt Backs
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Professional Family Portraits
Button Bands & Buttonholes
Machine Embroidered Classics
Spinning Dyed Fibers
Short Rows
Brilliant Knit Beads
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Know Your Wool
The Fair Isle Vest
Shuttle Tatting
Celtic Cables
Knit Lab: In the Round
How to Say It: Pattern Writing for Knitters
Sweetheart Shawls
Lace Shawl Design
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Entrelac Knitting
How to Teach It
Creative Cabled Necklines
Knit to Flatter
Foundations of Double Knitting
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Sewing Texture
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Knitting With Beads
Finishing School: Edges & Bindings
Creative Serging
My First Sweater
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Lace from the Inside Out
Blocking Handknits
Seaming Handknits
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
Custom Cabled Pullovers
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Perfect Pizza at Home
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Crazy Quilts
The (Not So) Itty-Bitty Giraffe
Machine Quilting
Adventures in Double-Knitting
Curvy Knits
Amazing Crochet Textures
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Knit Sock Workshop
Mastering Lace Shawls
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Hats Four Ways
Complete Knife Skills
Custom Yoke Sweater
Mastering Cable Design
Knit Lab
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Micro Torch Basics
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
Feminine Fit: Bust Shaping Techniques
Essential Short Row Techniques
My First Seamless Sweater
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Next Steps in Fair Isle: Mittens & Hat
Simply Stunning Colorwork
New Twists in Cables: Fingerless Mittens
One-Skein Accessories: Chevron Collection
Explorations in Brioche Knitting

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy workshops: