nesp

Rochester, NY

During college graduation activities to relieve the stress of all the activities and exams, I taught myself to knit out of a book. The finished project was a pair of argyle socks for my soon to be husband. That was 1956 and we're still married. I very much enjoy researching all knitting techniques and greatly admire fellow knitters that utilize a variety of procedures to achieve a given technique. However, I enjoy thinking about knitting ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since July 2011


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Slow-Cooker Savvy: Make Your Best Meals
Simple Techniques for a Super Fit
Special Techniques for Machine Knitting: Color & Texture
Complete Knife Skills
Cooking Mistakes
Slip-Stitch Colorwork: Mosaic & Beyond
Sewing on the Edge
Easy Fitting the Palmer/Pletsch Way: Pants
Finishing Made Easy: The Beginner's Guide
Essential Skills for Sweater Knitting
Simply Stunning Colorwork
Bavarian Twisted Stitches: Projects & Techniques
Knit Faster With Portuguese Knitting
2016 Craftsy Block of the Month
Knit-Along 2016: Socks
Sweater Modifications for a Custom Fit
Brioche Knitting: Exploring Color & Texture
Fearless Knitting: Empowering Techniques for Every Knitter
Mastering Stitchwork: Increases & Decreases
A Better Cook in 10 Dishes
Essential Techniques for Sock Knitting
A Practical Approach to Color for Knitters
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Machine Knitting: Essential Techniques
Getting Gauge: Perfect Knit Fabric Every Time
Fitting Solo: From Measurements to Muslin
Moebius Knitting With Cat Bordhi
Basics of Digital Photography
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
Design Your Own Cowl
Estonian Lace Explained
New Directions in Lace
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design
Sew Better, Sew Faster: Advanced Industry Techniques
Color Patterning With Hand-Dyed Yarns
New Twists in Cables: Fingerless Mittens
Plug & Play: Custom Scarves & Shawls
The Ultimate T-Shirt
Underneath It All
One Pattern, Many Looks: Pants
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
The Ultimate Guide to Sewing Knit Fabrics
Sewing With Silks
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
The Art of Stir-Frying
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Simple Sweaters: Stranded & Steeked
Sweater Surgery
Adventures in Double-Knitting
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
My First Sweater
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Improve Your Knitting
The Carefree Fly-Front Coat
Shoot It!
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Seaming Handknits
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
The Fair Isle Vest
Know Your Wool
Short Rows
Celtic Cables
Sweetheart Shawls
Entrelac Knitting
Knitting With Beads
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
Curvy Knits
Mastering Lace Shawls
Knit Sock Workshop
Fit Your Knits
Decorative Seams
The Top-Down Icelandic Sweater
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Hats Four Ways
Custom Cabled Pullovers
Button Bands & Buttonholes
The Classic Tailored Shirt
Foundations of Double Knitting
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
Knit to Flatter
Custom Yoke Sweater
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Pant Fitting Techniques
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Modern Buttercream
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Pant Construction Techniques
Perfect Pizza at Home
Creative Cabled Necklines
Stupendous Stitching
Crochet: Basics & Beyond
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Stashbusting
Homemade Italian Pasta
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
Couture Dressmaking Techniques
Sew Smarter: 30 Professional Techniques
Explorations In Cables
Amazing Crochet Textures
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Seaming Beyond the Basics
Feminine Fit: Bust Shaping Techniques

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