I learned to knit when I was four or five. I remember pink plastic needles about 7" long. My Scottish grandmother was a talented seamstress and both she and my mother were excellent knitters. I've knit for friends in high school (we all had matching mitts) and then for my own family of four. Now I've rediscovered my enjoyment in knitting and have many young neices/nephews and children of family friends to satisfy my constant need to pick up ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since July 2012

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Indian Curries: The Basics & Beyond
Piece by Piece: Quilt-As-You-Go Techniques
Modern Stranded Knitting Techniques
On the Rise: Bun & Roll Techniques
King Arthur Flour's Essentials of Bread Baking
Custom Bedding: Designer Duvet Covers
Tea Breads: Biscuits, Scones & More
Crochet Technique Toolkit
Quick & Easy Crochet Cables
Miniature French Desserts
Mastering Multicolored Yarns
Yarn Substitution Made Easy
My First Mittens & Gloves
Quick & Delicious: Make the Most of Your Food Processor
Picking Up Stitches: Necklines, Hems & More
More Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Mix & Match Crochet Bag Techniques
Love Your Vegetables
Mix It!
Colorwork Made Easy
Machine Knitting: Essential Techniques
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Knitting on the Bias
Perfect Knits Every Time: Understanding Knitting Patterns
Essential Skills for Sweater Knitting
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Wear What You Knit: Perfect Sweater Fit & Style
Fearless Knitting: Empowering Techniques for Every Knitter
Sweater Modifications for a Custom Fit
The Perfect Cupcake
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
The Custom Cupcake
Custom Bedding: Designer Bedskirts
Twined Knitting
2015 Summer Block of the Month
Cooking Mistakes
2015 Craftsy Block of the Month
A New Look at Longarm Quilting
Moebius Knitting With Cat Bordhi
A Practical Approach to Color for Knitters
Crochet: Basics & Beyond
Slip-Stitch Colorwork: Mosaic & Beyond
Infinite Cables
Amazing Crochet Textures
Socks My Way: Heel & Toe Variations
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Lace Knitting Mistakes
Improve Your Crochet
Rigid Heddle Weaving
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Seaming Beyond the Basics
Sewing Bras: Construction & Fit
Brioche Knitting Made Easy
Color Patterning With Hand-Dyed Yarns
Celtic Cables
Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know
Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond
Tunisian Crochet
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Complete Knife Skills
Design Your Own Cowl
2014 Block of the Month: Craftsy Color Theory
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
One-Skein Accessories: Chevron Collection
Strip Your Stash
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Curvy Knits
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Perfect Pizza at Home
Improve Your Knitting
Knit to Flatter
Shoot It!
Blocking Handknits
Seaming Handknits
Explorations In Cables
Floor Loom Weaving
Wee Ones
The (Not So) Itty-Bitty Giraffe
Fit Your Knits
Short Rows
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Knitting With Beads
Know Your Wool
Modern Buttercream
Foundations of Double Knitting
Lace from the Inside Out
Mastering Lace Shawls
Brilliant Knit Beads
Handknit Garment Design
Magical Jelly Roll Quilts
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Micro Torch Basics
Mastering Cable Design
Creative Cabled Necklines
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
Rigid Heddle Weaving: Beyond the Basics
Essential Short Row Techniques
Brioche Knitting: Exploring Color & Texture
Simply Stunning Colorwork
New Twists in Cables: Fingerless Mittens
Simply Stunning Scarves