Designer Interview ~ Christine Guest Designs

Today we come to the last interview in my Indie Design Gift A-long designer interview series – isn’t that a mouthful. 🙂 Our guest today is appropriately ~ Christine Guest. Like many of us, she knit (and crocheted) a long time for herself before venturing into designing professionally. Let’s meet her…….. Tell us a bit […]

Designer Interview ~ Rebekah Evelyn Designs

Many times, when a designer is interviewed, we ask how or when did you learn to knit (or crochet). And often the answer is “a long time ago”, “from my mother or grandmother”, “in college” – or a variety of other answers. The real question we’re asking is how long have you been practicing this […]

Designer Interview ~ Sunset Cat Designs

I had the wonderful pleasure of working with Stephanie Tallent when she was tech editing for Knit Circus, when Knit Circus was publishing their e-zine. She’s one of those designers who the rest of us admire and look up to…..and I’m pleased to include this interview with her in my Indie Design Gift A-long series. […]

Rodeo Knits Giveaway…..

Thanks to everyone who participated in the giveaway for a copy of “Carriage Trail” by Steven Hicks~Rodeo Knits. If you missed my interview with him, you can read it in this post: Rodeo Knits ~ A Special Interview. And now for the news everyone is waiting for……..drum roll…….the winner of a free copy of “Carriage […]

Designer Interview ~ Fiber Dreams

One of my favorite designers is Laura Patterson of Fiber Dreams. I love how her designs are both classic and feminine. And I was really pleased when she agreed to be included in my GAL Designer Interview series. I know you’ll find her as interesting a person as I do….. Tell us a bit about […]

Designer Interview ~ GooseBear Knits

Today we meet Jessica K. Larson, who designs under the name GooseBear Knits. Jessica came to professional designing by the way of a degree in engineering, which you can see in her designs. On Ravelry, Jessica is known as “omarsyarns” – a nod to her furry companion who also frequently provides protection by laying near, […]

Rodeo Knits ~ A Special Interview

Today we have a special interview with Steven Hicks of Rodeo Knits. Anyone who has been around the ‘knit’ scene for awhile knows that while only men were allowed to join knitting guilds during the Renaissance ~ many folks are surprised to find men who not only knit today-they knit very, very well. People are surprised […]

An interview with Kara Gott Warner…..

Today I am  pleased to start my new series – interviews with designers, editors and other folks in the knitting industry – with an interview with Kara Gott Warner. I’ve only known Kara for a couple of years but in that time she has definitely earned my respect, inspired and encouraged me, and I am […]