Knitters You Should Know: Chikka

Meet Chikka, the wayfaring knitter!  Mikka in real life, this knitter has an eye for color and a knack for utilizing texture to make beautiful yarns pop.  Her designs are beautiful, and look forward to seeing new ones pop up soon!  In fact, Mikka has just released a new pattern, Phaedra, a quick, fun knit! … Continue reading

Knitters You Should Know: elf518

 Folkloric imagery side-by-side with beeping robots, neon colors juxtaposed in the most perfectly garish way, and  fair-isle on the smallest possible gauge.  Add two parts clever, one part cozy, and three parts whimsical, and you’ll be at the project page of elf518.  Quick to remind knitters that the ‘elf’ in her ravelry name simply happens … Continue reading

Knitters You Should Know: PhotoKnitDog

Meet PhotoKnitDog!  Lina is a professional photographer from New York, and a pretty awesome knitter to boot. If it hasn’t become clear yet, I am totally fascinated by photography- I love it!  Lina is amazing at her job, and luckily for her fellow knitters, applies her incredible talent to her knitwear as well.  Make sure … Continue reading

Knitters You Should Know: FreshStitches

I feel compelled to state my honest personal opinion: Stacey Trock is awesome.  I have never been particularly interested in crochet, and the more time I devote to knitting, the less time I want to devote to learning a new fiber craft.  FreshStitches changed all that.  Stacey’s website is full of adorable patterns, friendly and … Continue reading

Knitters You Should Know: MotherOPurl

Meet MotherOPurl!  I was introduced to Alexis Winslow’s designs when I saw her figurehead shawl in Knitscene magazine- I immediately had to cast on!  All of Winslow’s work has a wonderfully hip and wearable feel, and many of her designs feature bold, graphic stripes and patterns which hint at her formal training in textile design.  But … Continue reading

Knitters You Should Know: Ohdessa

Meet Ohdessa!  You know Odessa from her colorwork mitten pattern in Knitty Deep Fall 2010- her adept use of color in intricate two-color mittens is amazing, and it’s no surprise that mittens are her favorite item to knit!  Enjoy Odessa’s interview, and check out her blog  and ravelry for more!       How did you get into … Continue reading

Knitters You Should Know: ekatearcher

Here is our next knitter- Erin Kate Archer!  Erin is a college student from New York, and her cozy lomo-esque photography, functional and feminine patterns, and upbeat, optimistic blog all contribute to Erin’s magnetic persona.  Erin is so likeable  and talented that she is not only a knitter you should know, but a knitter you should … Continue reading

Knitters You Should Know: Lingy

For the second interview of the weekend, meet Lingy! Roseann is a graphic designer from California, and documents her beautiful photography on her tumblr.  Hundreds of people have ‘favorited’ Lingy’s projects on Ravelry- for a reason!  Her knits are completed with impeccable taste; lovely colors and beautiful patterns culminate in enchanting photographs.  I first found … Continue reading