Knitting and crocheting have been a part of my life since I was 8 years old. I come from a long line of knitters and crocheters. Teaching others the wonderful ways of expressing themselves through yarn is one of my favorite things. I have been a professional knitting teacher for 14 years, along with being a test knitter. My students have been as young as 5 and old as 80. I designed a sock in memory of my grandmother and was fortunate enough to have it published in Vogue Knitting, The Ultimate Sock Book. Knitting is my Valium. Daily life can be stressful enough. Give me a cup of coffee, yarn and needles, I will be good to go!