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Location
Portland, OR
About Me:
I design the graphics for the website and weekly emails and help out with the creative concepts for marketing.

I taught myself how to knit over Christmas break 2003. The first project I made was a soft & cozy scarf for my grandma. I love knitting sweaters, mittens, hats, bags...pretty much anything.

In February 2008 I gave birth to my adorable son, just before my first wedding anniversary (April 1.) 2008 was a busy year, and so far 2009 doesn't show any signs of slowing. My husband received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in December and opened his own practice in March, so we've been learning together how to run a business (hopefully not into the ground!)

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Avery!

Posted on August 18, 2009 at 2:28pm 10 Comments

Knitting - done. Weaving in ends - done. Washing - done. Dried, tried on & loved - done!

What a lovely sweater! It's soft, roomy in all the right places for growth spurts, machine washable. Everything that's needed in a kids sweater.…

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Avery Update

Posted on May 12, 2009 at 11:13am 7 Comments

So...I was moving right along on my Avery baby sweater. I had the perfect pattern, perfect yarn, perfect recipient!



My goal was Earth Day - April 22 - and lo and behold, at 11:30pm April 21 I bound off! Of course my son was… Continue

In print!

Posted on May 5, 2009 at 1:00pm 6 Comments

All the way back in February Angela, Christy, the photographers and I spent the morning at Zupan's market in SE Portland doing a photo shoot for a Montavilla Market Tote ad that was to run in the Summer 09 issues of Interweave, Knit N Style & Creative Knitting.… Continue

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At 3:43pm on May 16, 2009, Cheryl J Hamilton said…
Hi, Katie, I taught myself how to knit about three years ago and I am so addicted to knitting! I would love to learn more about making sweaters, I have not mastered the necklines or arm holes yet.
At 9:59am on April 14, 2009, andie said…
Thanks so much! I look forward to trying it out!
At 8:18am on April 13, 2009, NoKnitSherlock said…
Hi Katie!
I see we share birthdays - so I wanted to wish you a very happy B-day!!!
Enjoy!
~Susan xxx
At 11:19am on April 8, 2009, Elianastar said…
It was a pleasure to meet you yesterday! Hope you are feeling better soon!
At 9:17pm on January 8, 2009, andie said…
I love the bobblehead baby hat! Any chance a pattern might be available?
At 10:36pm on December 13, 2008, faeries7 said…
Well Katie I wanted to introduce myself, I too live in Portland, OR. My name is Jennifer,or Jen whatever. I was excited to see a fellow rose city girl on the staff of one of my fav yarn suppliers! Let's see a little about me, I'm 32, married to an SGT in the Army National Guard, we have a girl, 6, a boy 4, and we currently are living in Dundee. I have been knitting since I was 7, when Grammy showed me, then I retaught myself during freshman year of PSU, and when I was pregnant with my girl I learned to crochet. Now I'm learning to spin and wondering why I didn't start this at 7 and move up from there. But my one problem with the yarn I have spun is that they are originals and once I use them they will be gone. I can't make them again, so I have baskets of skeins of my art lying around and not 1 pattern so far has been worthy of them. It makes me feel like a total yarn snob or something, but it's more like giving away my babies. Anyway I'm babling at you, sorry, I just love to talk about anything yarn related to anyone who will listen, an believe me that not my kids. Congrats on your baby, I love that hat pattern, it looks like "worms in the grass" Definetly not clownish at all. For my husband if it wasn't camo it was going on our girl. That didn't last very long.
At 11:02am on October 17, 2008, doris hancock said…
katie ;what does mean in learning;slip1pwis wyif&kfb???
At 9:02pm on May 11, 2008, CUF said…
Happy Mother's Day to you, too, dear lady! I love the hat.
At 4:01pm on May 11, 2008, TeenKnitter said…
Your son is adorable!
 
 
 

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