Do you want to
  • learn to knit?
  • get help with a knitting project?
  • learn new knitting techniques?
  • have a custom-made knitting pattern created for you?
  • have a custom-made gift for someone special in your life?
  • provide a prayer shawl for someone?
  • become part of the knitting community?

KnitShare provides knitting instruction, patterns, and custom-made knitted items.

Photographs of my knitted shawls, scarves, bags, mittens, and hats

Favorite Web sites

    Lace Knitting


Favorite Yarns
  • Andean Silk from KnitPicks (55% Super Fine Alpaca, 23% Silk, 22% Merino
  • Kidsilk Haze from Rowan (70% super kid mohair and 30% silk)
  • Gems (fingering weight) from Louet North America (100% wool)

Favorite Books

    Exquisite Little Knits: Knitting with Luxurious Specialty Yarns by Iris Schreier and
    Laurie Kimmelstiel. Lark Books, 2004.

    Folk Shawls: 25 knitting patterns and tales from around the world by Cheryl
    Oberle. Interweave Press, 2000.

    French Girl Knits: Innovative Techniques, Romantic Details, and Feminine
    Designs by Kristeen Griffin-Grimes. Interweave Press, 2009.

    A Gathering of Lace by Meg Swansen. XRX Books, 2005.

    Knitted Lace of Estonia: Techniques, Patterns, and Traditions by Nancy Bush.
    Interweave Press, 2008.

    Luxury Yarn One-Skein Wonders: 101 Small Indulgences by Judith Durant. Storey
    Publishing, 2008.

    Scarves and Shawls for Yarn Lovers: Knitting with Simple Patterns and Amazing
    Yarns by Carri Hammett. Creative Publishing International, 2006.

    Victorian Lace Today by Jane Sowerby and Alexis Xenakis.XRX Books, 2008.
Knitting Instructor and Designer