Classic Ideas in Contemporary Terms

I started knitting almost 40 years ago, and found most men’s sweater patterns uninspiring. So, I quickly learned to design my own. Over the years, I’ve talked to women and men from New York to Kansas to L.A., asking what they really want in a hand-knit sweater, and they told me: classic ideas interpreted in contemporary terms.  I also learned that both men and women want to wear my designs.

My patterns and kits make great projects for male and female knitters of all skill levels. Most are worked from the top down, in the round, and have no seams to be sewn. Each kit includes the pattern, high-quality yarns in handsome hues and my unique row checker. So start knitting, knowing your results will be stylish and appreciated by your husband, son, father, boyfriend, partner…or you.


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