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I am an indie dyer and have been designing sock yarn for many years. In the course of designing Sterling Silver stitch markers for knitters, I fell in love with metal work. The decision was easy, I dedicated half of my wool studio to metal work and now am producing Sterling Silver and Copper jewelry in addition to stitch markers.

I confess that I make stitch markers to match whatever I am knitting! In the course of doing this, the stitch markers have often given way to pieces of jewelry which match the yarns I have designed. Shawl pins are often born of this process.

I work with Knitting Behind Bars, a five year old program that teaches the men of the Jessup Pre-Release Unit in Jessup, Maryland to knit. The men not only develop knitting skills, they also learn social skills and anger management. Over four hundred men have learned to knit…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 14
  • Joined August 20, 2011

Favorite materials

Sterling Silver, Copper, Swarovski Crystal, Jade, Turquoise, Quartz, Aquamarine, Moonstone, Found Objects, Watch Parts, Wool

About

I am an indie dyer and have been designing sock yarn for many years. In the course of designing Sterling Silver stitch markers for knitters, I fell in love with metal work. The decision was easy, I dedicated half of my wool studio to metal work and now am producing Sterling Silver and Copper jewelry in addition to stitch markers.

I confess that I make stitch markers to match whatever I am knitting! In the course of doing this, the stitch markers have often given way to pieces of jewelry which match the yarns I have designed. Shawl pins are often born of this process.

I work with Knitting Behind Bars, a five year old program that teaches the men of the Jessup Pre-Release Unit in Jessup, Maryland to knit. The men not only develop knitting skills, they also learn social skills and anger management. Over four hundred men have learned to knit with us!


Stitch Holders deserve some respect! Why not make your tools as beautiful as your knitting?

Find me on Ravelry, I am SheilaR. Groups are Sheila Rovelstad Designs and Knitting Behind Bars.



See my close out line of W├╝llenstudio Sock Yarns on my other Etsy shop: http://www.wullenstudio.etsy.com
or
my line of hand-bound journals at my new Etsy Shop:
http://www.papierdepoche.etsy.com

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