Sheila Rovelstad's Profile
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…
- Born on October 14
- Joined August 20, 2011
- Sheila Rovelstad
- Columbia, MD, United States