Jane V's Profile

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I taught myself to crochet in 6th grade when my English teacher required us to do a presentation on our favorite hobby! I then learned to knit from my Mom and was later encouraged to design for myself by my sister. I love the process - the colors and textures are mesmerizing to me.

My education is in engineering, and I have always found playing with yarn to be a great “time out”. A few years ago, I began to explore the craft more deeply and somehow stumbled upon the art of feltmaking. I was immediately hooked, amazed at the possibilities of felt. This has most recently lead me to experiment with natural dye processes. I find it very exciting and rewarding to explore new techniques and designs.

Quite honestly, I love just about anything to do with yarn. And wool. And silk. And beads. My main focus seems to fluctuate with the seasons, how much…

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  • Joined February 8, 2011

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Yarn of all types, wool, silk, freshwater pearls

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About

I taught myself to crochet in 6th grade when my English teacher required us to do a presentation on our favorite hobby! I then learned to knit from my Mom and was later encouraged to design for myself by my sister. I love the process - the colors and textures are mesmerizing to me.

My education is in engineering, and I have always found playing with yarn to be a great “time out”. A few years ago, I began to explore the craft more deeply and somehow stumbled upon the art of feltmaking. I was immediately hooked, amazed at the possibilities of felt. This has most recently lead me to experiment with natural dye processes. I find it very exciting and rewarding to explore new techniques and designs.

Quite honestly, I love just about anything to do with yarn. And wool. And silk. And beads. My main focus seems to fluctuate with the seasons, how much time I have and/or my mood. I sell my things in a small shop in Davidson, NC. My Etsy shop serves as another outlet for me.

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