Nancy Hearne's Profile
I have loved knitting from the first time I cast on. From working through a maze of cables, to balancing the thin stitches of fine lace, I never tire of the time spent in this medium. It challenges me the most. Then, I fell in love with crocheted lace! – A love affair that began my designing career.
Though I love playing with texture in knitting, it’s in lace crochet that I’m the most fluent. I easily think in crochet. When I started designing in 1986, I packed away all my patterns. I didn’t want any direct influence, only what was inside me – draw upon my experiences. Publishers liked what they saw and kept me busy for 14 years. Publishing deadlines and life didn’t mix well, so I eased out of freelance work for a while. The Internet opened up a whole new way of connecting with other stitchers. Over the past 10 years I launched a website, or three, and began exploring the world of self-publishing. To date, I have rais…
- Born on September 14
- Joined January 11, 2011