Creating life’s little luxuries with fabulous yarn is in my DNA. I grew up in Milan, a city known for fashion and design. My grandmother and mother taught me the basics of "diritto" and "rovescio" -- knit and purl – and to use natural fibers to stay warm and elegant.
I love to knit hats, cowls, scarves, and mittens. These on-the-go accessories are wonderful to have on hand as the weather changes. They are chic, colorful, and practical. Walk down the street in Milan – or San Francisco where I live today – and you will see my favorite kind of soft scarf tossed over the shoulder or bright mittens keeping someone warm.
Selecting yarn for a knitting project is a creative and ethical decision. My favorite is wool because it is so versatile, hypoallergenic and really warm. I also like llama, alpaca, silk and bamboo. Most important,…
- Born on October 16
- Joined January 27, 2012