Designer Christine Marie Chen was the guest on The Yarn Thing podcast with Marly Bird today. Christine was a guest at Marly Bird’s Designer Dinner and responded to an invitation to all the lovely attendees to share what’s new with them on the show.
Christine is a mostly self-taught knitter; she started with crochet as a child specifically granny squares. As an adult after her son was born, she went to a local library for a free class, to learn knit & purl to work up a scarf. She continued to use the library’s resources to learn more about knitting through books. Eventually she wandered into a Local Yarn Store who was recently without a teacher and offered to help.
Inspired by other designers she did commission work for, [Read more…]