Spent 8 years as a podiatrist before leaving that career behind, and held a variety of jobs since then. I’ve lived in Durango since 2010, and started working at Yarn Durango in June of 2015 – it’s honestly my favorite job to date.
I taught myself to crochet back in 2000, and attempted to teach myself how to knit a few years later, with frustrating results. Then, I discovered Ravelry in late 2012, learned Continental knitting, and never looked back.
In 2014, I added spinning to my ever-expanding list of fiber-related crafts.
Even when I’m not knitting, spinning or crocheting, I’m often thinking about them or reading about them. I’ve also designed several of my own patterns, including some exclusively for Yarn Durango.
My other interests/activities include hiking, trail running, backpacking, as well as painting (mostly landscapes) and photography.
I love to teach, and to exchange and share knowledge, experience and enthusiasm of fiber crafts with others, and that I get to do this every day I’m at work is what I love most about working at Yarn Durango.