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Mary Jane Mucklestone 

Mary Jane Mucklestone is a knitwear designer, teacher, and author of six knitting books specializing in stranded colorwork. Her volumes, 200 Fair Isle Motifs and 150 Scandinavian Motifs, sit on thousands of knitter's bookshelves worldwide. Endlessly inspired by traditional knitting, she likes to apply vintage ideas to modern knitwear. 

 

Her latest book, Grand Shetland Adventure Knits, co-authored with her friend, designer Gudrun Johnston, takes the knitter on a trip to Shetland and includes 14 knitting patterns, several essays, and gorgeous photography shot on location in Shetland.

 

Mary Jane loves to teach, specializing in lively informative classes where history, craft, fashion, and location meet. She's called Maine home for 35 years and is looking forward to cruising down the St Lawrence and around Atlantic Canada and Maine with a crew of fellow knitters!

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Vincent Williams
 

Vincent Williams is the crochet/knitwear designer and educator behind @visuvios_crafts , which was born from his longing for stunningly timeless knits that’ll keep you warm in the coldest of mid-winter horse pastures. When he isn’t crafting, he’s working with dogs, horses, and playing music.

 

So if you ever see him with headphones and a tapestry crochet design in the works, you are truly in for a treat! Join all the crafty vibes of his maker journey on Instagram and visit VisuviosCrafts.com for cozy creations, beautiful patterns (knit or crochet), classes, inspiration, and curated Maker Mood playlists to set the mood for your crafting.

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Lorilee Beltman

Lorilee happily sees no end to where knitting curiosity can take you, so she loves to help knitters make new discoveries. For the past fifteen years she has enjoyed her students at over one hundred national and international events, and she looks forward to meeting you in class! Lorilee is patient with every student and packs her classes with content and lots of extra tips you can really use.

 

Her articles and designs have been published in books, magazines, and online mags. She is a Knit Star teacher, the former techniques columnist at Knitty, instructor for Modern Daily Knitting, and an online instructor at Interweave and at Craftsy where her classes are consistent best-sellers.


Tent-camping with her husband and boys has brought Lorilee to over twenty National Parks. She grew up in Pittsburgh, spent thirty years in west Michigan, and now calls Edmonds, Washington home where she grows veggies and plays lots and lots of pickleball.

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