Anne Hanson
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Anne Hanson

map-pin Canton, United States

Knitspot owner and designer Anne Hanson, a life-long knitter with a background in the fashion and graphic design fields, teaches and writes about knitting, spinning, and designing at her blog, knitspot.com. Anne lives and works in Ohio with David, who loves wool, too; together they are the owners and creators of the renowned Knitspot yarn clubs and Bare Naked Wools yarn collection. Anne is the author of The Lace Lessons, The Bare Naked Knitspot Series, and several other eBook Publications. Her design work has been included in Brooklyn Tweed Wool People, Interweave Knits, Knitty, Sock Knitting Master Class, The Knitter’s Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters, The Knitter, Twist Collective,and My Grandmother’s Knitting. She has produced popular instructional videos with both Craftsyand Interweave Knits. Anne’s complete catalog of designs and Bare Naked Wools Yarns are available for purchase in the Knitspot Pattern Shop.

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  • Knitting26 Skills

    Knitting: Over 50 years

    26 Skills

    • Cast on & bind off
    • Knit and purl stitches
    • Simple increase & decrease
    • Picking up stitches
    • Fair Isle
    • Lace Work
    • Knitting in the round
    • Turn a heel
    • Stranded knitting
    • Intarsia
    • Brioche
    • I-cord
    • Double knitting
    • Three needle cast off
    • Steeks
    • Ribbed
    • Tubular cast on/off
    • Short rows
    • Garter
    • Modular knitting
    • Kitchener
    • Stocking
    • Moebius
    • Slipped stitches
    • Cables
    • Provisional cast on
  • Crochet17 Skills

    Crochet: Over 50 years

    17 Skills

    • Chain
    • Slip stitch
    • Single crochet
    • Double crochet
    • Afghan Stitch
    • Increase & decrease
    • Half double crochet
    • Bullion/Roll stitch
    • Magic Ring
    • Front/Back post stitch
    • Double treble crochet
    • Lace Crochet
    • Treble crochet
    • Working in the round
    • Filet crochet
    • Beading
    • Freeform
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