Résumé

As I expand my teaching beyond the Atlanta area, there is a need for people to know who I am and what I do. Thus, here is my knitting résumé. I'll try to remember to keep it current.

Last Updated: Wednesday 2 November 2016

Upcoming:
Kanuga Knitting & Quilting Retreat, Hendersonville NC, 12-15 January 2017, teaching Modular Mystique.

Knitting Teaching Experience:
Instructor, Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair, Fletcher NC, October 2016
Taught 6 classes: "Reversible Lace" (all day workshop), "Brioche Rosetta Stone," "Easy Reversible Cables," "Waste Not: Shawls,""Hole Story," and "Judy's Magic Cast-On."
Instructor, Georgia FiberFest 2016, Columbus GA, September 2016
Taught "One Color, Two Layers," "Daring Double Cables," and "Introduction to Reversible Lace."
Mystery Knit Along, for Georgia FiberFest using the "Za-Zing" reversible lace pattern, April through July 2016
Instructor, Yarn and Y'all (local yarn shop), Greenville SC, May 2016
Taught "Introduction to Reversible Lace." 
Instructor, Spring Fling 2016, Atlanta GA, March 2016.
Taught "Introduction to Reversible Lace."
Instructor, South Carolina Knit Inn 2016, Greenville SC, February 2016
Taught "Sonic Boom Möbius Cowl" and "Bead Crochet Bracelets."
Instructor, Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair, Fletcher NC, October 2015
Taught 8 classes: "Brioche Rosetta Stone," "Easy Reversible Cables," "Hole Story," "Judy's Magic Cast-On," "Seeing Double Knitting," "Stunt Knitting Safety Lines," "Waste Not: Scrap Busting,"  and "Waste Not: Shawls."
Instructor, Georgia FiberFest 2015, Columbus GA, September 2015
Taught "Oops! Now What Do I Do?," "Waste Not: Shawls," “Modular Mystique,” "Hole Story," and "Möbius Cast-On."
Presentation and Workshop, Smoky Mountain Knitting Guild, Waynesville NC, June, 2015. Presented “Care and Feeding of Your Spectacular Stash,” and taught “Waste Not: Scrap Busting.”
Instructor, Middle Tennessee Fiber Festival, Dickson TN, May 2015.
Taught "Brioche Rosetta Stone," "Garter Tab," and "Toe Dip in Double Knit."
Instructor, Southeast Fiber Forum 2015, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg TN, April, 2015. Taught “Doctorate in Double Knitting.”
Workshop, Atlanta Knitting Guild, April 2015
Taught "Mondragon Loop"
Workshop, North Georgia Knitting Guild, Woodstock GA, March 2015
Taught “Monochromatic Double Knitting”
Presentation, for Atlanta Knitting Guild, March 2015
Presentation on applications of Rick Mondragon's sliding loop modular intarsia technique
Instructor, South Carolina Knit Inn 2015, Greenville SC, February 2015
Taught “Faux Crab Stitch,” and “Scheherazade Intarsia”
Instructor, Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair, Fletcher NC, October 2014
Taught 10 classes: “Now How Do I Finish?,” “Oops! Now What Do I Do?,” “Liberating the Labyrinth,” “Looping Back,” “Faux Crab Stitch,” “Bootkicked,” “Modular Mystique,” “Criss-Cross,” “Scheherazade Intarsia,” and “Garter Tab”
Instructor, Georgia Alpaca FiberFest 2014, Columbus GA, September 2014
Taught "Now How Do I Finish?" and "Seeing Double Knitting"
Instructor, Maryland Sheep and Wool 2014, West Friendship, MD, May 2014
Taught “Brioche Rosetta Stone,” “Waste Not: Socks,” “Looping Back,” “Modular Mystique,” and “Daring Double Cables”
Instructor, Unwind 2014, Blowing Rock NC, April 2014
Taught “Liberating the Labyrinth,” “Bootkicked,” and “Looping Back”
Instructor, STITCHES South 2014, Atlanta GA, April 2014
Taught “Brioche Rosetta Stone” and “Waste Not: Shawls”
Workshop, North Georgia Knitting Guild, Woodstock GA, February 2014
Taught “Ribbles”
Instructor, South Carolina Knit Inn, Greenville SC, February 2014
Taught “Bootkicked”
Instructor, Georgia Alpaca FiberFest 2013, Pine Mountain GA, September 2013
Taught “Waste Not: Toe-Up Socks"
Instructor, Unwound (local yarn shop), Blowing Rock NC, July 2013
Taught “Oops! Now What Do I Do?,” “Bootkicked,” and “Unventions”
Instructor, Unwind 2013, Blowing Rock NC, April 2013
Taught “Daring Double Cables,” “Brioche Rosetta Stone,” and “Unventions”
Instructor, South Carolina Knit Inn, Greenville SC, February 2013
Taught “Conquering Kitchener” and “Now How Do I Finish?”
Workshop, Atlanta Knitting Guild, Atlanta GA, December 2012
Taught “Unventions”
Workshop, Atlanta Knitting Guild, Atlanta GA, November 2012
Taught “When to Combine”
Instructor, Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair, Fletcher NC, October 2012
Taught six 4-hour classes: “When to Combine,” “Missing Link Brioche,” “Practical Double Knitting,” “Oops! Now What Do I Do?” “More Than One Way to Skin a Sweater,” and “Daring Double Cables”
Workshop, Clicks & Sticks Knitting Guild, Centerville GA, October 2012
Taught 2 workshops: “Brioche Rosetta Stone” and “More Than One Way to Skin a Sweater”
Workshop, North Georgia Knitting Guild, Woodstock GA, September 2012
Taught “Fixing Your Mistakes”
Instructor, Georgia Alpaca FiberFest, Pine Mountain GA, September 2012
Taught three 3-hour class: “Oops! Now What Do I Do?” “Worry-Free Waste Yarn,” and “When to Combine”
Workshop, North Georgia Knitting Guild Beat the Heat Retreat, Woodstock GA, July 2012
Taught “Intro to Double Knitting”
Instructor, Knitters Connection, Columbus OH, June 2012
Taught four 3-hour classes: “More Than One Way to Skin a Sweater,” “Unventions,” “Missing Link,” and “Daring Double Cables”
Presentation, for Atlanta Knitting Guild, June 2012
Double Knitting presentation as double agent for double knitting Ivana Knitsalotta
Instructor, South Carolina Knit Inn, Greenville SC, February 2012
Taught one 3-hour class: “Unventions”
Taught one 1½-hour class: “Seeing Double Knitting”
Workshop, North Georgia Knitting Guild, Woodstock GA, September 2011
Taught 1 workshop: “Toe Up Socks”
Instructor, STITCHES South, Atlanta GA, April 2011
Taught one 3-hour class: “More Than One Way to Skin a Sweater”
Workshop, Clicks & Sticks Knitting Guild, Centerville GA, January 2011
Taught 2 workshops: “Now What Do I Do” and “Scheherazade”
Instructor, STITCHES South, Atlanta GA, April 2010
Taught one 3-hour class: “More Than One Way to Skin a Sweater”
Instructor, The Whole Nine Yarns, Woodstock GA, March 2008-present
Created and executed knitting curriculum including but not limited to double knitting, toe-up socks, combination knitting, modular knitting, knitting workshop (introduction to sweater knitting), magic loop, fixing mistakes, and sewing seams.  Designed original projects for Christmas in July.  Troubleshot customer projects.
Presentation, for North Georgia Knitting Guild, September 2010
Combination Knitting presentation on when and how to combination knit.
Presentation, for North Georgia Knitting Guild, April 2008
More Than One Way to Skin a Sweater presentation on a variety of ways to knit a sweater that do not involve knitting flat fronts, back, sleeves, and seaming.  The presentation included samples and audience participation.
Instructor & Knitting Guru, String of Purls, Marietta GA, 2004-2007
Created and executed advanced knitting curriculum including classes on modular knitting, reversible-knitting, gloves, and knitting in the round.  Taught an original intarsia shawl design.   Troubleshot customer projects.
Instructor, JoAnn Etc., Akers Mill Shopping Center, Atlanta, 2002-2003
Created and executed knitting curriculum including introductory, intermediate, and advanced knitting, and knitting in the round.  Designed original class projects.

Knitting Learning Experience:
Gwen Bortner "Reversible Entrelac" STITCHES South April 2016
Alasdair Post-Quinn "Double-Knitting Lace and Openwork" STITCHES South April 2015
Alasdair Post-Quinn "Adventures in Double Knitting" Craftsy online class, March & April 2015
Michele Kessler "Lessons in I-Cord" South Carolina Knit Inn February 2015
Ann Budd “Introductory Sweater Design” AKG September 2014
TECHknitter “Tips & Tricks 1 & 2,” “New Ways with Cables,” and “Zippers” Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance March 2014
Melissa Leapman“Celtic Cables” Knit and Crochet Fall Show October 2013
Beth Brown-Reinsel “Twined Fingerless Mitts” Knit and Crochet Fall Show October 2013
Galina A. Khmeleva “Grafting with a Russian Twist & More” Knit and Crochet Fall Show October 2013
Joan A. Davis “Measuring Magic with Ease” Knit and Crochet Fall Show October 2013
Brenda Dayne “Creative Glove Design,” “Beginning Bead Knitting with Mrs. Beeton,” and “No Math Sherman Toes and Heels,” North Georgia Knitting Guild June 2013
Susanna Hansson “Lovers and Runders” STITCHES South April 2013
Charles Gandy “Pattern Pitfalls” STITCHES South April 2013
Beth Whiteside “Loops with Fringe Benefits” STITCHES South April 2013
Kathy Zimmerman “Knit to Fit” AKG October 2012
Susanna Hansson “Bohus Stickning” STITCHES South April 2012
Charles Gandy “Embellished Knitting” AKG January 2012
Gwen Bortner “Entrelac: Beyond the Basics” AKG October 2011
Candace Eisner Strick “Tapas” Knit and Crochet Fall Show September 2011
Karin Skacel “Using ArtFelt” AKG June 2011
Lucy Neatby “Guilding the Lily, Parts A & B” May 2011
Gayle Roehm “Even More Challenging Stitches from Japanese Designs” STITCHES South April 2011
Merike Saarniit “Fiendishly Difficult Stitches” STITCHES South April 2011
Sivia Harding “Aquitaine Beaded Cuffs” AKG October 2010
Merike Saarniit “3-2-1: Three 2-color patterns, One color at a time” STITCHES South April 2010
Carson Demers “Ergonomics for Knitters” STITCHES South April 2010
Edie Eckman “Pattern Writing 101” STITCHES South April 2010
Jean Frost “Chasing the Hounds, Tooth that is,” STITCHES South April 2010
The Knitting Guild Association Master Knitter program, passed Level 1 January 2010
Candace Eisner Strick “Strickmuster, The Beautiful Twisted Stitch Patterns of Austria” AKG October 2009
Cat Bordhi “Personal Footprints for Insouciant Sock Knitters” and “Finding the Fountain of Fresh Knitting Ideas” The Whole Nine Yarns September 2009
Sally Melville “Borders and Buttonholes” and “Learn to Love Intarsia” The Whole Nine Yarns May 2009
Gwen Bortner “No Wrong Side – Reversible Fabrics” STITCHES South April 2009
Merike Saarniit “Exotic Estonian ‘Patent’ Stitches,” STITCHES South April 2009
Joan Schrouder “Set-in Sleeves Simplified,” STITCHES South April 2009
Susanna Hansson “Lapland Hand Garments,” STITCHES South April 2009
Gayle Roehm “Challenging Stitches From Japanese Designs,” STITCHES South April 2009
Jackie Erickson-Schweitzer “Knitted Lace Edgings,” “Multicolor Techniques in Lace Knitting,” and “Faux Ikat Effects,” AKG January 2009
Theresa Gaffey “All That Stash,” AKG November 2008
Lucy Neatby “Colours – the More the Merrier!” and “A Dabble into Double!” The Whole Nine Yarns May 2008
Cat Bordhi “New Pathways for Sock Knitters Class 2,” Knitch November 2007
Lily Chin “Reversible cables,” AKG November 2007
Whit Robbins “Tips and Tricks” AKG August 2007
Barbara Walker “Mosaic knitting,” AKG June 2007
Donna Daniels “Finishing techniques,” AKG April 2007
Beth Brown-Reinsel “Swedish cast-ons and knitting techniques,” AKG March 2007
Ginger Luters “Designing with short rows,” AKG October 2006
Arnhild Hillesland “Reversible knitting,” AKG October 2005

Related Learning Experience:
Myra Wood "International Crochet" Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance September 2015
Esther Rodgers (JazzTurtle) “Tailspinning” STITCHES South 2014
Esther Rodgers (JazzTurtle) “Corespinning for Fun and Function” STITCHES South April 2013
Merike Saarniit “Microwave Rainbow Dyeing” STITCHES South April 2013
Laura Fry “Warping Fast and Weaving Smart” Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance January 2013
Teena Tuenge “Double Weave and Color” Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild January 2013
Jacey Boggs 2-day Spin Art workshop at The Whole Nine Yarns April 2012
Edie Eckman “Join Together: Six Join-As-You-Go Crochet Methods” STITCHES South April 2012
Shannon Okey “Get Published” STITCHES South April 2012
Norman Kennedy “Improve Your Spinning” SEFAA February 2012
Robyn Spady “Extreme Warp Makeover” Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild January 2012
Mary Beth Temple “No Stress Motif Joining” Knit and Crochet Fall Show September 2011
Marty Miller “Foundation Stitches 101: The Basics” Knit and Crochet Fall Show September 2011
Merike Saarniit “Spinning for Knitting” STITCHES South April 2011
Sharon Costello “Embed and Embellish: Felt, Stone, and Bead Jewelry” STITCHES South April 2011

Published designs:
Self-Published Ravelry downloads 2016: 
"Juniperus ficus" reversible lace scarf
"Viridi Pinnam" (Green Feather) reversible lace shawl
"Za-Zing" reversible lace scarf
"Alacrity" reversible lace fingerless mitts
"Mach Wave" reversible lace möbius cowl
Center for Knit and Crochet member benefit 2016:
"Kintla" reversible lace möbius cowl
Self-Published Ravelry downloads 2015:
"Southern Hospitality" double-knit washcloth
"Sonic Boom" möbius cowl  
Self-Published Ravelry downloads 2014:
"Sir Thomas" reversible entrelac scarf
Halos of Hope Designer Invitational 2013:
"Common Crowd Cap"
Self-Published Ravelry downloads 2012:
"Learn to Double Knit Soap Sack"
"Generic Double Knit Sachet"
"Bootkicked" scarf
"Albedo" shawl
Unique Sheep 2012:
"Dahlia Shawlette"
Skacel 2011:
"Tetra Stadium Blanket," #21100432
"Serpentine Short-Round Scarf" Skacel #21100431

Published articles:
"Perpendicular Control." PLY magazine, issue 9 (summer 2015, theme "Fine") pp. 65-67.

Significant Projects:
Can be viewed here on my blog (follow the Index) or on my Ravelry projects page.

Exhibitions:
South Cobb Arts Alliance Members Exhibition, February 2016
"Scrawling" and "Handspun Swirl Jacket" exhibited; "Scrawling" took the 2nd place ribbon.
Southeast Fiber Forum Instructor Exhibition, April 2015
"Scrawling," "Labyrinth Cubes," and "Handspun Swirl Jacket" exhibited
Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance Square-Foot Fiber Pin-Up Show, March 2014
“Tudor Rose Coral” exhibited
Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance Square-Foot Fiber Pin-Up Show, March 2013
“Sea Dream” exhibited, sold at auction, and placed in calendar
Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance Square-Foot Fiber Pin-Up Show, March 2012
“Residue of 2011” exhibited and placed in calendar
South Cobb Arts Alliance Membership Show, June 2007
“Prismatic Harlequin Shawl,” “Entrelac Basket Variation,” and “Uninterrupted Flamingo Ouroborus”

Education:
Doctoral Pre-candidate in History of Art, GPA 3.42 & Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies, GPA 3.42 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1991-1994
B.A. with highest distinction in Art, GPA 3.83, Phi Beta Kappa & M.A. in Art History, GPA 3.88; Thesis: Women in Art: Documentation and Discussion of Their Inclusion in Art Historical Texts from 1900 to 1991, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 1984-1991

Other Related Experience:
Vice-President, Center for Knit and Crochet, April 2015 to April 2016
Temporary Advisory Board, Center for Knit and Crochet, March 2013 to April 2016
Participated in discussions, editing, and review of by-laws, and paperwork to obtain 501(c)(3) status; shepherded online Sanquhar glove exhibit.
Director, Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance, Atlanta GA March 2013 to December 2014
Wrote minutes, hung exhibitions.
Attendee, Knitting Heritage Museum Symposium, Madison, WI November 2012
Participated in discussions; later contributed strategic directions outline and long-term vision statement.
President, North Georgia Knitting Guild, 2012
Wrote agendas, aided committee chairs.
VP of Programs, North Georgia Knitting Guild, 2011
Responsible for programming, including contacting and scheduling potential speakers.
President, Atlanta Knitting Guild, 2008-2009
Wrote agendas, aided committee chairs. Achievements for the guild in during my tenure include: scarecrow accepted & installed in American Textile History Museum, new blog, AKG appeared in Cast-On, Spin-Off, and Knitter’s magazines, hosted 2 superstars, changed by-laws, participated in STITCHES South including centerpieces.
Librarian, Atlanta Knitting Guild, 2006-2007
Acquired and processed new library materials, maintained database, contacted members about overdue materials, brought library portion to meetings.
Art History Instructor, 2004-2005, Bauder College, Atlanta
Developed curriculum, taught, graded, organized field trips to the local museum.
Docent, Zoo Atlanta, Atlanta, 2001-2004
Interpreted animals. Served on Interpretive Planning Committee to formulate signage and overall messaging. Led tours. Painted murals and exhibit backdrops.

Memberships:
Center for Knit and Crochet, 2014 - present
The Knitting Guild Association, 2004 - present
Atlanta Knitting Guild, 2004 - present
North Georgia Knitting Guild, 2007 - present
South Cobb Arts Alliance, 2007 - present
Textile Appreciation Society of Atlanta, 2011 - present
Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance, 2010 - 2014, 2016
Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild, 2012 - 2013

References:
The Whole Nine Yarns, 8826 Main Street, Woodstock GA, 678-494-5242, info@thewholenineyarns.com
Atlanta Knitting Guild, P. O. Box 720077, Atlanta, GA  30358, president@atlantaknittingguild.org
North Georgia Knitting Guild, info@northgeorgiaknittingguild.com
Yarn and Y'all, 600 Laurens Rd, Suite C, Greenville SC 29607, (864) 239-2222, krista@yarnandyall.com

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