Posted On April 15, 2009
Join us for an evening with Toronto knitwear designer and author Robin Melanson, who will discuss her career in the knitting industry. Robin will be including slides and samples in her presentation to the guild.
Guild members will recognize Robin Melanson’s designs from recent issues of Vogue Knitting and Twist Collective online knitting magazine. Robin Melanson’s designs can be viewed on Ravelry (username Blackthorn) and on Patternfish.com.
Robin Melanson is the author of Knitting New Mittens & Gloves (STC Craft, 2008). She is a freelance knitwear designer living in Toronto, Ontario. Robin’s designs have been published in Interweave Knits, Vogue Knitting, Knitter’s Magazine, and Knitscene, as well as by numerous yarn companies. Robin created custom knitwear for the stage productions of Mary Poppins (New Amsterdam Theatre, New York) and The Lord of the Rings (Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto). Her designs also appear in Handknit Holidays (STC Craft, 2005), Color Style (Interweave Press, 2008), Folk Style (Interweave Press, 2007), and Wrap Style (Interweave Press, 2005).