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CraftSanity Episode 84: A Conversation with Knitter Cat Bordhi
isn't satisfied with doing things the way they've always been done, especially not when it comes to knitting.
A curious woman, Bordhi
, 57, of Friday Harbor, Wash., uses her
inquisitive nature to push the limits and experiment to see what she
The result is a collection of four impressive, knitting books that have established her
as an industry expert.
From moebius knitting to socks on two circulars, Bordhi
is leading todays knitters in exciting new directions and challenging them to take their stitching to the next level
Tune in this week to find out how this Russian Lit major ended up working as a professional artist, teacher author and knitter and how she's
passing the baton by mentoring other knitters interested in self-publishing options.
I interviewed Cat
for the podcast and also made her
the subject of my weekly art and craft column after I heard that she's
way to Grand Rapids, Mich. this week to teach some workshops and sign copies of her
Hey local knitters!
Here's your chance to meet Cat!
will sign copies of her
books from 8 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at City Knitting, 423 Norwood Ave. SE.
Also, there may still be openings in her
Wednesday sock workshop.
The workshop runs from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost is $90.
Call 454-9276 to register.
website, to find out more her
books, for free patterns and teaching aids for incorporating knitting into the classroom.
Love those bags, and meeting Cat
would be cool but, lol, would be past my bedtime on a weeknight by the time i got home, lol.
I live several islands away from Cat Bordhi
, and the interview was fun, educational and inspirational, as yours always are, Jennifer!
Comment from Kari
Time: August 25, 2008, 10:04 pm
This was such a fun podcast!
I loved all that Cat
had to say-very inspiring.
is such an interesting person.
I've already downloaded her
materials for incorporating knitting in a school curriculum.
I really enjoyed this podcast with Cat Bordhi!
As I listened I managed to knit a gift for my friend and write down some of the books she
listed in the podcast.
I just met Cat
a few weeks ago and what a wonderful, energetic person she
Loved the interview with Cat
~ and I would second the warning that knitting mobiiiiiii can be addictive!
an amazing person, and I was very inspired by this show.