WCKG Professional Yarnies

The following is a list of WCKG members who work with fiber in a professional capacity.
To add or correct a listing, please contact the Web Team.

Debbie Taylor: teaches at Valley Yarn (beginners – intermediate).

Diane DeBray:  lifetime member who owns Wool and Wicker in Steveston; one of the founding members of the Guild

Edita M.: teaches at Wool & Wicker

Glenda McDonald: owner of Wet Coast Wools

Heather Mahaffy: owner of Buttons and Treasures (along with 5 other fabulous women!), an online button store.

Holli Yeoh: a knitwear designer and knitting instructor whose patterns have been featured in some of the best knitting magazines and books published today. She also provides many creative designs for sale on her own website. Holli’s classes are skill-building workshops that give knitters valuable techniques to help them reach their true potential as knitters.

Jean W.: Nihon Vogue trained knitting instructor who offers courses in Vancouver, BC and the Seattle area. She also sells a DVD about finishing techniques from her Web site.

Lorna B.:  teaches basic sock knitting workshops, and is currently hosting a weekly Needle Craft drop-in on Wednesday evenings at Marpole-Oakridge Community Centre, Detejido on Ravelry

Linda H.: teaches at Three Bags Full (knitting for beginners and finishing techniques)

Nigel Pottle:  sock patterns published by Skacel, Knit Knigel on Ravelry

Pat D.:  teaches at Wool & Wicker (Beyond beginner’s, Oops knitting!!, and other popular classes)

Paulette L.: patterns were included in Knits from the North, in KnitNet, the first online Knitting Magazine, and now on Ravelry. She teaches workshops and private lessons, and repairs holes in knitting. Since 2008, she has been a guest instructor at the Okanagan Knitting Retreat.

Pearl C.:  blogs at Pearl Knits and teaches knitting, felting, needle felting at Bird on a Wire

Sylvie Lui – knitwear designer/maker and mobile knitting instructor in Vancouver, BC & surrounding area. Her designs are inspired by modern fashion, unique colours; specializing in infinity scarves/cowls on Ravelry. She organizes her “Knit4Charity” program on Thursday nights. Please visit Handmade By Sylvie for more information.