Gwen W. Steege
Gwen W. Steege, author of The Knitter’s Life List, has been a fiber fanatic for nearly 50 years, and she hasn’t yet tired of spending late nights with her knitting needles and a good ball of yarn, sometimes spun from the fleece of her own sheep. By day she edits books on knitting and other fiber crafts for Storey Publishing. She lives in western Massachusetts.
Books by this Author
Make this holiday one your family will remember forever! With these 19 simple and fun patterns, even first-time knitters can create beautiful Christmas stockings for everyone on Santa’s list. Gwen W. Steege offers innovative ideas for crafting unique stockings full of personality, regardless of whether you’re looking for wacky or whimsical, classically beautiful or daintily darling. Transform smaller skeins and project leftovers into ministockings for pets or tree ornaments. Clear some room on the mantle and knit yourself a merry little Christmas.
Knit a traditional gansey sweater with indigo yarn. Tour a spinning mill. Discover five ways to cast on for socks. Meet your personal knitting hero. The Knitter’s Life List is a richly illustrated compilation of 1,001 experiences and adventures that devout knitters won’t want to miss. You’ll find classic techniques to master, time-honored patterns to try, unusual yarns to work with, museums to see, books to read, and much more. Get inspired and live the knitting life of your dreams!
Chewy versus pillow-soft. Crispy edges versus golden brown. Gooey oatmeal versus rich molasses. How can anyone choose? Gwen Steege takes you through her impressive backlog of creative, easy-to-follow chocolate chip cookie recipes, from the classic sugar dough to crazy mocha pinto chippers and everything in between. Everyone has a different idea of what makes a chocolate chip cookie truly perfect, but with 101 recipes, you are sure to find a favorite . . . or two, or three!