Anastasia Blaes

Anastasia’s obsession with yarn began almost before she learned to read. Taught to crochet by her grandmother at six years old, her first original design was the infamous Barbie tube top. She soon after taught herself to knit and began designing for herself. Discovering that others were interested in her original designs, she sold finished garments locally and in a baby boutique in Chicago. Anastasia has co-authored two books: The Knitter’s Guide to Yarn Cocktails and The Crocheter’s Guide to Yarn Cocktails with Kelly Wilson. She has designed for several major yarn companies and various magazines, as well as contributing to 101 Designer One-Skein Wonders by Judith Durant. Anastasia is a member of TNNA, CGOA, TKGA and her local knitting guild, the Prince William Purlers.

original designs  

from Knit Simple Magazine, Holiday 2014
from 60 Quick Luxury Knits
from 50 Knitted Gifts for Year-Round Giving
from Cascade Yarns Website
from Classic Elite Shawls, Wraps & Scarves
from Classic Elite Shawls, Wraps & Scarves
from Classic Elite Shawls, Wraps & Scarves
from Classic Elite Shawls, Wraps & Scarves
from Classic Elite Shawls, Wraps & Scarves
from Classic Elite Shawls, Wraps & Scarves
from Cast On, August-October 2012
from Cascade Yarns Website
from Cast On, May-July 2012
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from Knit Simple Magazine, Spring/Summer 2012
from Cascade Yarns Website
from Anastasiaknits
from Anastasiaknits
from Anastasiaknits
from 60 More Quick Knits
from 60 More Quick Knits
from 60 More Quick Knits
from Knit Simple Magazine, Fall 2011
from 60 Quick Baby Knits
from 60 Quick Baby Knits
from Fiesta Yarns
from Anastasiaknits
from Anastasiaknits
from Anastasiaknits
from Anastasiaknits
from Anastasiaknits
from Anastasiaknits
from Anastasiaknits
from Anastasiaknits
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