Anne Hanson

Knitspot owner and designer Anne Hanson, a life-long knitter with a background in the fashion and graphic design fields, began designing clothing, knitwear, and accessories during the 1970s. Anne, who teaches and writes about knitting, spinning, and designing at her blog,, lives and works in Ohio with David, who loves wool, too. Anne and David together are the owners and creators of the renowned Knitspot yarn clubs and bare naked wools yarn. Anne’s design work/profile has been included in Knitty, The Knitter, Interweave Knits, Twist Collective, Sock Club, Brave New Knits, and Wool People. She is also a world renowned instructor and has released an Interweave Blocking Handknits DVD, Knitting Daily episode, and three Craftsy classes.

If you’re working on club projects, need help, or just want to chatter and show-off your Knitspot and Bare Naked Wools Creations - won’t you join our groups!? We’d love to meet you!

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If Summer feels all too far away from you and you’re itching for some GREEN, signups for our ENVY club open in just a few days on Wednesday, April 1st 2015 (no foolin’)—mark the date!!

If you are a current member of our Blanket Club on any level—you are eligible for early signups AND a discount—but only through march 31.

We have organized a summer retreat for Wooster weekend (Memorial Day Weekend). Classes and activities will take place here, in Canton (about a half hour from the show grounds) at the lovely McKinley Grand Hotel—which has tons of space for a gigantic knitters gathering!

original designs  

from Kollage Yarns
from Knitspot
from FIFC 2011
from My Grandmother's Knitting: Family Sto...
from Knitspot
from Wool People Vol. 1
from Knitspot
from Knitspot Ravelry Shop
from Sock Knitting Master Class: Innovativ...
from Kollage Yarns
from The Knitter's Book of Socks
from twist collective spring/summer 2011
from Knitty, Winter 2011
from Victorian Writers Knitting Club
from Knitspot
from Knitspot
from twist collective winter 2010