Karen Whooley

Karen Whooley is a Washington State-based knitwear designer. Her work has been published in various print and online publications including Interweave Crochet, Crochet Magazine and Inside Crochet.

She is the author of 18 Books in both knit and crochet, including her newest books Crochet Scarves and Cowls and Knit Scarves and Cowls (Leisure Arts 2014)

Karen teaches Knit and Crochet Classes worldwide with an emphasis on technique driven classes. She enjoys teaching at shops and guilds around the country and shows such as the Knit and Crochet Show (the official show of TKGA and CGOA), and Stitches events. And she is also a Craftsy Instructor!

In her spare time, Karen enjoys hanging out with her husband of 24 years, David and their teen-aged children. Karen loves NFL Football, rocking out to her favorite band, Bon Jovi, and enjoying the Pacific Northwest! She also is a new Spinner and is enjoying the process of making her own yarn.

original designs  

from Leisure Arts #6499, Pocket Shawls
from Leisure Arts #6499, Pocket Shawls
from Leisure Arts #6499, Pocket Shawls
from Leisure Arts #6499, Pocket Shawls
from Leisure Arts #6499, Pocket Shawls
from Leisure Arts #6499, Pocket Shawls
from Leisure Arts #6499, Pocket Shawls
from Leisure Arts #6499, Pocket Shawls
from Leisure Arts #6499, Pocket Shawls
from Mainly Crochet
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from I Like Crochet, April 2015
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from Crochet! Magazine, Summer 2015
from Kreinik
from Kreinik
from Kreinik
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from Holla Knits Accessories 2014
from Trendsetter Yarns #4902, Accessories ...
from Trendsetter Yarns #4902, Accessories ...
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from Crochet Legacy
from Leisure Arts #6232 Projects for Baby ...
from Leisure Arts #6232 Projects for Baby ...
from Leisure Arts #6234 Knit Scarves and C...
from Leisure Arts #6233 Crochet Scarves an...
from Leisure Arts #6233 Crochet Scarves an...
from Leisure Arts #6233 Crochet Scarves an...
from Leisure Arts #6232 Projects for Baby ...
from Leisure Arts #6233 Crochet Scarves an...
from Leisure Arts #6234 Knit Scarves and C...
from Leisure Arts #6234 Knit Scarves and C...
from Leisure Arts #6232 Projects for Baby ...
from Leisure Arts #6233 Crochet Scarves an...
from Leisure Arts #6234 Knit Scarves and C...
from Leisure Arts #6233 Crochet Scarves an...
from Leisure Arts #6233 Crochet Scarves an...
from Leisure Arts #6234 Knit Scarves and C...
from Leisure Arts #6234 Knit Scarves and C...
from Leisure Arts #6233 Crochet Scarves an...
from Leisure Arts #6232 Projects for Baby ...
from Leisure Arts #6234 Knit Scarves and C...
from Leisure Arts #6233 Crochet Scarves an...
from Leisure Arts #6233 Crochet Scarves an...
from Leisure Arts #6233 Crochet Scarves an...
from Leisure Arts #6233 Crochet Scarves an...