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 Craftsy Class: Fair Isle Crochet Course
from Craftsy Class: Fair Isle Crochet Course
from Halos of Hope
from Inside Crochet, Issue 48, 2013
from Crochet! Magazine, Spring 2014
from Red Heart (North America)
from Red Heart (North America)
from KRW Knitwear Studio 2013 CAL - Stitch...
from Leisure Arts #6229, Easy Knit Project...
from Leisure Arts #6229, Easy Knit Project...
from Leisure Arts #6229, Easy Knit Project...
from Leisure Arts #6229, Easy Knit Project...
from Leisure Arts #6229, Easy Knit Project...
from Leisure Arts #6229, Easy Knit Project...
from Leisure Arts #6229, Easy Knit Project...
from Leisure Arts #6229, Easy Knit Project...
from Leisure Arts #6229, Easy Knit Project...
from Interweave Crochet, Accessories 2014
from KRW Knitwear Studio 2013 CAL - Stitch...
from Crochet! Magazine, Winter 2013
from KRW Knitwear Studio 2013 CAL - Stitch...
from Crochet! Magazine, Winter 2013
from Willow Yarns
from KRW Knitwear Studio 2013 CAL - Stitch...
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from Knit 1-2-3, Issue #6
from Crochet 1-2-3 Magazine, Issue #6
from Inside Crochet, Issue 44, August 2013
from KRW Knitwear Studio 2013 CAL - Stitch...
from KRW Knitwear Studio 2013 CAL - Stitch...
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio 2013 CAL - Stitch...
from Crochet Legacy
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio 2013 CAL - Stitch...
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from Crochet 1-2-3 Magazine, Issue #5
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio 2013 CAL - Stitch...
from Interweave Crochet, Spring 2013
from Interweave Crochet, Spring 2013
from Crochet 1-2-3 Magazine, Issue #4
from KRW Knitwear Studio 2013 CAL - Stitch...
from KRW Knitwear Studio 2013 CAL - Stitch...
from Nazli Gelin Book 4: Garden Romance
from Nazli Gelin Book 4: Garden Romance
from Inside Crochet, Issue 36, December 2012