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 Interweave Crochet, Winter 2011
from Yarnspirations
from Crochet Rocks Socks Club 2011
from Red Heart (North America)
from Love of Knitting, Holiday 2011
from Crochet Rocks Socks Club 2011
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from Yarnspirations
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from Crochet Today! Sep/Oct 2011
from Crochet Rocks Socks Club 2011
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from Pam's Comfort Cables
from Leisure Arts #5263, I Can't Believe I...
from Leisure Arts #5263, I Can't Believe I...
from Leisure Arts #5263, I Can't Believe I...
from Leisure Arts #5263, I Can't Believe I...
from Leisure Arts #5263, I Can't Believe I...
from Leisure Arts #5263, I Can't Believe I...
from Leisure Arts #5263, I Can't Believe I...
from Leisure Arts #5263, I Can't Believe I...
from Leisure Arts #5263, I Can't Believe I...
from Annie's Attic #871103, Learn to Delta...
from Annie's Attic #871103, Learn to Delta...
from Annie's Attic #871103, Learn to Delta...
from Annie's Attic #871103, Learn to Delta...
from Annie's Attic #871103, Learn to Delta...
from Lion Brand Yarn Online Patterns
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from Across the Board Crochet 2010
from Leisure Arts #5135, Crochet Prayer Sh...
from Leisure Arts #5133, Knit Prayer Shawl...
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio
from KRW Knitwear Studio