Kathleen Sperling

Kathleen Sperling

I know this statement can hardly be unique to Ravelry users, but I LOVE knitting! And in recent years, I’ve also discovered that I LOVE designing! Knitting inspires me with ideas for patterns of all kinds: simple and complex, funny and serious, and for people of all ages and flavours. I work very hard to make my patterns understandable, helpful, and error-free. I hope you love knitting my designs!

My designer interview on Robin Hunter’s blog

A few of the nice things people have said publicly about my designs:

  • “This may be the most beautiful use of variegated yarn I’ve ever seen!” (Tracery)
  • “I think even my uber-picky boyfriend would love it!” (Arguyle)
  • “There is a special place in the Hall of Awesome for you.” (Upscale Baby)
  • “How does it feel to singlehandedly revolutionize sock-knitting? What a great idea.” (Hat Heel)

A few of the nice things people have said publicly about knitting my patterns:

  • “Well done wipinsanity on writing instructions that work. I was sincerely worried having never knit on the bias before, but I followed your instructions and it works!” (Addis Abeba)
  • “This is a great pattern. The charts are comprehensive and detailed, the instructions are straighforward and the photographs describing the grafting are very easy to follow and a massive help.” (Around the Block)
  • “This was a simple and fun pattern to knit! I love how my blanket turned out!” (Arabesque)
  • “Pattern was easy to follow and was one of my first steps into colorwork.” (Sweetness)

Want to know more?

original designs  

original designs

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from WIP Insanity
Vignay-beauty2-500w_small_best_fit
from WIP Insanity
Welles-rav-beauty_small_best_fit
from Fouilloy Set
Fouilloy-rav-cowl2_small_best_fit
from WIP Insanity
Macclesfield-rav-beauty_small_best_fit
from Fouilloy Set
Fouilloy-rav-earband2_small_best_fit
from Fouilloy Set
Fouilloy-rav-mittens_small
from WIP Insanity
Corbichon-rav-beauty-cropped_small_best_fit
from WIP Insanity
Beaulieu-rav-beauty_small_best_fit
from Knit Now, Issue 73, April 2017
12_01_17_crochet_now11379_small
from I Like Knitting, October 2016
Ilk-october_rs-19_small_best_fit
from Knit Picks Website
Dambrod-hero-web_small_best_fit
from I Like Knitting, August 2016
Safe_image_php_small_best_fit
from Knit Picks Website
Cervelli-kp-2_small
from WIP Insanity
Jianzhi-500_small_best_fit
from knit.purl Fall/Winter 2014
20140701_intw_kw_1184_small_best_fit
from Knitscene, Winter 2014
Knitscene-2014-winter-mosaic-0064_small_best_fit
from WIP Insanity
Wuv-main-web2_small_best_fit
from Knit Now, Issue 31, February 2014
Darling-bonnet_small_best_fit
from WIP Insanity
Doublethelove-both_small_best_fit
from Knit Now, Issue 31, February 2014
Img_3229_small_best_fit
from Knit Now, Issue 31, February 2014
Darling-mitt_small_best_fit
from WIP Insanity
Feastyoureyes-split_small_best_fit
from WIP Insanity
Zombaby-ravshot_small_best_fit
from Interweave Knits, Holiday Gifts 2013
Sperling-caldicottscarf3_small_best_fit
from Interweave Knits, Holiday Gifts 2013
Sperling-woodcutterhatmain_small_best_fit
from Interweave Knits, Holiday Gifts 2013
Handsome1_small_best_fit
from The Unofficial Harry Potter Knits, Sp...
Tracery2_small_best_fit
from Knit Now, Issue 24, July 2013
Pysanka-rav_small_best_fit
from The Unofficial Harry Potter Knits, Sp...
Juicyfly5_small_best_fit
from Knitty, First Fall 2013
Arguyle-back2_small
from WIP Insanity
Oldfreshened-beauty-web_small_best_fit
from Creative Knitting, Spring 2013
Leaves_lace_300_small_best_fit
from Knit Now, Issue 17, January 2013
Stippling3_small_best_fit
from Petite Purls, Issue 14 Color Work 2013
Flutterby3_small_best_fit
from Knit Picks Website
Bukhara-shot2-rav_small_best_fit
from WIP Insanity
Highendhat-lt-side_small_best_fit
from Jane Austen Knits, Summer 2012
Beloved-good-1_small_best_fit
from WIP Insanity
7216450462_5bb16bbe59_m
from WIP Insanity
Teddytots-both_small_best_fit
from Knit Picks Website
Addisabebakit-7_small_best_fit
from WIP Insanity
Parfait-tiered_small_best_fit
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