Michele Rose Orne

I’ve been knitting since I was 5. I’ve been a designer since I was 21. Now I’m a part-time designer and a full-time mother of 4, and an owner and the Creative Director at Swans Island Company, a small company of fiber lovers.

We are dedicated to creating beautiful, quality yarns, patterns and lovely woven goods. We curate the finest fibers and spin them at historic mills in the northeastern part of the USA. Then we skein-dye them by hand at our own dyehouse located on the coast of Maine. Please visit our website at swansislandcompany.com to find out more.

For yarn and pattern related inquires and comments, please email us directly at Stacey@swansislandcompany.com

original designs  

from Vogue Knitting, Winter 2006/07
from Vogue Knitting: Very Easy Knits
from Interweave Knits, Winter 1999/2000
from Interweave Knits, Winter 1999/2000
from Tahki Cotton Classic and Friends IV
from Knitting the New Classics
from Knitting in America
from Knitting in America
from Knitting the New Classics
from Knitting the New Classics
from Vogue Knitting American Collection
from Vogue Knitting: Accessorize
from Vogue Knitting, Fall 1994
from Vogue Knitting, Spring/Summer 1994
from Vogue Knitting, Spring/Summer 1994
from Vogue Knitting, Spring/Summer 1993
from Vogue Knitting, Fall 1992
from Vogue Knitting, Spring/Summer 1992
from Vogue Knitting, Fall 1992
from Patternfish
from Vogue Knitting, Winter 1991/92
from Vogue Knitting, Fall 1991
from Vogue Knitting, Spring/Summer 1991
from Classic Elite #363, Roll of the Dice
from Reynolds 352 Candide
from Classic Elite #353, Paisley
from Vogue Knitting, Winter 1990/91
from Vogue Knitting, Winter 1990/91
from Vogue Knitting, Fall 1990
from Vogue Knitting American Collection
from Classic Elite #314
from Classic Elite #337