Knitting Expert Candace Eisner Strick learned to knit at the tender age of three! Her mother taught her to knit and play piano. While music has always been a part of her life, knitting has been the thing she loved.
Deciding she wanted to write a book about Harrisville designs, she approached them and heard the owner ‘Give Candace any yarn she wants’! She picked one of every color… Well, who wouldn’t? She created designs and put together ideas and began approaching publishers until finally Down East said they would publish her book for her. That first book Sweaters from a New England Farm http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/sweaters-from-a-new-england-village Next came Sweaters from New England Sheep Farms … she has become known for her fearless designs, which include cables, lacework, steeks. Socks fit into her talents easily with fun because of the beautiful colorways, self-striping and techniques. Thus Strick-ly Socks which she convinced her husband to help her with to become her first self-published book. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/strick-ly-socks
Think Ouside the Sox is a great collections of socks that was compiled by XRX (Knitters Universe Magazine) and Candace has a pattern included. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/think-outside-the-sox
Once she got rolling with designs and writing books, she got hold of a booklet from a Stitches Event, admired all the teachers and decided she wanted to be one of those people. This is the link to her upcoming classes at Stitches East in October. http://www.knittinguniverse.com/teacher/teacher_details/view/72/8029/Candace_Eisner_Strick/
If you missed hearing it live, you can catch it at the original location http://www.blogtalkradio.com/yarnthing/2014/08/28/knitting-expert-candace-eisner-strick or in iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/knitting-expert-candace-eisner/id313541727?i=318258403&mt=2