The El Segundo Slipt Stitchers is fortunate to have several members (and a few former members) who are stars in the fiber world. They generously share their expertise with us. Links to their websites and blogs are below. Check them out and consider supporting them as they are very supportive of our guild.
Merilyn Burnside is an entrepreneur, representing Koigu yarns and all the creative things knit with them. She is generous with our guild, sharing her expertise and helping her customers find just the right project. You can find out more about Marilyn and her business at her website.
Linda Jensen is an award winning hand and machine knitter. Her passion for machine knitting shows in the gorgeous garments she produces. She loves teaching and sharing as well as creating her fabulous projects. A visit to Linda's website is quite inspiring and you will find lots of great projects there as well as free patterns.
Lenora Francois Stewart is an adventurous knitter and crocheter. She documents those yarny adventures on her blog. Her design website is dedicated to enjoying the functionality of knit and crochet as a part of daily life. And you'll always find a few free patterns!
Ellene Warren is an extremely talented artist. Ellene started as a clothing designer and eventually found her way to fiber arts. She has often shared her talents with our guild. Visit her website for tutorials and to see her patterns and kits.
Linda Gavaldon designs wonderful knitted items for babies, adults and wine bottles! She often debuts her new patterns at our guild meetings. It's so fun that we get to see them first! Take a look at her work and find out more about her at her website.
Ana Petrova's colorful and gregarious personality and whimsical style are evident in her creative and artistic knitting projects. Her patient teaching style helps knitters progress to a whole new level. She also gives back to the community as a volunteer knitting instructor for various organizations. She often shares her creativity with our guild. Check out her blog!
Bebe (LaTheena) Thomas is an up-and-coming designer. Although she has moved away from the area, we can still benefit from her creativity. Her blog is a goldmine of tutorials for a number of techniques. On her website you can see her lovely patterns and even find a freebie.
Myra Wood is an internationally known fiber artist, designer, author and teacher. Rather than simply teach techniques, she wants to inspire people creatively. She has generously shared that with our guild. You can be inspired at her website.