Sarah E. White is a freelance writer, editor, and avid crafter living in Arkansas. She enjoys designing crafts, writing about crafts, and sharing her enthusiasm for all things crafty with others.
Sarah has been a knitter for most of her life and is the author of Picture Yourself Felting Your Knitting, a book all about felting knitting as well as needle felting, wet felting and making felt out of purchased sweaters.
Her latest book is Quick & Easy Baby Knits, which features 21 patterns for babies up to one year, including blankets, sweaters, hats and more. They're made with big yarn, bold colors and lots of love, and the book includes knitting instruction for those who need a refresher or are new to the craft.She loves to share her design ideas with others and to encourage people to take up needles and make their own unique creations with yarn.
Sarah is a graduate of the University of Arkansas, where she majored in journalism and was editor of the college newspaper.
By Sarah E. White:
I learned to knit from my grandmother when I was in elementary school. Of all the crafts and skills my grandmother taught (including cross stitch, sewing and a seriously failed attempt at crochet), I took to knitting the most. I have always loved the satisfaction of making something warm and wonderful with my own hands.
One of my proudest moments was in high school when I won a Grand Champion ribbon at the county fair for a knitted baby blanket. That was when I knew I wanted to learn all I could about knitting.
Handmade items are such a treat, whether you keep them for yourself or give them to friends or family members, and I delight in making and giving knitted gifts to everyone on my gift list. I also love to share the joy of knitting and want to let everyone know that no matter how old or young you are, you can master knitting quickly and easily and wow family and friends (not to mention strangers on the street) with your creations.