This is a primarily a knitting blog, so obviously I like to knit and to write about knitting. Sometimes I muse about other things. I have lived in the US, Australia, and Germany, and currently live in the UK with my Canadian husband. I have a PhD in Linguistics, and have taught at universities, been a stay-at-home mom, and managed a neuroscience research centre. When our two daughters left home to attend university in Vancouver, I decided to pro-actively combat Empty Nest Syndrome by enrolling in an Executive MBA programme. Perhaps I should have bought a Jaguar XKF. Instead it led me to my new role as a faculty member in a business school. I learned to knit as a child, was a fanatical knitter in my twenties, gave it up in my thirties due to repetitive stress injuries, and am now fast approaching fanaticism again. I started this blog rather reluctantly at the insistence of my daughter, Emma, and have become rather attached to the idea. My Ravelry name is kellydawn.
The 22 year old daughter of Kelly, I used to do all of the photography, fashion styling, and tech wizardry (mom’s words, not mine) for the blog. When we started this blog I was taking a gap year before university and, since I was living at home, I got to work very closely with Kelly on the blog. Once I moved to Vancouver for university, flying back every week to take photos would probably have been considered uneconomical! So, sadly, I am no longer as involved with styling, but I still serve as a regular sounding board for ideas and posts and continue to do most of the admin upkeep for the blog. Keep your eye out for a new portion of the blog dedicated to designing your own knitwear though! Outside of all that, I am a student, op-ed writer, journal editor, jazz saxophonist, pianist, a slam poet, and also enjoy math, fashion, museums, and travelling. Oh, and photography!
Comments: Any detailed questions or comments too long for the blog can be directed at either Kelly or Emma at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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