Featured Crafter

Claudine Lindstrom Olin

Claudine Lindstrom Olin

Name: Claudine Lindstrom Olin

Age: 36

Location: San Diego, CA

Profession: Domestic Engineer (Homemaker)

Craft(s) of Choice: Knitting

I was addicted to Meth on and off for years and was only able to finally get clean by moving out of state. My mom taught me to knit before I moved across the country and I spent all of my time knitting garter stitch scarves because she only taught me the knit stitch. To keep my sanity, I spent all of my time knitting these scarves (I had about 50) and eventually found Vickie on my television. So, from that point on, I watched Knitty Gritty faithfully and Vickie Howell became my hero. She taught me to purl as well as many other techniques. I loved seeing how she made something so “old” come to life with a modern flare. To this day, I knit just about everyday, and knitting is definitely my anti-drug. Thank you, Vickie Howell. You are my inspiration!

Signed Copies of Craft Corps to Benefit Jason Orpe & ALS

May 14, 2010

Get a signed copy of my book, Craft Corps for a limited time on Etsy! All proceeds will go to benefit the Jason Orpe MojoFest and ALS (aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Awareness.

You can see my video here, which explains what MojoFest is and how your Craft Corps purchase will got to help my dear friend Jason, who’s battling ALS.

Thank you so much for your kindness and generosity!


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