Knitter Spotlight: Margaret

Name:
Margaret Swanberg
Years knitting:
At least 50!
Rav id:
mswannie
Currently working on (pattern name):
Star Leaves Shawl, Tappan Zee, Japarta Off Road
Who taught you to knit?
Like all Kiwi girls of that time, my Mum.
What are your favorite colors to knit with?
Everything except brown and black.
What is your current favorite yarn?
Madtosh and Malabrigo but I love many yarns.
How would you describe your personal style and how knitwear fits into it?
I am quite a casual dresser as I ride my bike everywhere so I love sweaters, mittens, hats, scarves and for more formal occasions shawls are great! I always wear handknit socks in winter, too!
What have you knitted that you especially love to wear?
Socks but generally I love to wear anything I make!
How big is your yarn stash?
Disappointingly small!
How does knitting fit into your lifestyle in Greece?
It’s my relaxation from the stress of everyday life and my job as a teacher.
A few of Margaret’s FOs…
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