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Joanne Seiff


Photo of a brioche mitten atop snowJoanne Seiff’s goal is to create clear designs that are warm (or simply cool!), comfortable and enjoyable to knit! Joanne’s a freelance writer, knitwear designer, editor and teacher and the author of several books, including “Fiber Gathering,” “Knit Green” and “Three Ply.” She lives in Winnipeg with her family, a bird dog, and enough wool, yarn, needles and spinning wheels to keep everyone warm and busy during long Canadian winters. Many of Joanne’s patterns come with a low-vision PDF for accessibility.

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  • Long, delicately cabled cardigan with single button at collar.
    Spire Smock
  • Man wearing textured zip cardigan holds cup of tea.
    Cozy Zip-Up Cardigan*
  • Child’s sweater in four colors with colorwork band of sheep motifs around waist.
  • Woman opens gift of checked handbag with wood handles and button-on covers.
    Pin Check Bermuda Bag*

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