Rebekah Younger designed fine art knitwear as Younger Knits for over 20 years. Her garments were sold nationally in fine craft galleries; featured in two museum retrospectives on the Art to Wear movement and in cover articles for Ornament and The Crafts Report magazines. Having retired from making and selling her garments, she is now offering the patterns for sale to home machine knitters to reproduce for personal use.
Rebekah designs not only knitwear, but interiors as inSite Contemplative Design and is an accomplished photographer and painter. She teaches art & meditation, creating and contemplative photography classes in addition to knitting. She is active as a meditation instructor and Shambhala Art teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist community. With all her creating experience in all facets of her life, Rebekah offers creating coaching to individuals who wish to realize their own creative potential through individual coaching, classes and workshops.
Rebekah is available to lead workshops on machine knitting techniques, her dye processes for knits and mindful knitting.
Contact her for her availability and rates.
Topics for knit workshops include:
Design for production
Visual charting for machine knitters
Production techniques for machine knitters
Plating stitch designs and uses
Combining fingering weight natural fibers for use on Bulky and mid-gauge knitting machines
From swatch to finish: designing based on the natural properties of a knit fabric
Dye techniques for cellulose fiber knit fabric (low water immersion dye, wet into wet ombre dyeing, ikat knitting, discharge and resist dye techniques)
Designing with plant fibers
Mindful knitting for handknitters
and much more…
October 14 – 15, 2017
Glen Ellyn, IL
Plating and Dye Workshop
February 10, 2018
El Sobrante, CA
Machine Knitters Guild of SF Bay Area