Wednesday, October 21, 2015

October Reader Who Knits: Jan Hornstra

It's the third Wednesday of the month, so it's time to meet October's Reader Who Knits.  DestiKNITters, meet Jan Hornstra.

Jan, whats on your needles right now? 
Churchmouse Classics Shoulder Cozy for ease and conversation & Fishtail Lace Scarf by Kristen Quain for quiet concentration.

What feels like your favorite/greatest knitting accomplishment? 
A lace shawl for my daughter to use on her wedding day. It was the first time I knit a lace pattern and it took 4 tries before I got it right!

What feels like the worst knitting mistake/foible/wrong choice youve ever made? 
The Taormina Circle Vest. I love the yarn, but not the way its knitting up. Its still on the needles!

Straight or circular needles? 

Metal or wood needles? 

White chocolate, milk chocolate, or dark chocolate? 
Dark Chocolate

Coffee or tea? 

Whats your favorite Allie novel? 

What are you reading now? 
Threads of The Departed Trilogy, Strands by M.A. Bonuso

Do you have a favorite knitting character from a book, movie, or television show (Allie books not included)? 
Devereaux Sinclair from The Dimestore Mystery Series

Give a shout out to your favorite local yarn store

Idea Studio
515 S La Grange Rd
La Grange, IL 60525

For participating, Jan chose a copy of Bluegrass Hero for herself and a copy of Bluegrass Christmas for a friend. Thanks to our good friends at Cascade, she also gets ten hanks of Cascade 220 in Silver Gray and a nifty Cascade tote bag!

If you are interested in being featured as a reader who knits, send an email to for further information.

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