IMG_8709 - Version 4Michelle Krause is the creator of Leah Michelle Designs. She is a northern Canadian designer specializing in knitted accessory pattern – scarves, cowls, shawls, hats, socks, and mittens. She enjoys designing with lace, cables, texture, and all weights of yarn. She loves to design one (or sometimes two) skein projects that are perfect for hand-dyed and/or luxury yarns. Leah Michelle Designs are uncomplicated, with clean lines and symmetry.

Patterns by Leah Michelle Designs are well written, easy to understand, edited, and tested. Each pattern includes a list of abbreviations, notes, written and/or charted instructions, and beautiful photography. Patterns are targeted toward beginning to intermediate knitters.

Michelle was mentioned in the Made in Canada column of the Holiday 2012 issue of Vogue Knitting International magazine! She was also featured in the Designer Spotlight on the Loopy Ewe Blog in in March, 2014. You can also learn more about her in these recent interviews:

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