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Interview with Lori Versaci of Shibui Knits

Yarn Online : Shibui KnitsThis month we are having a trunk show featuring Lori Versaci, one of the designers for Shibui Knits, as well as her own designs. I thought it would be great to have her be the guest blogger this month. She is both talented and interesting. I always am fascinated as to how someone goes about designing knitted garments. Hope you enjoy it!

1. How did you move from (consultant to) knitter to designer?

I knit a lot when I was in high school and college but when my children were young, I really only had the chance to knit on vacations. I always had something on needles, but the projects would languish for months at a time.

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The Menopausal Knitter

Knitting to Know EweLet’s begin with puberty, shall we? Puberty is like a new star being born into the universe. It enters space with a huge explosion, creating chaos. It’s arrival affects everything in the universe, reaching into infinity. After a long time has passed, the star begins to die. It again explodes with its last bit of light. The explosion is so enormous that the star folds into itself and becomes dense. This density is so great that it forms a black hole in space.

A black hole. This is menopause. Yes. It sucks this much.

I have been going through menopause myself for what feels like infinity, and I have been surrounded by menopausal women at the store for eight years now. I know a lot about menopause, and would like to share my thoughts and observations.

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