Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Laura Farson  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1950 in St. Charles, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Farson lives in Springfield, IL

Biographical and Professional Information

Laura Farson is ''The Entwined Knitter''. She teaches basic and twined knitting workshops and designs patterns for knitted accessories. Laura has authored three folded-flower quilt books. Her ragged-edge flowers have been seen on the PBS shows ''Kaye's Quilting Friends'' and "Quilt Central TV." She has given workshops and lectures for ''Professional Quilter Magazine''. While living in Springfield, Laura taught her quilting techniques to students in both Central Illinois and the St. Louis areas. Farson currently resides in Colorado.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Fast-folded flowers :
ISBN: 0873492536. OCLC Number: 47851179

Krause Publications,. .

Folded flower quilts and bags /
ISBN: 0715318675. OCLC Number: 61258878

David & Charles,. .

Knitting Scandinavian slippers and socks
ISBN: 9781604684858. OCLC Number: 978886049

Martingale & Company,. .

Knitting Scandinavian slippers and socks /
ISBN: 1604680490. OCLC Number: 749870119

Martingale & Company,. .

New twists on twined knitting :
ISBN: 9781564778703. OCLC Number: 294885511

Martingale & Co.,. .

Projects: Practice project: media case or wrist warmers, blue-and-white striped neck gaiter, basic blue-and-white checked hat, striped hat variation, three tweedy scarves, thick 'n' thin brown hat, drawstring tote and hat in variegated yarns, traditional textured hat, stitch-sampler hat, nubby headband, clutch purse, traditional Swedish sail hat, frosty-morning hat, frosty-morning mittens, frosty-morning socks, green striped mittens, traditional mittens, natural heather-striped mittens, holly-leaves-and-berries hat, practice project: wrist warmers, tiger-striped socks, flower-border bag, water-bottle holder.

Ragged-edge flowers :
ISBN: 0873495004. OCLC Number: 50493896

Krause Publications,. .