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Sue McCain

Knitting Designer and Technical Editor · Southern Pines, North Carolina

Sue McCain is one of the knitting world’s wizards. A knitting technical editor since 2004, she has edited hundreds of patterns and dozens of books, including Norah Gaughan’s Knitted Cable Sourcebook, Amy Herzog’s Knit to Flatter and You Can Knit Thatand Wendy Bernard’s Custom Knits series and Up, Down, All-Around Stitch Dictionary and Knitting All Around Stitch Dictionary. Sue currently edits patterns for Brooklyn Tweed; Abrams; Creative Knitting; Tahki Stacy Charles; and numerous independent knitting designers. Her favorite part of the editing process is creating charts. She has two successful pattern lines: Vermont Fiber Designs and Basix Knitting. Both lines are sold online and through local yarn shops. Sue’s greatest joy is horseback riding, which she indulges in as often as she can.


Contributions From Sue McCain

MDK Field Guide No. 3: Wild Yarns

MDK Field Guide No. 3: Wild Yarns

Hand-dyed and multicolor yarns make us giddy with delight. We collect gorgeous skeins without a care for what we might actually knit with them. MDK Field Guide No. 3 has three great designers' best ideas for projects that do justice to these magical yarns. Find everything you need to knit these designs in the One-Stop Shop!

Choose an option: digital download or print edition. The print edition includes a free digital download at Ravelry—your unique download code is on the inside back cover. In addition, we’ll download a digital edition to your MDK account as well. 

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