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Meet & Greet with Andrea Hungerford of By Hand

By Hand Lookbook No. 6 Blue Ridge Mountains

Join us for a short talk & book signing with Andrea Hungerford, creative director of By Hand Serial lookbooks.

Listen to Andrea share her passion about making communities while sipping Ristretto Roasters coffee & enjoying locally baked pastries. Hear behind-the-scenes stories of developing Lookbook No. 6: The Blue Ridge Mountains. Pick up your signed copy of By Hand Lookbook No. 6 for only $20 featuring the Maywood Totepack Pattern.


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Andrea Hungerford is an obsessive knitter and who lives with her husband, three daughters and three cats, a Great Pyrenees farm dog, and a variety of chickens on acreage outside of Portland, Oregon.  Andrea’s “mini-farm” affords her the opportunity to grow vegetables, berries, fruit trees, and cutting flowers.  Andrea has never met a hand craft that doesn’t intrigue her, and her current repertoire of making includes sewing, quilting, embroidery, mosiacs, hand thrown pottery, canning, candlemaking, photography, and anything involving fiber and fabric.  Her heart, however, belongs to knitting, and she can often be found during the summer in a corner of her garden, or in the winter in the parlor in front of the fireplace, with her latest knitting project flying off her needles.


By Hand is a series of community-based lookbooks that focus on different fiber and fabric communities around the country. Each serial features photo journals and interviews with both up-and-coming and well-known yarn designers and dyers, local yarn stores, knitwear designers, fabric artists, and other makers who share the same philosophy and aesthetic of hand crafting functional forms to share and connect with others in the community. Projects, patterns, classes, and opportunities to purchase the artists’ work are included, as well as an opportunity to explore what is beautiful and unique about each locale.


The sixth issue features the creativity and community of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We travel west through North Carolina to the Smoky Mountains and the artists' community of Asheville, then follow the Blue Ridge Mountains, up through the forests and farmland of western Virginia.


This Klum House Pattern is available exclusively through By Hand Issue #6.

Versatile + chic, the Maywood Totepack converts from tote to backpack seamlessly. Designed for around town adventures and rambling outdoors with "I made this!" bragging rights.

- 2 bags in 1: Tote bag & backpack
- Internal pocket (Fits up to 15” laptop)
- External pocket with snap closure
- Designed features leather straps & metal hardware
- Dimensions: 15” H x 11” W x 5” D
- Tote straps: 29” long
- Backpack straps: 23” long

Earlier Event: June 10