First thing you knitted: A lime-green garter stitch scarf.
Favorite type of yarn: I love hand-dyed superwash yarns with lots of color!
Favorite knitting project to date: My favorite project is my Sorrel Sweater! It has a mohair halo with braided detail around the yoke.
Favorite knitters on social media: @gavriellamakes, @tina.say.knits and @jessssiemae.
Small businesses you want to shout out: Yes! Some of my favorites are Seismic Dyeworks, PassionKNITS, Sister Anase Yarns, At Haynes House, Whitney Marie Anderson and Yarn & Whiskey.
Favorite books: “So You Want to Talk About Race” by Ijeoma Oluo, “Song of Ice & Fire” series by George R.R. Martin, “The Half Has Never Been Told” by Edward Baptist.
Favorite music: Anything Rihanna, Burna Boy and J. Balvin.
Favorite movies: “Mulan” (animated), “Trading Places” and “Friday.”
A good motto or quote that you live by: “Until the killing of Black men, Black mothers’ sons, becomes as important to the rest of the country as the killing of a white mother’s son, we who believe in freedom cannot rest until this happens.” — Ella Baker
Advice for new knitters: Start with big yarn and big needles. It feels awkward at first, but it gets easier, don’t give up!