Sochi Winter Games-themed Window by Jill & Lorna Watt

Sochi Winter Games-themed Window by Jill & Lorna Watt



Jill Watt of The Dapper Toad and Lorna Watt of Knits for Life designed an entirely hand knit and crocheted Sochi Winter Games themed window display for their local yarn shop, Nine Rubies, near San Francisco. Two giant squid from the new Mochimochi Huge and Huggables book ice dance in skates on a sparkling rink, winning gold medals from three Russian nesting doll judges under snowflakes inspired by the Olympic Rings.

About The Author


Danielle Holke is a long-time knitter, first taught by her beloved grandmother as a young girl growing up in Canada. In 2008 she launched KnitHacker, a lively blog and knitting community which has since grown to be a popular presence in contemporary knitting culture, reaching more than a million readers each year. As a marketing professional, Danielle advises and works with a motley squad of artists, yarn bombers, film makers, pattern designers, yarn companies and more.

Learn more about her latest book, Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany.

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