Studio Tour: Rocketboy Knits

Welcome to brand-new vendor, Rocketboy Knits! Find Jennifer in Booth #24 this year, and check out this behind-the-scenes peek at her work:

Rocketboy Knits is a line of knitting patterns inspired by everything from here to the moon and back. Creative use of single skeins of hand-dyed yarns is the focus of the patterns. I strive to combine the old and the new in a way that takes knitting tradition to the next frontier. 

The Rockeboy Knits studio is located in the living room of the owners 1950s Seattle home.

The Rockeboy Knits studio is located in the living room of the owners 1950s Seattle home.

The owner, Jennifer, believes a messy work station contributes to her creative genius. 

The owner, Jennifer, believes a messy work station contributes to her creative genius. 

Jennifer draws inspiration from friends, family and past travels to fuel her creative side. These mugs from Czech Republic, bags from an aunt hold prototypes and samples, and a sweater (all pictured above) from her grandmother, purchased in Greece, to be reimagined in an adult size. 

Jennifer draws inspiration from friends, family and past travels to fuel her creative side. These mugs from Czech Republic, bags from an aunt hold prototypes and samples, and a sweater (all pictured above) from her grandmother, purchased in Greece, to be reimagined in an adult size. 

Her Subaru station wagon acts as her mobile studio. Having two busy kids gives ample time to get projects done in any location.

Her Subaru station wagon acts as her mobile studio. Having two busy kids gives ample time to get projects done in any location.