FYI Knitwear designer Nicky Epstein will be in Charleston in March for two programs. At 6:30 p.m. March 17, she will visit the St. Albans Library for a Meet the Author event. On March 18, she will present two workshops at the Kanawha City Yarn Company, one in the morning entitled Designing with Nicky Epstein, and one in the afternoon entitled Block by Block, which also is the title of her newest book. The library event is free, but registration is requested by calling 304-722-4244. The workshops are $60 each or $100 for both; register by calling Kanawha City Yarn Company at 304- 926-8589.To the world of knitters, Nicky Epstein's name is about as well known as that of Madonna or Mick Jagger.
State Native Is Royalty in Knitting World: ; Born in Harrison County, Nicky Epstein; has Written 21 Books, Traveled the Globe
She is a rock star, only with string and sticks rather than a microphone and guitar.Epstein is known for unusual and stylish designs to outfit everything from Barbie doll to fashionista to sofa. She has written 21 books and her work has appeared in magazines t...