Beatrice Perron Dahlen lives in Southern Maine with her family. She studied fibers, photography and sculpture at Massachusetts College of Art in Boston where she received her B.F.A. She also holds an M.Ed. from Antioch University. Besides knitting and most other needlecraft she enjoys gardening, cooking, taking photographs, writing and most creative endeavors. She is the creator of the book MAINE knits and her knit designs have been published in Knitscene, Interweave Knits, Knit.Purl., amirisu, Pom Pom Quarterly, Berroco, Quince & Co., Swan’s Island and Tolt Yarn and Wool. Visit her online at Thread & Ladle.