Jewell Washington

Jewell Washington is a knitter and crocheter in pursuit of faith. Launched in 2014 and based in Chicago, Northknits is her knit and crochet all-in-one blog, shop, and social media platform to keep others inspired while embracing slow living.

Her Northknits Handmade Knitwear journey began in college as a way to battle anxiety and depression. The vision for her shop is centered on lifestyle inspiration and authentic handmade knitwear.

Alongside Northknits, she is also the founder of Our Maker Life, a movement for makers by makers that reach more than 100,000 fellow knitters, crocheters, yarn dyers, pattern designers, and many others in the creative handmade community.

Jewell blogs and sells her scarf and blanket patterns at Northknits. She lives in Chicago where she enjoys sightseeing and visiting local yarn stores.