A folklorist and recognized mitten expert, Robin Hansen has written articles on knitting for Interweave Knits,
Knitter’s Magazine, and Vogue Knitting. She searches out traditional patterns and tests, clarifies, and modifies to
make them accessible to today’s knitters. She is the author several knitting books, including Knit Mittens (Storey
9,301), Favorite Mittens (Down East 8,452), and the popular children’s instructional knitting book, Sunny’s Mittens
(Down East 11,775). She lives in Bath, Maine.