pontneuf. Carrie Sullivan, aka Irish Girlie Knits, is a blogger, sock-obsessed knitter, and designer known for her deceptively simple, perfectly gorgeous designs such as Cotty and Summer Wind.  In addition to her self-published pattern line, Carrie has designed for sock clubs and yarn companies such as Blue Moon Fiber Arts Rockin' Sock Club, the Woolgirl Sock Club, The Plucky Knitter Classics, and Kollage Yarns.  Carrie also made her teaching debut at Sock Summit 2011.  Her knitting adventures, as well as her two cute doggies and ever-growing sock yarn stash are blogged about at We Do Not Have A Knitting Problem.

By day, Carrie runs a clinic for children with autism in the San Francisco Bay Area.   She received her Masters in Special Education from San Francisco State University and her Bachelors Degree in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame.  Go Irish!

Hear Carrie speak more about her inspiration and design style in this recent interview by FiberStory from TNNA January 2012!