Did you wonder where [tag]Interweave Knits Magazine[/tag] editor [tag]Pam Allen[/tag] was moving to? Well, here is the news:
[tag]Classic Elite Yarns[/tag] is proud to announce that Pam Allen has joined the company as Creative Director. Pam has been a knitwear designer for 25 years. Her designs have been published in [tag]Vogue Knitting[/tag], [tag]Knitters,[/tag] and Interweave Knits magazines. She was featured in Melanie Falickâ€™s Knitting in America and is the author of Knitting for Dummies, Scarf Style, Wrap Style, Lace Style, and the upcoming Bag Style. For the past four years Pam has been editor of Interweave Knits magazine. Pamâ€™s duties will include creating the bi-annual pattern collections, online communications, and sourcing of yarns. Pam, who admits to being a long-time fan of Classic Elite yarns, is anxious to meet with retailers at trade shows and other knitting venues. Besides being a yarnaholic, Pam likes to hike, listen to books on tape, and to swatch.
And then over at Interweave Knits is the announcement about the new editor [tag]Eunny Jang[/tag].
Loveland, Colo., March 12, 2007: Interweave Press announced today that Eunny Jang, knitwear designer and popular knitting blogger, will be the new editor of Interweave Knits magazine, effective March 15. The announcement was made by Interweave Press President Marilyn Murphy at the same time as her announcement that Interweave Knits editor Pam Allen is resigning to pursue other interests in the needlecraft industry.
Interweave Knits, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, has experienced several consecutive years of phenomenal newsstand growth, and its subscribers have grown by more than 25 percent in the last year and by more than 200 percent in the last five years. Ms. Murphy says, â€œEunny Jang is the perfect match to be the new editor of Knits and to build on Pam Allenâ€™s success. She totally understands Interweaveâ€™s sensibility and aesthetic, and she has incredible respect in the knitting community among designers, enthusiasts, and a new generation
of knitters who are active online. As a contributor to Knits, Ms. Jang has connected with readers across a wide range of subject matters. She is beyond brilliant in her understanding of knitting techniques, and we are confident she will continue to forge the indelible bond Knits has with its readers.â€
Ms. Jang says, â€œResiding as the editor of Interweave Knits is my dream jobâ€”itâ€™s an iconic category leader, and Iâ€™m absolutely thrilled to have the opportunity to work on it. Iâ€™m looking forward to leading Knits into the future, as we bring the magazineâ€™s reputation for excellence to
Interweaveâ€™s other media platforms including books, online, and television
By Laura Nixon