Karen Darden

Karen D.

Lutherville Timonium, MD

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Karen delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 9+

Teaching since:
September 1995

My name is Karen D. and I have been crocheting for the past 55 yrs. and knitting for the past 25 yrs. I am currently a Certified Knitting and Crochet instructor from The Yarn Council of America. I was certified in the year 2000. I have taught in Michael's Arts and Craft store, JoAnn Fabric, Community College of
Baltimore county (Adult enrichment Program) and the Police Athletic Program. I am currently employed with Black Sheep Yarn Shop as their Knitting and Crochet Instructor, I give classes in beginner knit and crochet, thread crochet, filet crochet and Tunisian crochet. I also teach lace knitting, intreloc knitting etc.


Instructor/Sales Associate
Jun 2011 - Present
The Black Sheep Yarn Shop in Maryland

Certified Crochet and Knitting Instructor. Received my certification from the Yarn Council of America in Brandywine, Ohio.


Associate of Applied Science
Sep 1993 - Present
Baltimore International College
AA Degree in Culinary Arts
Sep 1994 - Jun 1997
Baltimore International College


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Crocheting and Knitting
Aug 2000
The Yarn Council of America/CGOA

Was tested and certified by the Yarn Council through the Crochet Guild of America.


Customer Service
Apr 2003
Sunrise Assisted Living Facility


American Culinary Federation
Jun 1997

The American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF), a professional, organization for chefs and cooks, was founded in 1929 in New York City by three chefs’ organizations: the Société Culinaire Philanthropique, the Vatel Club and the Chefs de Cuisine Association of America. Since our inception, little has changed in our principal goals. We are an organization based on promoting the professional image of American chefs worldwide through education of culinarians at all levels.

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Photos & Videos

Table runner made with DMC thread crochet.

Dresser scarf done in filet crochet with crochet thread.

Large Granny Square blanket with an extra feature.

Crocodile stitch hat made with variegated

Crochet earrings

Knitted mans vest


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