John Seelmeyer

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June 18, 2012
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Reno-area designers knit together a pattern of success

In the world of knitwear designers the niche of folks who create the patterns sold to home knitters Diane Soucy is a rock star.

Fans seek her out at national knitting events, her distributor shipped 100,000 copies of patterns to about 1,000 retail locations last year, and her Knitting Pure & Simple is seeing solid growth in online downloads of knitting patterns.

While the Truckee knitwear designer is the biggest name among designers in the region, the Reno-Tahoe area is home to a surprising number of people who are making a living, or a least part of a living, by …

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