With a diverse portfolio of work in the knitting and crochet industry, Susan's primary focus is designing apparel and home accessory patterns, as well as producing the model garments for garment manufacturers, yarn manufacturers and distributers, knitting periodicals and books.

As a freelance designer, Susan's designs have been produced for Bobby Jones, Talbots, The Gap, Hanai Mori, Northern Isles, Timberland and J. Crew. Her most recent pattern designs have appeared in Knit ‘n’ Style, Creative Knitting, Easy Knitting, Knit It and Create and Decorate. She has also contributed to several Leisure Arts project leaflets, Vogue Knitting on the Go and Embellished Crochetfrom Martingale Press. Susan is a juried gallery fiber artist and experienced teacher. 

Susan designs from her home studio overlooking the mountains of West Virginia where she enjoys long hikes and long nights of football curled up with her devilishly handsome husband, Bob, and loyal to a fault Brittany Spaniel, Tucker.  

Chat with her personally at the annual                                                                   
the 2nd weekend every November in Jefferson County, West Virginia

- Susan Shildmyer

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Over the Mountain Studio Tour

"The name originated as a "tongue in cheek" concept -
 Eliminate Susan's Yarn Stash 
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322 Setting Sun Ridge

Gerrardstown, WV 25420


Phone: 304.229.6953