Toby Roxane Barna is a full-time independent knitwear designer and dyer of luxury yarns. She began her design career in 2012, and since then she has released over 80 patterns and self-published three books. She is the author of Design Doubles (Stackpole Books, Sept 2018), the upcoming Easy Knits for Beautiful Yarns (Stackpole Books, Feb 2021) and her designs have been featured in publications such as Knitty.com, Knitting Traditions, I Like Knitting, and she has contributed patterns to several Interweave compilations.
Toby fell in love with dyeing yarn in 2015, and she now sells her yarn at festivals, trunk shows, and yarn shops. She especially enjoys being able to design patterns specifically for her yarn and vice versa. She finds inspiration everywhere, from classical architecture to the colors of the sky.