Faina Goberstein is an independent knitwear designer, author, and a professional teacher based near San Francisco, CA.
Taking an early retirement from a long career as a math professor gave Faina a chance to let her creativity and long-time passion for knitwear design
to become a second profession. Faina’s interest in wide assortment of knitting techniques and stitch patterns is evident in her designs and topics of her
Faina is a great communicator and energetic teacher who cares about her students and focuses on sharing her knowledge and
excitement about the craft. She teaches at Vogue Knitting Live, Interweave Yarn Fest, and various venues such as guilds and yarn
shops around the country and abroad.
Faina’s designs often appear in internationally recognized magazines such as Rowan, Vogue Knitting, Interweave Knits,
Knit.Purl, Cast-On and in numerous books.
Faina is best known for her elegant and well-fitted classic designs.