Twist Collective asked our contributors to tell us the story of the best surprise of their lives. Click on their pictures below for their answers, and for the links to their individual websites.


Angela Hahn

Although I started knitting and designing patterns for my own use while still in my teens, a tragic gauge accident caused me to closet needles and yarn for over a decade. In 2004 I started to knit and design again, and I've been trying to make up for lost time ever since. Best surprise: When I found out I was pregnant with my first child