Faina Goberstein is an independent knitwear designer, author, knitter, and professional teacher based near San Francisco, California. Her interest in a wide assortment of knitting techniques and stitch patterns that lead to unusual and interesting textures is evident in her designs and topics of her inspirational classes. 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 in person at various venues around the country and abroad and online over Zoom, and she has many online classes on Interweave.com and Craftsy.com. Faina is co-author of The Art of Slip Stitch and The Art of Seamless Knitting. Her designs often appear in internationally recognized magazines such as Rowan, Vogue Knitting, Interweave Knits, Knit.Purl, and Cast-On and in numerous books. Faina is best known for her elegant and well-fitted classic designs.