About Aimee Sher

Aimee, an Asian knitting pattern designer,  seated wearing a knitted green tank top, a heat, jean shorts, and short brown booties in the grass.

Hello! I’m so glad you’re here. My name is Aimee (she/they), and I am a Taiwanese American knitting pattern designer, spinner, and sewist. As a designer, I love to design patterns that are a joy to knit and a joy to wear, with thoughtful decorative and fit details.

I am inspired by the foods and experiences and creations of the Asian American diaspora. As a designer, I have a passion for elevating fellow makers and marginalized communities. I also love to bring attention to small batch farmers, mills, or specialty dyers.

I love working with others to lift the tide and elevate all of us. Plus, I provide education that enables you to find your passion and joy in knitting and other fiber arts.

What’s in my patterns?

When you knit one of my patterns, you are sharing in the inspiration I get from around the world. You are experiencing the joy in places that I have lived and all my cultural experiences. This includes my time growing up in Taiwan and Los Angeles, as well as my new home, St. Louis, MO.

My patterns are thoughtfully crafted to create joy in the ordinary things for you. They include a size and shape inclusive fit, or thoughtful little decorative details. When you knit my designs, you can trust that they are crafted with intention. I pay particular attention to sourcing materials and collaborating with other makers who align with my values.

My patterns are clearly laid out in multiple formats so that they are fully accessible to different reading styles. Since January of 2023, they include a large print format and header tagging so that screen readers for people with limited vision. Every single pattern is tech edited and tested with a diverse group of body shapes and sizes. And, I provide yarn support to those in financial need and long testing periods.

Where can you find me?

My work has been published Making Magazine, KnitPicks, as well as on the cover of Pom Pom Magazine.

On the blog, you’ll find my writings about the joy that exists at the intersection of making and identity. You’ll also find features of a diverse group of of designers and makers I love as well as my best tips on achieving joyful knitting.

All of this is possible due to the support of my Ko-fi monthly subscribers, who receive perks like pattern discounts and sneak peek emails. During every launch

I have previously written for Fancy Tiger Crafts as well as served as editor-in-chief of Diverging Magazine, and Section Editor of Inheritance Magazine. If you love knitting vlogs, you’ll find me at AimeeSherMakes on Youtube.

In 2021 and 2022, I founded and hosted the #KnitDiverseKAL with you, the knitting community. This KAL celebrated and elevate LGBTQIA+ and POC makers and businesses in the fiber community.

How to reach me?

If you are looking for pattern support, please use support@aimeeshermakes.com.

For all business inquiries, such as pattern consulting, speaking engagements, teaching requests, and