It takes a village...

Running a small business is a huge challenge. Thankfully, I have been blessed with this wonderful team of people who keep everything going and make my life so much easier. I am so grateful for every single person, and I'm excited to introduce you to them!

Shop Team

E-Commerce Specialist & Social Media Manager

Kelly Baum-Sehon

Kelly is a former middle-school math teacher now turned full-time crochet designer who has been crocheting for over half his life. Starting with a few scarf patterns, he has now found a love for designing crochet wearables, especially sweaters. He is the first man from Oklahoma (second in the nation) to have earned the Master Certificate of Advanced Stitches and Techniques from the Crochet Guild of America. He currently lives with his husband, Charlie, and their three lovable but ornery cats - Sullivan, Drake, and Samuel. Aside from crochet, Kelly enjoys playing video games, watching YouTube videos, reading about history and mythology, and drinking as much cold brew coffee and red wine as he can.

Kelly started at KFA as a crochet instructor and has now taken on the roles of e-commerce specialist and social media manager in addition to being an independent crochet pattern designer.

Check out Kelly's patterns and projects on his website and social media!


Instagram: @cocky_crocheter

YouTube: Cocky Crocheter

Shop Associate

Annie Shark

Annie learned how to knit when she was little when she was part of a knitting club in elementary school. Since the early 2010's she's started learning new techniques, which has led to a deep love of knitting sweaters - though socks also hold a special place in her heart, but only if she can use her short circular needles!

In addition to helping out around the shop, you can find Annie making tons of test knits and sample knits for designers and yarn dyers, and one day she hopes to design her own patterns.

Here's an interesting fact. The mako shark is the fastest shark in the world, which is the inspiration behind Annie's Instagram name - a completely perfect way to represent her wickedly fast knitting fingers!

Find Annie on Instagram! @makosharkknits

Shop Associate

Izzy Matney

If you ever want to meet pure sunshine in human form, then you need to meet Izzy! Her excitement for all things yarn is infectious, and she loves helping people pick out the perfect color and fiber for their next project.

Izzy enjoys crocheting and also naalbinding - a lesser known yarncraft popular in Nordic countries.

Izzy has been working on her own crochet store that she started in 2023, and she continues to add more.

In addition to crafting, Izzy also loves rock climbing, camping, hiking, yoga, and playing the viola. Her family is full of life and love with two cats, a puppy dog, and a wonderful husband who helps make all her dreams come true!

Find Izzy on Instagram! @yarnbyelizabeth

Instructor Team

Knitting Instructor

Veronique Voss

Veronique is a seasoned knitter and crocheter that enjoys helping people learn.  Her patience and personality are unmatched bringing joy and laughter to those who cross her path.  She has lived in Europe and has settled down in Okarche, OK with her husband, Fred.  They like to travel throughout the summer months in their RV wherever the wind blows them. Veronique pours her heart and soul into her work and has built quite the capsule wardrobe over the years.

You can always count on her to sport one of her handmade treasures when you see her in the shop. You can also count on hearing one of her fantastic stories with a generous helping of her infectious laughter.

Check out Veronique on Facebook!

Book a Knitting Lesson with Veronique

Crochet Instructor

Molly Lebold

Molly began to crochet in 2016 when her first child was born. After discovering amigurumi, Molly continued to primarily make toys for her kids and friends. She was able to improve her skills and techniques to make bigger, better, and more varied projects by becoming a jack of all trades in the craft world (or, in reality, just learned she has ADHD). Dabbling in all the creative arts, Molly also enjoys Tunisian crochet, knitting, embroidery, sewing, and macrame. When she's not busy crafting or mom-ing, she works at the Edmond animal shelter as a kennel technician. Essentially, she's getting to live the dream of making all her passions into her careers, and she wants to pass that passion along in her crochet instruction.

So whether it's regular crochet, Tunisian crochet, amigurumi, or reading patterns, if you want to learn it, she can teach it!

Find Molly on Instagram! @mollyle33

Book a Crochet Lesson with Molly

Spinning Instructor

Tamara Dragseth

Tamara discovered spinning while attending a jazz festival 40 years ago - a potter was spinning in the grease, and when she saw this, she just knew she must learn to spin.

Since then she has spun on drop spindles, double drive, Scotch tension as well as Irish tension wheels, and is currently learning to spin on a great wheel.

Tamara's spinning and fiber interests range from smoothly spun tapestry yarns to yarns for weaving to lightly spun woolens for knitting or crocheting and whatever catches her fancy in color or texture. Additionally, she loves sharing everything she's learned about fiber with anybody willing to listen.

Beyond fiber arts, Tamara also enjoys reading about and learning as much as she can regarding how people lived in the Medieval period as well as in Post-Colonial America.

Book a Spinning Lesson with Tamara