Meet Jen, the new Content & Outreach Administrator

Hi friends! I’m Jen Burt, and I am tickled to be joining the Knit Picks and We Crochet teams as the new Content and Outreach Administrator, which means I get to play with the new yarns and work with amazing designers to create pattern collections that you will want to stitch!

Jen is a white woman with light brown hair. She's standing next to three sheep by a barn.
My new friends at Moose Creek Ranch – I think they could smell the wool in my project bag.

As a longtime stitcher, my love of yarn and fiber runs deep. I am bi-crafty and split my love equally between knitting and crochet, so I could never pick a favorite (cough cough, knitting socks). From finding the ideal match of fiber and pattern, to picking the perfect color combination, I love nothing more than planning my next project, which makes my new role here an excellent fit, although I have new fears for my ever-expanding project queue.

Wooden stairs and a board walk create a trail through the woods.
Ocean waves hit large rocks off the coast.
I love the Oregon coast. It’s a little chilly so don’t forget your handstitched sweater.

I relocated to the PNW from Colorado almost six years ago, and while I miss the mountains, and easily knowing what direction is west, I adore the greenery here. Plus, who doesn’t love the ocean? I try to get to the coast at least once a month. No matter where I am, my yarn stuffed project bag is close at hand.

A large ginger dog and a small fluffy dog wait excitedly in the back seat of a car.
My girls ready for our next beach adventure.
A large ginger dog and a small fluffy dog are curled up together, sleeping in the back seat of a car.
After the beach!

I am looking forward to this new work adventure. I am thrilled that I will be surrounded by creative people making inspiring content and eager to see our new yarns and designs in the wild.


  1. Katie McDougall / November 23, 2021

    I love the photos of your furbies! Welcome to KP and WC! Looks like you’re joining an amazing team. Congratulations on your new gig. We all look forward to the amazing things that you and your team will be doing at KP.

    • Jennifer Burt / November 29, 2021

      Hi Katie! Thank you so much for the warm welcome. The yarn team is amazing and I am so excited for what’s to come 🙂