Courtney Kelley is the co-owner of Kelbourne Woolens, a yarn company with a focus on high quality, natural fiber yarns for the dedicated crafter. She graduated from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2001 with a focus in Fiber and Material Studies and immediately began working in a knitting shop while attempting to become an artist. She stayed in the knitting world after a brief foray into the world of fine art, and founded Kelbourne Woolens along with her business partner, Kate Gagnon Osborn, in 2008. A designer at heart, she loves knitting and designing lace as well as making as many sweaters as possible. Courtney lives in Philadelphia with her partner and four children.