Inna Voltchkova


The Firebird: Magical Protagonist of Russian Fairy Tales

Russian fairy tales feature a magical glowing bird from a faraway land, the Firebird.

Festival Lace Mitts to Knit

The Festival Lace Mitts were inspired by a pair from a photograph.

Orenburg Lace: A Medallion Russian Shawl to Knit

In Russia, you will not find anyone who has not heard of an Orenburg “downy” shawl—the warm, heavy shawl with the light, delicate lace-patterning called “cobweb.” Downy shawls are distinguished by a center design.