Franklin Habit is a writer, illustrator, photographer and humorist. Kicking off his knitting in the late 80’s, early 90’s, Franklin continued to hone his craft and eventually begin his own online project diary, The Panopticon (, in February of 2005. This blog is well knows for it’s mix of humor, essay, cartoons, and of course, the continuing adventures of Dolores the Sheep. Since then, Franklin has kept busy with featured articles in Interweave Knits, PieceWork, Yarn Market News, and even He contributed to the premier issue of MenKnit, designed and earned the Gold Medal for the 2006 Knitting Olympics, and is working on a photography project entitled "1,000 Knitters," (a long-term project to photograph a thousand knitters). Despite his busy schedule, Franklin still finds time to knit, spin, and design!