Kate Atherley is Knitty.com’s Managing Technical Editor, and a seasoned designer and teacher of all things knitterly. Her latest book Custom Socks: Knit to Fit Your Feet was released summer 2015 by Interweave Press, to great acclaim.more . . .
Fiona Ellis graduated from DeMontfort University (England) with a degree in fashion knitwear design in 1993. Her work appears in leading magazine publications including on-line at Twist Collective, and in yarn pattern booklets.more . . .
Flo Flory, (aka the “Bead Knitter”) can’t remember when she started knitting. She is known for her unique bead knitted designs and laid back teaching style.more . . .
Kim is keen on crochet and knitting and teaches the Crochet Crash Course at the Knit Café in Toronto.more . . .
In her first decade, Diane learned knit and crochet. In her second decade, she learned to sew. In her third, she finished university and started working for a living. Early in her fifth decade she took up cycling, hiking, and skiing. Half way through that decade she learned to spin. Now in her seventh decade, she has retired and thinks she will have more time for spinning and knitting.more . . .
Kim McBrien is a lifelong textile artist, fluent in contemporary basketry, surface design, knitting, weaving, spinning and embroidery. After many years wrangling professional singers, visual artists and an arts council or two, she fled the art/rat race and conjured up the circus that is Indigodragonfly.more . . .
Alisa McRonald is a self-professed fibre nerd. She maintains a studio practice and tries to incorporate as many textile related techniques as she can into her artwork. She has an affinity for the quirky and a rather large eyeglass collection.more . . .
Sally Melville has published seven knitting books (including THE KNIT STITCH, a best-selling learn-to-knit book which has sold 350,000 copies and been translated into French and Russian) and taught four Craftsy classes—one of which has over 14,000 students from around the world.more . . .
Stephanie Pearl-McPhee is the author of eight bestselling books, two of which are New York Times Bestsellers, and seven of which have rather a lot to do with knitting. She maintains an online home at the popular blog www.yarnharlot.ca, and a less organized (and popular) actual home in Toronto, Canada.more . . .