Joji enjoys living her life in sunny Buenos Aires, while dreaming of visiting the rest of the world armed with knitting needles and yarn. She also thinks life is much sweeter when served with coffee and chocolate!
Hunter Hammersen was supposed to stay in school for a shockingly long time, get a respectable-sounding job, and quietly become a proper grownup. Instead she got distracted by colorful string, started writing knitting books, and fled to the rocky coast of Maine where she spends a frankly alarming amount of time in her back yard taking pictures of yarn. But don't tell anyone...she's still slightly worried someone will find out she escaped and try to drag her back to that other life.
Bristol Ivy is a knitting designer and teacher from Portland, Maine. Her work focuses on the intersection between classic tailoring and innovative technique, creating a unique and wearable aesthetic while maintaining knitterly appeal. Her work has been published with Brooklyn Tweed, Quince & Co., Interweave Knits, Knitscene, PomPom Quarterly, amirisu, and many others.
Mary Jane Mucklestone is a hand-knitting designer known for inventive colorwork design. She has a passion for folk knitting and has traveled the world to study traditional techniques and to learn about the history of the craft. Her first three books, 200 Fair Isle Motifs, 150 Scandinavian Motifs, and Fair Isle Style, were instant classics. This fall saw the release of her fourth book, Geo Knits: 10 Lessons and Projects for Knitting Stripes, Chevrons, Triangles, Polka Dots and More. Mary Jane loves to teach, specializing in lively, fun, and informative classes. Mary Jane’s inventive hand-knitting designs are featured in many books and magazines as well as on her website, MaryJaneMucklestone.com.