Anna Maltz is an avid "sweaterspotter" and knit detective who sees the world through yarn-tinted spectacles. She is an independent knitting pattern designer with a background in fine art. She writes a regular column (and the occasional pattern) for Pom Pom Magazine. She has published two books, Penguin: A Knit Collection, and Marlisle: A New Direction in Knitting, as well as contributing to other publications such as A Stash of One’s Own, compiled by Clara Parkes and Making Magazine. She lives in London and teaches all over the world.