Lisa R. Myers is the author of The Joy of Knitting and The Joy of Knitting Companion. Her designs have been published by Interweave Knits and Classic Elite, and Lisa designed patterns for Getting Started Knitting (Interweave Press, 2006). She is the owner of Fairmount Fibers, wholesale distributor of Manos del Uruguay yarns, a kettle dyed yarn handcrafted by a cooperative organization committed to developing work for women in Uruguay. Myers is also the owner of Rosie’s Yarn Cellar, a retail yarn shop in Philadelphia and has over ten years’ experience in the knitting shop industry. Lisa regularly designs patterns for her shop, including for the very successful RoseKnits line (marketed to yarn shops across the country; see them at www.rosiesyarncellar.com/products/rkpatterns.htm).
Laura Grutzcek, who has knit for over twenty years, received a BFA from Tyler School of Art, and a MS from Drexel University. Her patterns have appeared in Stitch N Bitch Nation and are frequently featured as part of the RosieKnits line. Laura has taught many classes in knitting and knitting design.
Carol J. Sulcoski is a knitting designer who has had designs published by Knitty.com; KnitNet.com; MenKnit.net; MagKnits.com and Big Girl Knits. She is a staff member of Rosie's Yarn Cellar and regularly designs for the RosieKnits pattern line. She is also the author of the popular knitting blog GoKnitInYourHat and proprietress of Black Bunny Fibers, creating hand-dyed yarns and spinning fiber.