Merchant-Dest has over 28 years of experience in knitting and crochet. She
has worked as a designer and project coordinator for Mission Falls Yarns and has
contributed patterns to Interweave Knits and Interweave Crochet as
well as numerous other popular craft books and magazines.
Goberstein is a full-time professor of mathematics in Chico, California. A
knitwear designer for over 45 years, she has hadpatterns featured in
Interweave Knits, Knitscene, Interweave Crochet, and a variety of books.
She also designs patterns for Bijou Basin Ranch, Cascade Yarns, Manos del
Uruguay, and Claudia Handpainted Yarns.