About the Author
Rita Weiss is an author, designer and teacher who has become a household name in the fields of knitting, crochet, quilting and cross stitch. The author of more than 50 books in the needle arts, she is co-owner of the Creative Partners needlework book production team. Rita was previously executive vice president of the American School of Needlework and founder and head of the Dover needlework division. A member of the executive board of the Craft Yarn Council, she has served as president of the Crochet Guild of America and the International Quilting Association.