Shannon Okey is the author of the Knitgrrl book series for tweens (Watson-Guptill) and forthcoming titles, Spin to Knit (teaches knitters to spin their own yarn) and Felt Tips from Interweave Press. She has appeared on HGTV's Crafters Coast To Coast and DIY Network's Uncommon Threads and Knitty Gritty.
Alexandra (Xan) Underhill is a designer, artist and performer. She graduated with honors from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 1993. Her extensive resume and photos of her work can be seen at artofxan.com ? she's worked with everyone from Cirque du Soleil to stiltwalking performance troupes and music video producers.