Jonelle Raffino is the creative force behind Southwest Trading Company, an internationally recognized yarn brand known for its earth-friendly collections. She has been featured in a variety of media venues, including Inc., Fortune and Success, and has written numerous articles about SWTC, earth-friendly fibers and knitting for consumer and trade magazines, including Knit ?N Style. She is the author of the self-published book Purls Forever.
Prudence Mapstone's fiber art is exhibited widely in Austrailia and overseas, and she has been the featured guest artist at craft events in every capital city in Australia, as well as New Zealand and Denmark. She is the author of the Australian self-published titles Freeform: Serendipitous Design Techniques for Knitting and Crochet, Bullions & Beyond, Never Too Many Handbags and Coat of Many Scrumbles.