Dorothy T. Ratigan's career in fiber arts spans more than thirty-five years, and in that time she's done it all, including designing or editing for many major fiber magazines, craft book publishers and yarn companies. She now teaches in several local yarn shops throughout Maine and New Hampshire and is the author of Knitting The Perfect Pair: Secrets to Great Socks (Krause).
Judith Durant is a former craft book editor for Interweave Press and one of the founding editors of Interweave Knits. She has contributed designs and articles to Interweave Knits, Beadwork and PieceWork magazines, had a regular column in Beadwork for five years and is the author, co-author or editor of numerous books. She teaches regularly at her local yarn store, Ewe'll Love It.