Barbara Breiter is the knitting guide at about.com and the owner of Knit A Bit, the first and only Internet site where you can purchase and then download patterns immediately. Barbara is a self-taught knitter for 20 years who also crochets and does needlepoint. She began designing soon after she learned to knit and has designed nearly 200 sweaters, Afghans, and other projects.
Gail Diven is a freelance needle arts designer specializing in knitting, crochet, and fabric designs. Previously, she served as knitting editor for Vogue Butterick Company.