Edie Eckman is a designer, author and teacher who loves both knitting and crochet (and sewing and embroidery and weaving). She is on a mission to ensure that patterns are as clear as possible to the greatest number of knitters and crocheters as possible, through clear writing and instruction. She wants to empower crafters to gain the skills they need to confidently and enthusiastically take on any crochet or knitting challenge. She is the author of a number of best-selling books including How to Knit Socks, The Crochet Answer Book, Around the Corner Crochet Borders and Every Which Way Crochet Borders. She teaches online at Craftsy.com and Creativebug.com. Find her at www.edieeckman.com.