Jane Crowfoot taught herself to knit after being inspired by her great-grandmother's hand-made blankets and studied textile design at Winchester School of Art. In 1996, she became a Design Consultant for Rowan Yarns and went on to work with Debbie Bliss. Jane is a leader of the recent crochet revival, which has seen knitters all over the world put down their needles and pick up a crochet hook. She is the author of The Ultimate Crochet Bible (9781843405634). Jane Brocket is the author of five books including the bestselling Gentle Art of Quilt-Making (9781834305337). She created her blog, yarnstorm.blogs.com in February 2005 to write about knitting, but the contents soon expanded to include many more of life's small pleasures, such as baking, quilting, sewing, gardening, books and films. For more information, visit www.janebrocket.com.