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With more than 800 knit and crochet designs in print, Melissa Leapman is one of the most widely published American designers working today. She began her design career by freelancing for leading ready-to-wear design houses in New York City. She also created designs to help top yarn companies promote their new and existing yarns each season. Her ability to quickly develop fully envisioned garments put her skills in great demand. Through the years, Leisure Arts has published more than 40 books of Melissa's fabulous designs. Melissa is also the host of several Leisure Arts DVDs in the best-selling teach-yourself series, I Can't Believe I'm Knitting and I Can't Believe I'm Crocheting. Nationally, her designs have been featured in numerous magazines, and her workshops on knitting and crochet are consitstently popular with crafts of all skill levels. She has taught at major events such as STITCHES, Vogue Knitting LIVE, and The Knitting Guild Association conferences, as well as at hundreds of yarn shops and local guild events across the country.