Alison Crowther-Smith teaches successful workshops for Rowan, an internationally regarded yarn company. She is a former design consultant for the company and the author of "Shibori Knitted Felt "and" Silky Little Knits."
"The author has done an excellent job of including patterns for every skill level. If you are a fan of lace knitting, you will have a hard time deciding which of the 20 beautiful projects to cast on first." --"Love of Knitting" (September 2011) "Math check: Twenty accessories and home accents that sport a halo, courtesy of Rowan's 'Kidsilk Haze' fiber family. Two patterns in particular upend mohair expectations--a chunky cowl knit on big circs and a pillow cover that places an overlay of cornflower-blue 'Kidsilk' diamonds atop a white milk-cotton fabric." --"knitsimple magazine "(October 2011)