Margaret Hubert is the author of more than 20 crochet and knitting books, including The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet, The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting, and The Granny Square Book. She has enjoyed a lifelong career designing both crochet and knit patterns for yarn companies and book and magazine publishers. Margaret also teaches at yarn shops, retreats, and national gatherings, and rarely misses a national conference in the needle arts field. In 2012, in fitting tribute to Margaret's lifelong work as a needle art designer, the Crochet Guild of America inducted her into their Jean Leinhauser Crochet Hall of Fame. She lives in Pawling, New York. For more information on Margaret's work and events, visit margaretshooksandneedles.blogspot.com.