JEAN LEINHAUSER is the founder of Leisure Arts and The American
School of Needlework. She was the editor Crochet! Magazine
and is the co-owner of Crochet Partners, the oldest internet
crochet discussion group
RITA WEISS is an author, designer, and teacher who was formerly the executive Vice-President of The American School of Needlework. She is the former president of the Crochet Guild of America, having served for three terms.