Claire Montgomerie is a British textile designer specializing in knitting and crochet. A graduate of the Royal College of Art, she has designed her own range of knitted accessories, toys, and garments called Monty. She has also created for the US fashion market, made knitwear for film costumes, and knitted characters for music videos and animations. Currently teaching textiles at Barnet College, Hertfordshire, she runs knitting classes at Loop, the London knitting emporium. She is the author of "Easy Baby Knits" (Ryland Peters & Small), "Knitter's Yarn Palette" (Reader's Digest), and "Knitting Vintage" (Carlton). Claire lives in London.