A widely-published designer, Melissa Leapman has published patterns in every premier needlecrafts publication in the country.
Melissa is the author of several bestselling knitting and crocheting books. Recent titles are Cables Untangled and Continuous Cables (Potter Craft, 2006 and 2008). Her newest releases, Color Knitting the Easy Way and Mastering Color Knitting, were published in 2010. Her most recent book, Stashbuster Knits, was released in November 2011.
As a freelance designer, she’s worked with leading ready-to-wear manufacturers and design houses in NYC. In addition, most American yarn companies commission Melissa to create designs to promote their new and existing yarns each season.
She’s been a featured guest on numerous television shows, is a popular guest blogger, and is the host of several Leisure Arts knitting and crocheting DVD’s. Nationally, her workshops are popular with crafters of all levels.