Lesley Stanfield has contributed to First Crochet: Simple Projects for Crochetters as an author.
Melody Griffiths is an experienced knitwear and crochet designer. She has worked as the knitting editor for a number of major women's magazines. As a freelance designer, she has worked for Debbie Bliss and most of the major yarn manufacturers, and her designs appear regularly in many consumer magazines. She is the author of Creative Homeowner's "So Simple Crochet" and coauthor of "The Encyclopedia of Knitting," Lesley Stanfield is an accomplished knitwear and crochet designer. She has written and contributed to several books and has worked as a freelance designer for major yarn companies.<