From UK knitting magazines to big international yarn brands, you can find Jo Allport s knitwear designs in many places. She also teaches knitting face to face, online and via tutorials. A lover of all crafts and a prolific writer on the subject, she is a regular contributor to Knitting magazine and Let s Knit. This is her first book. Jo has been designing knitwear for over 12 years, but this has not been her only career. Starting in the oil industry and then moving into IT after that, she brings many other disciplines to her work. Her love of working with people, attention to detail and, most of all, her creativity, have all led her to her current passion, knitting. Follow her on Instagram and find her designs on Ravelry. Jo lives in Stirling, U.K.