Melissa Leapman

With over 1000 designs currently in print, Melissa Leapman is one of the most prolific American designers at work today.

Melissa is the author of several bestselling knitting and crocheting books. Recent titles are Cables Untangled, Continuous Cables, Color Knitting the Easy Way, Mastering Color Knitting, and Stashbuster Knits.

One recent book is Knitting the Perfect Fit, published by Random House/Potter Craft in August 2012. It is a designer’s exploration of how to use fully-fashioned shaping to create figure flattering sweaters.

The Knit Stitch Pattern Handbook was released in late 2013 and is a dictionary of Melissa’s favorite stitch patterns.

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.

Meet her in person in the Melissa Leapman Rocks group here in Ravelry, a group started by some of her fans.

original designs  

from twist collective winter 2016
from Love of Crochet, Winter 2016
from Love of Crochet, Winter 2016
from Melissa Leapman Designs
from Love of Knitting, Winter 2016
from Interweave Online Store
from Love of Knitting, Winter 2016
from Cascade Yarns® Website
from Mosey: Men's and Women's
from twist collective fall 2016
from Creative Knitting Magazine Presents, ...
from Better Homes and Gardens Online
from Vogue Knitting, Early Fall 2016
from Melissa Leapman Designs
from Melissa Leapman Designs
from Interlacements Yarn LLC
from Aslan Trends (English)
from Love of Crochet, Fall 2016
from Love of Knitting, Fall 2016
from Love of Knitting, Fall 2016
from Love of Crochet, Fall 2016
from Noro Knitting Magazine, Spring/ Summe...
from Cast On, Summer 2016
from Love of Crochet, Summer 2016
from Love of Crochet, Summer 2016
from Crochet World Magazine, June 2016
from Cascade Yarns® Website
from Cascade Yarns® Website
from Love of Knitting, Summer 2016
from Love of Knitting, Summer 2016
from Dream in Color Designs
from Cascade Yarns® Website
from Melissa Leapman Designs
from Love of Crochet, Spring 2016
from Love of Crochet, Spring 2016
from Love of Knitting, Spring 2016
from Red Heart North America
from Melissa Leapman Designs
from Love of Knitting, Spring 2016
from Leisure Arts Afghans With Style
from Cascade Yarns® Website
from Cascade Yarns® Website
from Cascade Yarns® Website
from Crochet World Magazine, February 2016
from Love of Crochet, Winter 2015
from Love of Crochet, Winter 2015
from Red Heart North America
from Cascade Yarns® Website
from Cascade Yarns® Website
from Red Heart North America