Kristin M. Roach graduated with a BFA in painting in 2008 and is currently teaching art classes, organizing community art programs, and inspiring others to live life creatively with her website CraftLeftovers.com
and local non-profit Ames C.art
. She has been published in Interweave Knits, KnitScene, Craft, Make, and was a contributing designer in Button it Up by Susan Beal. Her work is included in the 2011 Best of Knitscene book.