Judith Durant is author of Knit One, Bead Too, Never Knit Your Man a Sweater and Ready, Set, Bead!, co-author of Beadwork Inspired by Art: Art Nouveau and the The Beader's Companion (with Jean Campbell), and editor of Storey's One-Skein Wonders series, which includes Sock One-Skein Wonders, Luxury One-Skein Wonders, Designer One-Skein Wonders, and One-Skein Wonders.
Judith received a BFA in costume design for theater and worked as a costume artisan for theater and television in New York City before beginning a publishing career with Drama Book Publishers, a publisher of technical theater books. She is a former craft book editor for Interweave Press and one of the founding editors of Interweave Knits. She has contributed designs and articles to Cast On, Creative Knitting Magazine, Interweave Knits, Beadwork and PieceWork magazines, and had a regular column in Beadwork for five years. Her mother taught her to knit when she was eight years old.