Mary Beth Temple is a nationally known crochet designer whose work appears in Interweave Crochet, Crochet Today, and Crochet World. She creates and publishes a popular pattern line, Hooked for Life, and her many books include DIY Afghans and The Perfect Pillow. Mary Beth has hosted the interactive podcast, “Getting Loopy,” which won the Flamie Award three times in a row (2009, 2010, 2011) for Best Crochet Podcast, and was among the top 200 shows on the Blog Talk Radio network for 2009. Her newest book is Curvy Girl Crochet: 25 Patterns that Fit and Flatter. Temple lives in New Jersey.