Yoko Hatta is the designer behind the Japanese knitting studio Kazekobo. A prolific artist whose work spans over thirty years, she has written many knitwear books and stitch dictionaries, and contributed to magazines and compilations in both Japan and the US. She is a contributor to Brooklyn Tweed and Vogue Knitting, and over a thousand of her designs can be found on Ravelry.com. Her work is known for adding contemporary flair to classic garments. She is the author of Japanese Knitting Stitches from Tokyo’s Kazekobo Studio and 150 Favorite Crotchet Motifs from Tokyo’s Kazekobo Studio.