Darla J. Fanton
A Needle Arts Teacher and Designer for more than twenty-five years, Darla J. Fanton is intrigued by specialty crochet techniques. She derives great joy in giving these nearly lost arts new life for today’s fiber fanatics to experience. She is constantly experimenting to discover what new spin she can put on traditional crochet stitches. Her credits include designs for yarn manufactureres, magazine articles, and leaflets by publishers such as ASN, Leisure Arts, and Jeanette Crews. Darla was honored to be included in the book, Crochet Master Class, published in 2010. Certified by the Craft Yarn Council of America, Darla is a popular teacher at national conferences and her local yarn shop where she is known for her patience and detailed instructions.