Sandra Polley has always enjoyed craftwork, especially knitting. She particularly enjoys creating little characters from scraps of yarn. Her designs have featured in craft magazines, such as The Knitter, Simply Knitting and Woman’s Weekly. She also runs a successful small business ‘Knits and Pieces’ selling her patterns through yarn shops and companies throughout the UK. Sandra now lives in Leicestershire and has two daughters, a young grandson and a very little Border Terrier called Oscar. She is the author of The Knitted Teddy Bear.