Heidi Gustad is a knitting, crochet and crafts designer who grew up in North Dakota. She first learned to knit at age 8 from a grandmother who saw in her a need for something to keep her busy. She's now a full time designer and Chicagoan, known for bright designs and video tutorials. Her patterns are a great way keep your hands occupied creating something beautiful. Learn more about Heidi and her designs by following her blog or searching your favorite social network for handsoccupied.