Rick Mondragon is a knitting designer, a teacher of specialized knitting techniques, and the editor of Knitter's Magazine. Elaine Rowley is the managing editor of XRX Books and the editor of Shawls & Scarves and Socks-Socks-Socks. They both live in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Elaine Rowley is the editor of XRX Books. Alexis Xenakis is the publisher of Knitter's Magazine and XRX Books. His photography is featured in all of XRX books. They both live in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.