Cristina Mershon is a graphic designer and art director in Oklahoma, and is originally from Galicia (Spain). She learned to knit and crochet at an early age, following the century's old traditions of her homeland. She is a prolific crochet designer, publishing regularly in Vogue Crochet, Crochet Today!, Cascade Yarns, Cooperative Press, Crochet Magazine, Inside Crochet, and Interweave Crochet, etc. Some of the latest published books are: Exquisite Crochet Shawls, Interweave Crochet Accessories 2014 and many more.
Her crochet style is a mixture of modern shapes and contemporary styles with traditional stitches: modern simplicity.