Isela Phelps is the author of the Loom Knitting Primer series, a Quintet Publication. She learn to knit at her grandmother's lap. Since a young age, she was encouraged to create her own designs and to simply play with the yarn. She is an active member of the knitting community. She has appeared in various television shows promoting loom knitting as a viable way to create knitting fabric. Her work has been featured in various knitting magazines and knitting forums. She is known as the queen of loom knitting in the looming community. In her spare time, she loves to be active and enjoys running, olympic weightlifting, and crossfit. She resides with her family in Utah.