Rita Weiss has taught and lectured in the United States and Europe and is the author of more than 50 needle arts books. She is the founder and president of Dover's needlework section, as well as the Executive Vice President of the American School of Needlework, Chairman of the Crochet Marketing Committee of the Craft Yarn Council of America, and former President of the International Quilting Association.
- The Big Book of Crochet Stitches: Fabulous Fans, Pretty Picots, Clever Clusters and a Whole Lot More
- Charted Monograms for Needlepoint and Cross-Stitch
- A Fun Way to Learn to Crochet for Kids
- Old-Fashioned Doilies to Crochet
- Traditional Patchwork Quilt Patterns: 27 Easy-To-Make Designs with Plastic Templates