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Lara Neel (Math4Knitters)
Works at Quarto Group Inc
Attended Ohio University
Lives in Minneapolis, MN 55426, United States
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Vertical Darts (Including Princess Seams)
p. 84-85 I can't claim to really understand  how this works, but it looks cool! Reading this book has made me feel much less stingy about buying patterns. This is a lot of work! Source
p. 84-85 I can't claim to really understand how this works, but it looks cool! Reading this book has made me feel much less stingy about buying patterns. This is a lot of work! Source
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Changing a Bust Dart Into Shoulder Dart Tucks
p. 62 Source
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Fitting: Two Problems with Sleeves
Sometimes, it's not the pattern's fault. p. 36 Source
Sometimes, it's not the pattern's fault. p. 36 Source
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Fitting: Neckline Too Low or Too High
p. 35 Source
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Identifying Fit Trouble
p. 32-33 "The most important characteristic of a well fitted garment...consists in its absolute freedom from wrinkles or puckers...Having made a tentative decision...magnify the trouble by pulling or pinning at the seat of the difficulty to verify your own ...
p. 32-33 "The most important characteristic of a well fitted garment...consists in its absolute freedom from wrinkles or puckers...Having made a tentative decision...magnify the trouble by pulling or pinning at the seat of th...
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Testing for Overall Fit
p. 30-31 "Garments fitted too closely tend to slip up when being worn. Try sitting in a chair to test tightness over hips, and crossing the arms to touch the shoulders with the finger tips for tightness across the  back. Bend the arms and try to reach over ...
p. 30-31 "Garments fitted too closely tend to slip up when being worn. Try sitting in a chair to test tightness over hips, and crossing the arms to touch the shoulders with the finger tips for tightness across the back. B...
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Math4Knitters: Episode 45
Show notes and more at math4knitters.blogspot.com. Math4Knitters: Episode 45 Awesome illustration by Leslie Johnson Books I mentioned: History of Hosiery Sock Architecture The sound quality on this isn't quite as good as I would like, but I'm determined to ...
Show notes and more at math4knitters.blogspot.com. Math4Knitters: Episode 45 Awesome illustration by Leslie Johnson Books I mentioned: History of Hosiery Sock Architecture The sound quality on this isn't quite...
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Pleasant Pheasant Slippers!
I'm so excited that Dream in Color chose my slipper design for their February, 2016 Dream Club! The Pleasant Pheasants are fun, fast, and easy to knit. As soon as my sinus thing (I don't know what's going on) clears up, I'll jump right in to podcasting, aga...
I'm so excited that Dream in Color chose my slipper design for their February, 2016 Dream Club! The Pleasant Pheasants are fun, fast, and easy to knit. As soon as my sinus thing (I don't know what's going on) clears up,...
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Fitting: Armhole Too Tight or Too Loose
p. 36 Source
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Fitting: Size Too Large or Shoulders Too Big
p. 35 Source
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Fitting Tip for the Bust
p. 31 "It is very easy to fit the blouse too closely through the bust at the first fitting, because the sleeves are not basted in place. After altering the blouse pin sleeves in place to check on this point." Source
p. 31 "It is very easy to fit the blouse too closely through the bust at the first fitting, because the sleeves are not basted in place. After altering the blouse pin sleeves in place to check on this point." Source
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Paper Fitting Tip
p. 17 When paper fitting: "In general cloth will appear larger and looser than does paper." Source
p. 17 When paper fitting: "In general cloth will appear larger and looser than does paper." Source
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Education
  • Ohio University
    Visual Communication, 2001 - 2003
  • Amherst College
    Physics, 1997 - 2001
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Craftsy Instructor, Author of Sock Architecture, Creative Professional, Journalist, Knitter, Spinner, Weaver and Sock-Obsessed Person
Introduction
I am the creator and publisher of Math4Knitters, a blog and occasional podcast.

I published over 150 free patterns in three years for the Math4Knitters: Crafty Living blog. Now, I'm offering select, test-knit (and/or tech edited) patterns for sale. The easiest way to reach me is on Ravelry.

My Craftsy class is here: www.craftsy.com/ext/LaraNeel_5058_F
Bragging rights
I am reinventing myself in the Twin Cities and I love it!
Work
Employment
  • Quarto Group Inc
    Marketing, Data Integrity & Social Media Coordinator, 2014 - present
  • Math4Knitters
    Author and Blogger, 2006 - present
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Currently
Minneapolis, MN 55426, United States
Previously
Fort Wayne, IN, United States - Sioux Falls, SD, United States
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