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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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Flash Sale at Craftsy!
The banner should be showing this, too, but I wanted to let you all now there's a sale on supplies this weekend at Craftsy! It starts today and ends at midnight on 4/26, so don't waste any time.
The banner should be showing this, too, but I wanted to let you all now there's a sale on supplies this weekend at Craftsy! It starts today and ends at midnight on 4/26, so don't waste any time.
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What a super sale! Thanks
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My Teeny, Tiny Manifesto
This is what I'm trying to do. from The Opinionated Knitter I don't want to compare myself, directly, to Elizabeth Zimmermann, because I respect her way too much, but I'm trying to give socks the same sort of treatment she gave to seamless sweaters.  It all...
This is what I'm trying to do. from The Opinionated Knitter I don't want to compare myself, directly, to Elizabeth Zimmermann, because I respect her way too much, but I'm trying to give socks the same sort of treatment she...
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#StitchAwayStress
I know April is almost over, but I wanted to let you all know about the “When Life Gives You Lemons” Lemon Stress Ball pattern -  www.craftyarncouncil.com/health . There is a crochet version and a knit version, and they are both part of the #StitchAwayStres...
I know April is almost over, but I wanted to let you all know about the “When Life Gives You Lemons” Lemon Stress Ball pattern - www.craftyarncouncil.com/health. There is a crochet version and a knit version, and they are bot...
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It goes live tomorrow!
This is what it looks like. Two cameras and a lot of hot lights!
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+Lisa Barrett I don't think it matters if the back of your swatch looks messy! But, you could try tucking a few fingers or, even, your whole left hand behind the swatch when you work the first stitch. That should help keep things more even.
Gauge swatch, in action. This question came up in an Amazon review: "How many people can make a first anything...fit perfectly when it comes to knitting?" It is true that perfection isn't possible in a lot of things. Yo...
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Thanks for the response Lara :)
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Have her in circles
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Grafting, Kitchener Stitch and the Modern Knitter
I haven't found a perfect way to teach Kitchener Stitch, or Grafting, to everybody. All of the methods that use "go through this stitch knit-wise and that stitch purl-wise" leave me a bit cold. They require that your stitches be seated on the needle a certa...
I haven't found a perfect way to teach Kitchener Stitch, or Grafting, to everybody. All of the methods that use "go through this stitch knit-wise and that stitch purl-wise" leave me a bit cold. They require that your stitches...
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Glad you like it +Slick Wirth!
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Donna Druchunas' Sock Classes on Craftsy
Donna Druchunas , the force of nature behind the incredible Sheep to Shawl series, is also Craftsy instructor. We met up, over email, to talk about our classes. Here's the skinny on hers: Does your class cover cuff down, toe up, or both? DD: I have 3 sock c...
Donna Druchunas, the force of nature behind the incredible Sheep to Shawl series, is also Craftsy instructor. We met up, over email, to talk about our classes. Here's the skinny on hers: Does your class cover cuff down, t...
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Trailer for My Craftsy Class
Just in case you're curious about exactly what's in my class, here's the class trailer (complete with map of Minnesota!). And, no, I don't know what is the deal with my pinkies. Apparently I'm fancy like that.
Just in case you're curious about exactly what's in my class, here's the class trailer (complete with map of Minnesota!). And, no, I don't know what is the deal with my pinkies. Apparently I'm fancy like that.
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Craftsy Flash Sale! Tons of Classes Are Half Off!
Pssst - For this weekend only, get up to 50% off Craftsy’s best online classes (but not mine, because it goes live tomorrow!). Each class gives you hours of up-close instruction from expert instructors that you can enjoy, view and review anywhere. Fiber art...
Pssst - For this weekend only, get up to 50% off Craftsy’s best online classes (but not mine, because it goes live tomorrow!). Each class gives you hours of up-close instruction from expert instructors that you can enjoy, vie...
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Enter for A Chance to Win My Craftsy Class BEFORE It Goes Live on 4/13/15!
I went to Denver in February, where I met some wonderful people and had a great time shooting a Craftsy class all about sock heels and toes! It's called Socks My Way, Heel and Toe Variations, and from now until April 12 (the day before the class launches), ...
I went to Denver in February, where I met some wonderful people and had a great time shooting a Craftsy class all about sock heels and toes! It's called Socks My Way, Heel and Toe Variations, and from now until April 12 (the ...
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I Believe Your First Socks Should Fit
Gauge swatch, in action. This question came up in an Amazon review: " How many people can make a first anything...fit perfectly when it comes to knitting?" It is true that perfection isn't possible in a lot of things. Your first omelet won't be perfectly be...
Gauge swatch, in action. This question came up in an Amazon review: "How many people can make a first anything...fit perfectly when it comes to knitting?" It is true that perfection isn't possible in a lot of things. Yo...
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+Lara Neel​ thanks. Will do.
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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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