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Laura Nelkin
Worked at Nelkin Designs
Attended Cornell University
Lives in Trumansburg, NY
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Novus Collection: Choosing Yarn!
Once you've decided to knit a sweater from the Novus Collection it's time to choose what yarn you want to work with! Right? Sometimes this is the most fun and frustrating part of getting a project started.... Hot Flash was knit in a DK yarn, and Las Cruces ...
Once you've decided to knit a sweater from the Novus Collection it's time to choose what yarn you want to work with! Right? Sometimes this is the most fun and frustrating part of getting a project started.... Hot Flash was knit in a DK yarn, and Las Cruces in sport weight yarn.
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Dyeing a Long Gradient Yarn at Home with Food Dye!
I've been finding that it isn't as easy to find super long gradient yarns as I thought it would be for Circo Mystery Cowl KAL and decided to teach you how to make your own! I used to dye yarn for many of my weaving projects in college and it was great fun t...
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Circo Mystery KAL and a Giveaway!

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I've been loving the Brioche stitch for quite a while... and somewhere deep in the heart of last winter I decided it was time to try to figure out how to incorporate beads into it! I decided it would be a great "extra" pattern for this year's M Club as I lo...
I've been loving the Brioche stitch for quite a while... and somewhere deep in the heart of last winter I decided it was time to try to figure out how to incorporate beads into it! I decided it would be a great "extra" pattern for this year's M Club as I love to teach something new in the club, ...
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A Morris Blazer (or Two!)
I'm hard at work on new patterns/kits during the day, but at night and on the weekends I've been working on some clothes for Europe . When I saw Kelly from CutCutSew's Morris Blazer on Instagram my girl and I decided we both needed one for the trip!    Patt...
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I need your help... (and a giveaway!)
Oh my, I just had a really good mail day, and my needles are itching to cast on a new design with this yarn, BUT I can't decide what bead color I should use for it! I bet you need some background to help you decide which bead you like best.... this design i...
Oh my, I just had a really good mail day, and my needles are itching to cast on a new design with this yarn, BUT I can't decide what bead color I should use for it! I bet you need some background to help you decide which bead you like best.... this design is destined to be part of a super secret ...
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Novus Collection: The Construction!
I promised you all a blog series outlining some of the tips and tricks you'll need to know for the Novus Collection . Hot Flash and Las Cruces use the same techniques and construction so the series will apply to both patterns. I first played with this conce...
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Circo Mystery Cowl KAL (and a Giveaway!)
Did you hear? It's time for another Mystery KAL ! I give this one a two thumbs up for FUN and LEARNING! I can't wait until it's time to cast on together! I've set up a KAL PAL program in my Ravelry group, we tried this for Meta Mystery KAL and it went REALL...
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Mouette Scarflette: An M Club Bonus Pattern!
I've been loving the Brioche stitch for quite a while... and somewhere deep in the heart of last winter I decided it was time to try to figure out how to incorporate beads into it! I decided it would be a great "extra" pattern for this year's M Club as I lo...
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When Life Cycle becomes a Chuppah!
Hello All! I decided that I needed to blog more than once in July (even though it was a vacation month)! I have been Instagraming religiously, which is a great way to share my days in photos, but I do owe you a post with photos from our trip to Europe and m...
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Upcoming Trip to Europe, Fall Workshops and a Winner!
WOW... it's almost July? How in the heck did that happen? (Don't answer that!) I'm busy getting ready for a summer travel adventure with my family... we are headed to Europe again , but this time farther north, Copenhagen, Berlin, Prague and Bavaria. I even...
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Meta Mystery KAL: Shawl Revealed!
Thankyou all for playing in what a I know was a crazy Mystery KAL (even by my standards!)... I really tried hard with this one to keep you guessing as to what you were making until the last possible moment. Writing patterns like this is so stimulating for m...
Thankyou all for playing in what a I know was a crazy Mystery KAL (even by my standards!)... I really tried hard with this one to keep you guessing as to what you were making until the last possible moment. Writing patterns like this is so stimulating for my design cortex as I end up with a ...
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Knitwear Designer
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  • Nelkin Designs
    2006 - 2011
  • Flax/Angelheart Designs
    1996 - 1998
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Trumansburg, NY
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Knitter, Designer, Cook, Mom, Biker, Hiker, all around wild woman!
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  • Cornell University
    Apparel Design, 1992 - 1995
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