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Laura Nelkin
Worked at Nelkin Designs
Attended Cornell University
Lives in Trumansburg, NY
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What's Going On?
This is going to be an information packed, chatty blog post.... as there is ALOT going on!  First off, we enjoyed our first warm weather over the weekend... I almost didn't even know what to do with this: But, spring is a fickle beast, and since there is ra...
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Fixing Beading Mistakes!
I've been wanting to write this post for a long time... each time there is a KAL with beading techniques in my Ravelry group I go over these common fixes for problems that might come up when knitting with beads, and I realized it would be great to list them...
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Celebrating!
Guess what?  It's my birthday... so since I'm the boss I decided we should have a sale to celebrate! I am turning 28 for the 15th time... hence the 28% off discount on all kits (in my Etsy shop ) and patterns (in my Ravelry shop or website )! To take advant...
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Happy Birthday :)
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The M Club: Second Shipment for Magnify Mystery KAL!
I promised all of you M Club members that I'd educate you more about what came in your 2nd M Club shipment!  Sorry it took me a bit, I wanted to make sure most everyone received it! Your kit contained a whole pile of goodies! A 500 yard skein of Blue Moon F...
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NEW KIT: Cambio Cap (and a giveaway!)
It's time for that new kit I've been teasing you all with for months!  When  Cambio Cowl was released all I could do was think about how cool it would be to have a matching cap!  (and yes, y'all, I'm thinking about mitts next!) Cambio Cap is knit in the rou...
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Cochinilla is beautiful. But really, I like 'em all!
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Design Your Own Cowl with me on Craftsy!
Guess what posted this morning?  My newest class with Craftsy, Design Your Own Cowl . Cowl’s are the perfect shape to play with when starting to design. In my class, you'll use an interactive design worksheet, any of twelve step-by-step templates and lots o...
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My Next Craftsy Class!
Well, I've finally been given the go-ahead to lift the cone of silence and tell you about my newest Craftsy class!  You Ready?  It's official release date is April 8th! There are endless possibilities when designing knitwear and breaking down the cowl into ...
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The Beadle Needle: A Video Review and Tutorial!
Happy Monday Y'all!  I've got a little something special for you! For those of you who want a Beadle Needle of your own you can get them from these great retailers: Earthfaire.com Lacis For those of you DIY'ers out there... here is a post that shows you how...
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Liathite and Ross Farms... a match made in heaven!
Another sweater for me is off the needles... it's actually been done for a while, but I was a bit of a procrastinator when it came to the zipper and photos! Last Fall I reviewed Carol Feller's latest e-book Among Stones and SWORE that I would make myself a ...
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Gorgeous sweater! And thank you so much with providing a link to how you installed the zipper. I need to go get some blocking wires!
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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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