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Laura Nelkin
Worked at Nelkin Designs
Attended Cornell University
Lives in Trumansburg, NY
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200th Pattern Party (and the next MKAL!!!)
ALRIGHT.... I AM BACK FROM VACATION AND READY TO PARTY!!!! ARE YOU???? (sorry, I'm excited!!!!!) It is time for the next Mystery KAL, which just happens to be my 200th pattern on Ravelry. I've called it Ducenti , which means 200 in Latin, cause I like to be...
ALRIGHT.... I AM BACK FROM VACATION AND READY TO PARTY!!!! ARE YOU???? (sorry, I'm excited!!!!!) It is time for the next Mystery KAL, which just happens to be my 200th pattern on Ravelry. I've called it Ducenti, which means 200 in Latin, cause I like to be obvious like that!
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Knit Iceland with Laura Nelkin in March 2017!!!
March 13 - 29, 2017 Unique, distinct, mysterious, legendary - Iceland remains a well-kept travel secret and a mecca for knitters. Iceland is synonymous with knitting and wool is everywhere (even the grocery stores and gas stations). Knitting is as much a n...
Unique, distinct, mysterious, legendary - Iceland remains a well-kept travel secret and a mecca for knitters. Iceland is synonymous with knitting and wool is everywhere (even the grocery stores and gas stations). Knitting is as much a necessity in the cold dark winters as it is a labor of love.
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Giveaway for my Next Craftsy Class!
YEAH! I just heard that in less than two weeks my new Craftsy class is launching!!!!! I spent the winter and spring designing this class and I cannot wait for you all to watch it! Craftsy likes to tease almost as much as I do... and they are running a pre-l...
YEAH! I just heard that in less than two weeks my new Craftsy class is launching!!!!! I spent the winter and spring designing this class and I cannot wait for you all to watch it! Craftsy likes to tease almost as much as I do... and they are running a pre-launch class giveaway... want a chance ...
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Laura goes to TNNA... and comes back with photos, yarn and a new design!
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Gosh, I've been waiting for this week for months.... literally! One of the hardest things I have to do is not show my version of a Mystery KAL while you all knit away on yours! I've had my Synthesis done since January and have kept it hidden away. I am TOTALLY excited to be able to start wearing ...
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Beaded Waves Cuff... now in Cotton!
Well, I'm starting to get ready for my yearly trip to TNNA ... which means NEW KITS! Ready for the first one? Some of you know this one has been in the works for a while... it's Beaded Waves Cuff in Cotton ! With only 10 yards of yarn, 3 different colors of...
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Reading List: Summer 2016
We are headed on a family travel adventure to Ireland and Scotland and I've had a great time building a summer reading list for myself! I have a feeling a few of you are reading/listening more than usual and might have some other ideas for me as well! On my...
We are headed on a family travel adventure to Ireland and Scotland and I've had a great time building a summer reading list for myself! I have a feeling a few of you are reading/listening more than usual and might have some other ideas for me as well! On my Shelf:.
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Knit Texture: One Motif at a Time and the Contexta Afghan SWAP!
Finally.... my new Craftsy class Knit Texture: One Motif at a Time launched today. This is my 6th class with Craftsy and one that I have been planning for a while.... it is a technique class and also a project class! So you'll learn and make at the same tim...
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Migra Mitts Kit!
Migra Mitts were designed as the pattern for the 3rd kit of 2015's M Club and now they are ready to release as a kit ! Migra Mitts are knit with one skein of Gale's Art MYS 622 a stunning blend of merino, yak, and silk. I've kept the original Lola's Red Gal...
New Beaded Mitts Kit in four colors, with video tutorials!
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My TNNA 2016 Recap!
Hello All! I'm back from TNNA (the yarn industry's wholesale show) and once again it was a whirlwind of a weekend! As always the show was a blast... I've been going to TNNA for the last 10+ years in one capacity or another and it is always energizing to see...
Laura goes to TNNA... and comes back with photos, yarn and a new design!
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Synthesis Mystery KAL revealed... with a Giveaway and Contest!
Gosh, I've been waiting for this week for months.... literally! One of the hardest things I have to do is not show my version of a Mystery KAL while you all knit away on yours! I've had my Synthesis done since January and have kept it hidden away. I am TOTA...
Gosh, I've been waiting for this week for months.... literally! One of the hardest things I have to do is not show my version of a Mystery KAL while you all knit away on yours! I've had my Synthesis done since January and have kept it hidden away. I am TOTALLY excited to be able to start wearing ...
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Recap: Maryland Sheep and Wool 2016!
We're back from Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival... the best Mother's Day weekend I've ever had! My girl was helping out in Jill Draper's booth (some of you bought yarn from her)... and I was helping out there and taking time to enjoy the festival! There wa...
A photo journal of Laura's trip to Maryland Sheep and Wool 2016!
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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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Female
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Lola!