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Laura Nelkin
Worked at Nelkin Designs
Attended Cornell University
Lives in Trumansburg, NY
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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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Migra Mitts: The MClub's 3rd shipment!
Migra Mitts were designed as the pattern for the 3rd kit of 2015's M Club ! Migra Mitts are knit with one skein of Gale's Art MYS 622 a stunning blend of merino, yak, and silk. Gale dyed a stunning deep red for the club. It's actually even richer than shown...
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TNNA 2015: Columbus Style!
I'm back from TNNA... what a blast! The booth was WAY too busy to be taking photos, but I did get a few as each day flew by in a blur of seeing old friends, making new ones, showing kits and patterns and generally schmoozing it up knitter trade show style! ...
I'm back from TNNA... what a blast! The booth was WAY too busy to be taking photos, but I did get a few as each day flew by in a blur of seeing old friends, making new ones, showing kits and patterns and generally schmoozing it up knitter trade show style! I convinced my good friend, ...
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Many Hands Halli
I know I constantly gush about the amazing community that is my Ravelry group ... but I'm about to do it again! Last spring a group got together and knitted for me ... it was amazing, I was speechless . A conversation that came out of that group knitting pr...
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Thankyou for sharing it with your group +Christina Blount Presnell !
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An on the Road Again Meta MKAL GIVEAWAY!
Hello! I'm heading out to California today... I've got two days planned of relaxation/creativity/shopping/hiking/eating/philosophizing with a dear friend and then I'm headed to Vogue Knitting Live in Pasadena where I will be teaching a full schedule of some...
Hello! I'm heading out to California today... I've got two days planned of relaxation/creativity/shopping/hiking/eating/philosophizing with a dear friend and then I'm headed to Vogue Knitting Live in Pasadena where I will be teaching a full schedule of some of my favorite classes.
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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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Beaded Waves Cuff: Pattern, Kit and Tutorial!
It's time to tell you all about my newest jewelry design and kit: Beaded Waves Cuff ! I've actually had this pattern ready for a while, and have taught it numerous times in the last year, it just wasn't ready for public consumption until now! Beaded Waves, ...
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A Lisette B6168
I've had a little bee in my bonnet to work on my hand made wardrobe and after making my coat I took a long break, but I think I am right back to it! When I saw this Lisette dress release early this spring I knew I wanted to give it a try. I ended up choosin...
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Back with a winner!
What a week!  I've landed back home after another whirlwind of fun and work! I had a great 36 hour speed vacation with my dear friends, which you can peeks of on Instagram .... it included a Mini Cooper convertible, avocado toast, wine, Japanese fabric shop...
What a week! I've landed back home after another whirlwind of fun and work! I had a great 36 hour speed vacation with my dear friends, which you can peeks of on Instagram.... it included a Mini Cooper convertible, avocado toast, wine, Japanese fabric shopping, bento, walks on the beach, ...
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How do you SSK?
I've taught 5 Craftsy classes... and there are "some" knitters who have them all!  A few of them have noticed that I work my SSK's two different ways and have been asking why. I explained quickly but I felt you all deserved a detailed explanation.... First ...
I've taught 5 Craftsy classes... and there are "some" knitters who have them all! A few of them have noticed that I work my SSK's two different ways and have been asking why. I explained quickly but I felt you all deserved a detailed explanation.... First off, what is an SSK?
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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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